City of El Monte Development of Parcel 5 of the SP-1 El Monte Gateway Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
El Monte, City of (City of El Monte)
Document Title
City of El Monte Development of Parcel 5 of the SP-1 El Monte Gateway Specific Plan
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
City of El Monte

Document Description
The proposed project consists of the development of approximately 577,845 SF of mixed commercial uses and 1,314 parking spaces on a 3.58-acre site. On October 30, 2019, the City of El Monte Planning Commission approved entitlements for the construction and operations of this mixed commercial use project.

Contact Information
Betty Donavanik
City of El Monte
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA 91731

Phone : (626) 580-2056


El Monte
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Santa Anita Avenue north of Brockway Street and I-10
Total Acres
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The State CEQA Guidelines provide a series of categorical exemptions for projects that have been deemed to have minimal impacts on the environment and the legislature has concluded will not have a significant adverse environmental impact on the environment. The proposed implementation of the Parcel 5 of SP-5 El Monte Gateway Specific Plan project in the City of El Monte has been determined to have no potential to cause significant adverse effects on the environment and will provide the City of El Monte with an infill development project consistent with the existing General Plan designation and Zone Classification. Categorical Exemption Class 32, Section 15332 of the State CEQA Guidelines provides an exemption from further compliance with CEQA for projects that meets the identified development qualifications for a Class 32 exemption. The proposed implementation of the Parcel 5 of SP 5 El Monte Gateway Specific Plan project has been determined to comply with the criteria established for a Class 32 Categorical Exemption. Therefore, this proposed action is not forecast to cause any potential for significant adverse environmental impacts and qualifies with the requirements for a Section 15332 Categorical Exemption.


Notice of Exemption
EL-171 conformed-stamped NOE   PDF 174 K

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