SWC 8th and Highland Springs


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Beaumont
Document Title
SWC 8th and Highland Springs
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant land
Document Description
Evergreen Devco, Inc. (“Project Applicant”) is proposing the development of a 3,500 square-foot quick service restaurant (QSR), a gas station with six fuel pumps with 12 dispensers, and a 4,088 square-foot convenience store on a 2.08-acre parcel in the City of Beaumont, Riverside County. The Project Site is located on the southwest corner of Highland Springs Avenue and East 8th Street (see Figure 1-Regional Location and Figure 2-Project Vicinity). The existing vacant parcel is described as Assessor’s Parcel No. 419-150-034. The Project Site is currently vacant and will be split into two lots as shown on Figure 3, via a Tentative Parcel Map. Lot A will be in Parcel 2 and consist of a QSR with an attached drive-thru and thirty-nine (39) parking spaces, 2 of which will be handicap-accessible parking spaces; Lot B will in Parcel 1 and consist of a gas station with six fuel pumps with twelve (12) fueling dispensers, and a convenience store with 49 parking spaces, 2 of which will be handicap-accessible parking spaces. The site design also includes two (2) 20K-gallon underground storage tanks (USTs) and one (1) Healy Tank(s) (clean air separator). One of the USTs will hold 20K-gallons of Regular Unleaded Gasoline. The other UST is a Split Tank, which will hold 8K-gallons of Premium Unleaded Gasoline and 12K-gallons of Diesel. An underground detention system with a minimum storage volume of 4,700 cubic feet is proposed for peak attenuation of storm flows. The City of Beaumont requires a Conditional Use Permit for fast food restaurants with a drive-thru use, a Gas/Service Station, as well as for the operation of an off-sale alcohol license. Access to the Project Site would be provided by a 35-foot driveway at 8th Street and a 35-foot driveway at Highland Springs Ave. The Proposed Project includes the installation of two (2) monuments illuminated signs, one in each frontage. Landscaping will be provided on the northern and eastern boundaries. Structure heights will be a maximum of 18.5 feet for the fueling station canopy and 22 feet for the building. The Project Site has a current zoning of Commercial Community and General Plan land use designation of Community Commercial. The Community Commercial land use designation is characterized by commercial shopping centers that serve adjacent neighborhoods. The Project Site is surrounded by commercial development (medical and dental offices), ongoing development (Sundance Corporate Center), and public facilities (hospital and nursing facility).

Contact Information

Carole L Kendrick
Agency Name
City of Beaumont
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Evergreen Devco, Inc
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Citywide, Countywide, Southern California, Statewide
Cross Streets
8th Street and Highland Springs
Total Acres
Parcel #

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation
Development Types
Local Actions
Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Design Review


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