Reasons for Exemption
The project is within City limits on a site smaller than 5 acres and has been found to be consistent with the General Plan and all applicable zoning regulations Including the Temecula Regional Center Specific Plan. Carwashes are a permitted use within the entire Temecula Regional Center Specific Plan area therefore impacts related to air quality have been addressed in the Temecula Regional Center Specific Plan EIR (SCN: 89020013). The project site has accommodated various commercial restaurants and is surrounded by active commercial development. All utilities are available for the use. The site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species. Noise impacts will be mitigated by utilizing blower mufflers. With regard to water quality, the project has completed the Water Quality Management Plan process with the City’s Public Works department to ensure all current standards are met. Negative effects related to traffic are also not anticipated since the project provides queuing for up to 21 cars.