Urban Orchard Demonstration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of South Gate
Document Title
Urban Orchard Demonstration Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
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
Agency Name
City of South Gate
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
City of South Gate
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Recreational (30-acre park)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Public Works
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


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