The applicant requests a General Plan Amendment and Specific Plan Amendment
Number 16, to create a new density category for the Anaheim Reso1t Specific Plan (ARSP) (SP92-2); Minor Conditional Use Permit to allow valet parking; Variance to allow a narrower landscaped street setback than required by the Code; Final Site Plan to confirm the Project complies with the ARSP; and Administrative Adjustment for a reduction in the number of parking spaces required by the Code. The applicant proposes to demolish the existing industrial building and construct a six-story, 125-room boutique hotel. The hotel would include a 490-square foot quick serve restaurant with outdoor seating and a 380-square foot market. Vehicular circulation, including valet drop-off and pick up areas, would be located on the northern portion of the site. The hotel would utilize valet parking and a three-tiered "mechanical puzzle" parking system wherein vehicles are stacked in tiers that can be slid, ascended, or descended in order for valet attendants to access the desired vehicle; one tier of the parking system would be subterranean and two tiers would be above grade.
On September 15, 2020 the Anaheim City Council, at its meeting, by separate Resolutions, approved a Mitigated
Negative Declaration and the requests below for the Hotel 55 Project and introduced an Ordinance for amending
portions of Chapter 18.116 (Anaheim Reso1t Specific Plan No. 92-2 (SP 92-2) Zoning and Development
Standards) of Title 18 of the Anaheim Municipal Code and the (Amendment No. 16 to the ARSP):
• General Plan Amendment No. 2019-00529
• Minor Conditional Use Permit No. 2019-06041
• Variance No 2020-05 l 32
• Administrative Adjustment No. 2019-00437
• Final Site Plan No. 2019-00001
On September 29, 2020 the Anaheim City Council, at its meeting, adopted Ordinance No. 6494, finalizing
Amendment No. 16 to the Anaheim Resort Specific Plan to create a new density category "Medium Density
(Modified A)" (Specific Plan Amendment No. 92-2Y).
The following determinations were made regarding the Hotel 55 Project:
(a) The project will not have a significant effect on the environment.
(b) A Mitigated Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA.
(c) A Mitigation Monitoring Plan was adopted by Resolution for this project.
(d) Mitigation measures were made a condition of the approval of the project.