Cypress Town Center

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Cypress
Document Title
Cypress Town Center
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Public and Semi-public Zone/Specific Plan Area

Document Description
The proposed project is located on an approximately 7-acre site (project site) south of Vessels Circle and west of Walker Street in the City of Cypress, California. In its existing condition, the project site is a parking lot with asphalt paving, 6 overhead light poles, and a 60 inch wide strip of ornamental trees, palm trees and grass/shrubs on the north portion. The project site is bounded on the north by the Los Alamitos Race Track, on the west by surface parking lots, on the south by a Costco and a vacant parking lot approved for the Cypress City Center mixed-use development, and on the east by a two-story office building. The proposed project includes the development of a portion of the Los Alamitos Racecourse parking lot area into a residential multi-family community consisting of 135 dwelling units consistent with the Cypress Town Center and Commons Specific Plan 2.0 (Specific Plan). The 135 multi-family residential homes would include two types of multi-family units: 56 two-story condominiums in four buildings that would be arranged around motor courts in the center portion of the project site; and 79 three-story row townhomes that would be located along the outer portions of the project site. The layout of the proposed project is a paseo-style community with a central large open space area that would include a pool and landscaped areas for other active and passive recreation uses. The proposed project also includes an off-site swale south of the project site that would direct overflow from the proposed on-site drainage facilities towards Winners Circle. Access to the project site would be provided via a driveway from a proposed extension of Vessels Circle to the north of the project site. Additionally, the proposed project includes an off-site, 200 foot long bioswale to treat drainage from the proposed Vessels Circle extension.

Contact Information
Jeff Zwack
City of Cypress
Lead/Public Agency
5275 Orange Avenue
Cypress, CA 90630

Phone : (714) 229-6720

Melia Homes
Project Applicant


33°48'21"N 118°2'25"W
Cross Streets
Vessels Circle and Walker Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
241--091-36 and 241-091-40
Los Alamitos JFTB
Coyote Creek
21, 28

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 135, Acres 7)
Local Action
Site Plan Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Energy
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (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) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document
NOP   PDF 262 K
NOC   PDF 1479 K
State Comments
2020099025_NAHC Comment   PDF 331 K

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