The Mercury Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Pico Rivera
Document Title
The Mercury Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Zone: General Commercial (C-G); General Plan land use designation: Mixed-Use/Housing Element Site Opportunity Area 8
Document Description
The proposed project involves development of a three to six-story mixed-use building with a 6.5-level parking structure in the core, 1 level of subterranean parking, ground-floor retail and residential uses, and residential uses in floors two through six on a 2.85-acre site. The building is a wrap-style with parking levels extending all floors interior to the building. The proposed project would develop 255 dwelling units consisting of a mix of studios, junior studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms, and three-bedrooms, with 13 units set aside as affordable housing units. Up to 5,730 square feet of retail space, up to 1,750 square feet of ground-floor lobby/leasing space, up to 17,010 square feet of rooftop pool/community recreation, and up to 190,000 square feet of parking are included as part of the proposed project. The first floor of the proposed building would include a mix of retail, residential, public seating areas, and a main lobby/leasing office. Floors two through six include residential units, parking, and related residential amenities. The roof deck of the parking structure would include a pool and recreation facilities such as a gym and clubhouse for use by residents and their guests only. Implementation of the proposed project would require a General Plan amendment, zone code amendment, zone reclassification, conditional use permit, and approval of a Specific Plan.

Contact Information

Julia Gonzalez
Agency Name
City of Pico Rivera
Job Title
Deputy Director, Community and Economic Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Pico Rivera
Los Angeles
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Washington Boulevard and Rosemead Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Rio Hondo Channel
2 S
12 W
Other Location Info
The project site is located at 8825 Washington Boulevard (APN: 6370-027-018) in the central part of the city of Pico Rivera, Los Angeles County, California. Regional access to the project site is via Interstate 605 (I-605), the San Gabriel River Freeway, 1.23 miles to the east, and Interstate 5 (I-5), /the Santa Ana Freeway, 2.0 miles to the south. Rosemead Boulevard also provides regional access and is located approximately 500 feet to the east. The project site is bounded by Washington Boulevard to the south and adjacent commercial uses to the north, east, and west. A single-family residential neighborhood borders the project site to the northwest.

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, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, 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 Drinking Water, District 15, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 255, Acres 1.6), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 5730, Acres 0.13, Employees 11)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 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
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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