To demolish the existing fast-food restaurant and office building, and construct a new, seven-story (plus mezzanine) hotel with 137 rooms, approximately 95 feet in height with a total of 120 parking spaces on a
23,309 square-foot, corner site located in the DSP Transitional District (DSP/TD).
The project is exempt from CEQA review as a Class 32- "In-fill Development Projects" exemption pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 because the project meets all the conditions for an in-fill development project as follows:
a) The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations;
b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban areas;
c) The project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species;
d) Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality; and
e) The site can be adequately served by all require utilities and public services.