CUP 20-10, CUP 20-18, and PD 20-04


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Brea
Document Title
CUP 20-10, CUP 20-18, and PD 20-04
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Demolition of two commercial buildings totaling 9,588 square-feet, construction of a new 3,267 square-foot single-story restaurant with a 22-vehicle double-lane drive-thru, and associated site improvements; and modifications to the existing Brea Gaslight Square Sign Program to allow signage associated with the Project.

Contact Information
Tracy Steinkruger
Community Development Director
Lead/Public Agency / Responsible Agency
1 Civic Center Dr.
Brea, CA 92821

Phone : (714) 990-7674


Other Location Info
255 E. Imperial Hwy

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15301, 15303, 15332
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 (Existing Facilities) - The Project would demolish two existing commercial buildings with a combined total of 9,588 square-feet, and replace them with a single 3,267 square-foot building. Therefore, the Project will reduce the total onsite building area by 6,321 square-feet. Class 3 (New Construction of Small Structures) - This exemption is applicable to the construction of commercial buildings under 10,000 square feet. The Project would construct a new 3,267 square-foot building that is under the 10,000 square-foot threshold. Class 32 (In-fill Development Project) – This exemption refers to project that are characterized by infill. The 1.88-acre subject site is located in the City of Brea along Imperial Hwy. and is developed on all surrounding sides. The project is consistent with the applicable General Plan designation, General Plan policies, and zoning designation and regulations. The site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species. The project is categorized as local serving and would not reach the thresholds to require an assessment of VMT. Noise from the project would be contained to the noise thresholds established by ordinance, consistent with the General Plan. Air Quality thresholds are established through the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The project would not exceed these established thresholds. The project has been conditioned to for a Water Quality Management Plan that would identify Best Management Practices (BMP) to reduce or eliminate potential impacts from water runoff from the site. The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption
CEQA NOE Raising Canes 2   PDF 987 K

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