Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center Hospital Expansion Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Riverside
Document Title
Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center Hospital Expansion Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The Project site is located at 10800 Magnolia Avenue has a General Plan land use designation of Mixed-Use Urban (MU-U) and is zoned CR-SP - Commercial Retail and Specific Plan (Magnolia Avenue) Overlay Zones. The off-site property located at 11510 Magnolia Avenue has a General Plan land use designation of Mixed Used Village (Mu-V) and is zoned R-1-7000-SP - Single Family Residential and Specific Plan (Magnolia Avenue )Overlay Zones. The off-site property located at 10821 Magnolia Avenue has a land use designation of Mixed Use Village (MU-V) and is zoned MU-V-SP - Mixed Use Village and Specific Plan (Magnolia Avenue) Overlay Zones.
Document Description
Kaiser Permanente is proposing the redevelopment of approximately 15.5 acres of the existing 37.5-acre Medical Center in the City of Riverside to expand acute care medical service facilities and ancillary uses (proposed project). The expansion of the existing Medical Center is proposed to address the need for additional adult single occupancy and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) beds, increase the capacity of operating rooms and interventional radiology, improve parking, and increase functional efficiencies in key clinical services, including the emergency department. The proposed Project consists of a new, approximately 180,474-square-foot, five-story hospital tower with 152 new beds for a total number of 359 beds upon Project completion, a new 115,526 square foot two-story diagnostic and treatment (D&T) building, a 5-story (6 decks),1,200-space aboveground parking structure, and upgrades to the existing central utility plant, including installation of a new emergency generator. The Project also includes ancillary features such as a new patient drop-off canopy, driveways, walkways, surface parking, landscaping, lighting, and signage. The proposed Project also includes construction of two off-site parking lots. Off-Site Area 1, 10821 Magnolia Avenue, encompasses 1.3 acres and would be developed with 87 parking stalls. Up to five construction trailers would be placed at Off-Site Area 1 during the Project’s construction phase. Off-Site Area 2, 11510 Magnolia Avenue, encompasses approximately 516 parking stalls. Project construction would occur over an approximate 4½ -year period in two major build phases. Phase 1 would construct the parking structure at the Medical Center campus and the two off-site parking lots. Phase 2 would construction the new hospital tower and D&T building at the Medical Center campus.

Contact Information

Brian Norton
Agency Name
City of Riverside
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Magnolia Avenue, Park Sierra Drive and Polk Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
138-470-010, 142-293-028, 132-020-033
State Highways
Route 91
La Sierra High School, Collett Elementary School
Riverside Canal
18, 19

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), 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 Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Hospital expansion, associated parking structure, & parking lots)
Local Actions
Rezone, Use Permit, Design Review
Project Issues
Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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