Lake and Mountain Commercial Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Lake Elsinore
Document Title
Lake and Mountain Commercial Center
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Vacant/Single Family Residential

Document Description
The proposed project would consist of a commercial/retail center that includes retail buildings, drive-thru restaurants, a quick-serve restaurant, a convenience store, express car wash, and gas station land uses on a total of 5.63 acres (proposed lot size). The project site is designated General Commercial by the City of Lake Elsinore General Plan and it is zoned C-2 (General Commercial). The proposed project would not change the existing zoning nor the land use designation. The total building area for the proposed project will consist of approximately 32,695 square feet (SF) of commercial and retail uses that also includes a gas station. The proposed project will consist of a 3,400 SF convenience store with an attached 1,525 SF Quick-Serve Restaurant (QSR), 4,089 SF gas fueling canopy, a 3,150 SF express car wash, two (2) 4,850 SF retail buildings, a 3,320 SF drive-through restaurant with an attached 1,600 SF retail building, and a 2,520 SF drive-through restaurant with an attached 2,400 SF retail building. The proposed project would provide vehicle ingress/egress along Mountain Street, in addition to two (2) additional ingress/egress along Lake Street. This three-access point to the proposed project are proposed to be full-access. Parking has been accommodated throughout the site with approximately 170 parking stalls, including 11 ADA stalls, 20 vacuum stalls, and seven (7) electric vehicle charging stalls. Landscaping features will be incorporated along the boundary of the project site and in the interior of the site. Trees will provide shade to the proposed parking stalls and landscaping along the east and south side of the property will prevent flow runoff towards Lake Street and Mountain Street. The proposed project has also been designed with a bio filtration system designed to retain and treat a designated volume stormwater runoff that is located on the northern portion of the project site. Construction of the proposed project is anticipated to beginin the first quarter of 2022 with an approximate 12 month construction period.

Contact Information
Chris Moore
The Altum Group
Lead/Public Agency
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Ste. 219
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Phone : (858) 414-7363

Tiger Petroleum, Inc.
Project Applicant


33°44'16.1"N 117°8'1.9"W
Lake Elsinore
Southern California
Cross Streets
Lake Street and Mountain Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
389-030-012 through -018
State Highways
State Highway 74
Terra Cotta Middle School
USGS 7.5

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Commercial/retail Center)(Sq. Ft. 32,695, Acres 5.63)
Local Action
Site Plan Use Permit Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB) Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document
Lake and Mountain Commercial Center - Initial Study   PDF 23071 K Lake and Mountain Commercial Center - Notice of Preparation   PDF 895 K
Lake and Mountain Commercial Center - Notice of Completion   PDF 730 K
State Comments
2020080538_NAHC Comment   PDF 329 K

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