Ganahl Lumber Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Juan Capistrano
Document Title
Ganahl Lumber Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoning: Commercial Manufacturing and Mobile Home Park Senior Overlay; GPLU: Quasi-Industrial and Industrial Park
Document Description
The proposed project involves the development of three separate areas, described as Areas A, B, and C. Area A would include the future potential development of two drive-through restaurants. Area B would be developed with the Ganahl Lumber hardware store and lumber yard, which would be comprised of 15 structures, including 3 main buildings, a guard house, and 11 sheds. Area C would include a crushed-rock gravel area for long-term vehicle storage; the lot would include 399 parking spaces that would be used by local car dealerships to store excess vehicles. The proposed project includes an easement travelling north/south from the northwestern corner of Area C to Avenida Aeropuerto to provide emergency access to and from the project site to the north and serve as a utility easement for the project's gas, storm drain, and sewer improvements.

Contact Information

Sergio Klotz
Agency Name
City of San Juan Capistrano
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Ganahl Lumber Company
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Juan Capistrano
Cross Streets
Stonehill Drive and Camino Capistrano
Total Acres
Parcel #
121-253-13,-15, 121-240-39,-73,-76
State Highways
SR-1, SR-74, I-5
Amtrak/Metrolink Rail
San Juan Creek, Pacific Ocean
Other Location Info
Schools: Del Obispo Elementary School Palisades Elementary School Kinoshita Elementary School Marco Forster Middle School Dana Hills High School West River Academy Private School Little Minds Montessori Academy St. Edward the Confessor School Dana Montessori School Capistrano Beach Christian School St. Anne School

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Education, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 167,385, Acres 3.84, Employees 80-100)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


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