Whittier Pointe Commercial Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Whittier
Document Title
Whittier Pointe Commercial Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The site contains a concrete pad and parking lot. The 2040 Envision Whittier General Plan Land Use Map designates the 1.08-acre site as Medical. The project site is zoned Whittier Boulevard Specific Plan (WBSP), Workplace Cluster.
Document Description
Conditional Use Permit No. CUP21-0001 is a permit to allow for a development standard deviation under the Development Hardship provisions (Section 4.7) of the Whittier Boulevard Specific Plan, to permit a drive thru and permit modified hours for the operation of the coffee shop (Starbucks) located at 12540 Whittier Boulevard and 12549 Washington Boulevard, Whittier, Los Angeles County. The WBSP deviation requested will allow for the elimination of landscape finger planters. The drive-thru is proposed for the coffee shop operating 24-hours and the interior service area of the coffee shop having extended hours of operation from 4:30 am to midnight. Development Review Permit No. DRP21-0017 to construct a new 10,968-square foot, three-story commercial building and demolition of the existing concrete pad and parking lot at 12549 Washington Boulevard.

Contact Information

Luis G. Escobedo
Agency Name
City of Whittier Community Development Department
Job Title
Planning Services Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Citywide, Southern California
Cross Streets
Whittier Boulevard and Washington Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
8170-029-900 and 8170-029-902
State Highways
72, 605
Evergreen Elementary, Dexter Middle and Whittier High Schools
San Gabriel River
2 S
11 W
San Bern
Other Location Info
12540 Whittier Boulevard and 12549 Washington Boulevard

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), 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 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 Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 10968, Acres 1.08, Employees 20)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Tribal Cultural Resources


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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