General Plan Update and Housing Element Update (2021-2029)

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021040762
Lead Agency
City of Whittier
Document Title
General Plan Update and Housing Element Update (2021-2029)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Document Description
The comprehensive update of the Whittier General Plan and Housing Element will serve as the guide for the City's future growth and development. The General Plan contains goals, policies, and programs that will provide City staff and discretionary bodies with a foundation for decisions for long-range planning related to physical development and public services. The 2040 planning horizon for the Planning Area is estimated to result in increases of approximately 472 single family dwellings, 7,023 multifamily dwellings, 828,448 square feet of office space, 193,819 square feet of industrial space, and a reduction of 300,102 square feet of commercial space. An estimated increase of approximately 20,190 residents and 1,396 jobs is projected for the 2040 horizon year.

Contact Information

Name
Sonya Lui
Agency Name
City of Whittier
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Whittier
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Whittier Boulevard/Santa Fe Springs Road
Zip
Multiple
Total Acres
12,506
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
I-605 & SR-72
Railways
UPRR, AT&SF, Metrolink
Airports
N/A
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
San Gabriel River, Coyote Creek, etc.
Township
N/A
Range
N/A
Section
N/A
Base
N/A

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Residential units)(Units 53649, Acres 6979), Office (Sq. Ft. 3139981, Acres 90, Employees 12437), Commercial (Commercial)(Sq. Ft. 4662791, Acres 542, Employees 11108), Industrial (Industrial)(Sq. Ft. 2087822, Acres 148, Employees 4176)
Local Actions
General Plan Update, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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