Urban Orchard Demonstration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
South Gate, City of (City of South Gate)
Document Title
Urban Orchard Demonstration Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
City of South Gate
Present Land Use
Zoning: M2 (Light Manufacturing)/CV (Civic). General Plan: Water Bodies, Easements and Public Works/Civic and institutional/Vacant Land

Document Description
The proposed project will involve the construction and subsequent operation of a 30-acre passive recreational park area that will extend along the east side of the Los Angeles River between Firestone Boulevard (on the north), the confluence where the Los Angeles River connects with the Rio Hondo Channel (on the south), the Los Angeles River (on the west) and Interstate 710 (on the east). The project area includes 23 acres which extend for approximately 1.1 miles along the east side of the Los Angeles River; and the Bandini Channel, which extends along the northern portion of the project site and along the east side of the Los Angeles River. The project area will be anchored by a 7-acre City-owned parcel, located to the north of the Thunderbird Villa Mobile Home Park.

Contact Information
Gladis Deras
City of South Gate
6650 California Ave
South Gate, CA 90280

Phone : (323) 563-9578


South Gate
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Southern Ave and W. Frontage Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
I-710, Long Beach Frwy
LA River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (30-acre park)
Local Action
Site Plan Public Works
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy California Department of Transportation, District 7


Environmental Document
Notice of Public Hearing and Intent   PDF 718 K SGAT 026 - Urban Orchard ISMND _June 26, 2019_   PDF 17480 K
NOC   PDF 2287 K
State Comments
2019079047 Caltrans   PDF 1207 K 2019079047_DT7_07-LA-2019-02683 Urban Orchard Demonstration Project - MND - SIGNED   PDF 470 K

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