Merrill Commerce Center Specific Plan Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Ontario, City of (City of Ontario)
Document Title
Merrill Commerce Center Specific Plan Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
Merrill Commerce Center East/West LLC
Present Land Use
Zoning: Specific Plan with an Agricultural Overlay// General Plan: Business Pa rk, Office Commercial, & General Commercial

Document Description
Merrill Commerce Center Specific Plan proposes development and operation of up to 7,014,000 square feet of high-cube fulfillment center warehouse uses and up to 1,441,000 square feet of business park uses (total of 8,455,000 square feet of development) on approximately 376.3 acres. The Project site is located a long Merrill Avenue, between Grove Avenue and Carpenter Avenue. Eucalyptus Avenue forms the northerly boundary.

Contact Information
Richard Ayala
City of Ontario
303 East B Street
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 395-2036


San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Merrill Avenue, Grove Avenue
Total Acres

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (1.4 mil Sq. Ft.) Industrial (7 mil Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
Specific Plan Site Plan
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Department of Conservation Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Native American Heritage Commission


Environmental Document
Merrill CCSP IS_April2019   PDF 17660 K NOP   PDF 315 K summary form   PDF 44 K
letter   PDF 406 K noc   PDF 405 K
Notice of Exemption
2019049079CONSERVATION   PDF 862 K
State Comments
2019049079 nahc   PDF 4711 K arb 2019049079   PDF 1596 K

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