Orchard View Gardens Senior Apartment Homes Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Buena Park, City of (City of Buena Park)
Document Title
Orchard View Gardens Senior Apartment Homes Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
National Community Renaissance of California
Present Land Use
Church site, zoned Single-Family Residential

Document Description
The City of Buena Park (City) is processing a request to implement a series of discretionary actions that would ultimately allow for the subdivision of the existing parcel (APN 039-283-25) into two new parcels. The southern parcel (Parcel 1) would maintain St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church and surface parking on 1.44 acres. The newly created 1.76 acre parcel occupying the eastern and northern portion of the site (Parcel 2) would be developed with a primary residential apartment building and 9 single-story casitas accommodating 66 residential units and a 3,000 square foot community center. The residential apartment homes, including 62 one-bedroom units and 4 two-bedroom units, will be reserved for seniors aged 62 and over, with one of the 66 units being an exempt manager’s unit. The Applicant is seeking a General Plan Amendment to High Density Residential, a Zone Change to Medium-Density Multifamily Residential (RM 20), a modification to use permit, and a Development Agreement to accommodate the Proposed Project. The Project will also necessitate a Tentative Parcel Map to divide the one parcel into two.

Contact Information
Swati Meshram
City of Buena Park
6650 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90621

Phone : (714) 562-3614


Buena Park
Cross Streets
La Palma Avenue, Crescent A

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Affordable Senior Housing)(66 Units, 3.2 Acres)
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 12 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 Department of Toxic Substances Control San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water


Environmental Document
Attachment 1 - List of Schools for NOC_R02   PDF 108 K FINAL NOI_9   PDF 111 K Orchard_View_Gardens_ISMND_Sept_R06_Clean   PDF 9158 K Summary_Form_FINAL_9   PDF 640 K
Signed NOC_OCR   PDF 1580 K

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