Sycamore Hills Distribution Center

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Riverside
Document Title
Sycamore Hills Distribution Center
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
General Plan Designation: B/OP - Business/Office Park, Zoning: BMP-SP Business and Manufacturing Park and Specific Plan
Document Description
The Sycamore Hills Distribution Center Project proposes development of two warehouse buildings and associated improvements including parking, fire lanes, fencing and walls (including retaining walls), landscaping, and water quality treatment areas. The Project proposes subdividing the site into two numbered parcels (Parcels 1 and 2) and three lettered parcels (Parcels A, B, and C). Parcel 1 is proposed to be developed with Building A, a 400,000 square foot warehouse, and Parcel 2 with Building B, a 203,100 square foot warehouse, for a combined total of 603,100 square feet of warehouse. Both warehouse buildings are proposed for high cube transload short-term use, primarily for the short-term storage and/or consolidation of manufactured goods (and to a lesser extent, raw materials), usually on pallet loads or larger handling products prior to their distribution to retail locations or other warehouses. A typical high cube warehouse has a high level of on-site automation and logistics management. No refrigeration use is proposed. Parcels A and B contain the existing 11.6-acre Restricted Property that landlocks Parcel 1. The proposed Project includes modifications to the Restricted Property to create a driveway to connect Parcel 1/Building A to Alessandro Boulevard. The Project proposes to expand the Restricted Property by a net 0.77-acre, for a total acreage of 12.37 acres. A trailhead parking lot is proposed on Parcel C, totaling 1.18 acres, for access to the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park. Improvements include a parking lot, sidewalk, shade structure, bike rack, drinking fountain, fencing, and a Fire Department access gate. Parcel C will be dedicated to the City.

Contact Information

Veronica Hernandez
Agency Name
City of Riverside
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Darrell A. Butler and Khosoro Khaloghli
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Mission Grove, Edgemont, Moreno Valley, Riverside
Cross Streets
Alessandro Boulevard, Barton Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
263-060-022, -024, -026
State Highways
SR-60, I-215
March Air Reserve Base
Taft & JFK Elementary
Jurisdictional drainages, Drainage A and Drainage B
Other Location Info
Base: Riverside East

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Air Resources Board (ARB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Air Resources Board (ARB)
Development Types
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 603,100, Acres 48.64)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Other
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, 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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