Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 19-015 and Site Development Review (SDR) 19-012 (Holiday Inn Express & Suites).


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Hemet
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 19-015 and Site Development Review (SDR) 19-012 (Holiday Inn Express & Suites).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The applicant is requesting conditional use permit and site development review approval to construct and operate a 48,698 square-foot, 4-story, 80 room Hotel, on approximately 1.59 acres with 88 parking spaces, landscaping and lighting, and outdoor pool and lounge area. Proposed hours of operation for the pool are from 8:00am to 9:00pm Sunday through Thursday and 8:00am to 10:00pm on Friday and Saturday. A conditional use permit is required to exceed the maximum floor area ratio of 40 percent to 71 percent and maximum building height of 35 feet to 50 feet to accommodate a hotel use in accordance with Hemet Municipal Code Section 90-895(d)(2) and (3).

Contact Information

Mina Morgan
Agency Name
City of Hemet
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Parcel #
Other Location Info
The project site is located East of the northeast corner of W Florida Avenue & N Cawston Avenue.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15332 (In-Fill Development Projects).
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 (In-Fill Development Projects) Class 32 consists of projects characterized as in-fill development meeting the conditions described in this section. CEQA Guidelines Association of Environmental Professionals 2020 279 (a) The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations. (b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban uses. (c) The project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species. (d) Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality. (e) The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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