Elephant Hill Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Pomona
Document Title
Elephant Hill Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoned Open Space (O) and Planned Residential Development (PRD) with a Senate Bill (SB) 330 Overlay (with a small portion zoned as Phillips Ranch Specific Plan) and designated as Open Space and Urban Neighborhood in the City's General Plan
Document Description
The proposed Development Area associated with the proposed Elephant Hill project (project) would be focused within the 43.77-acre southwestern portion of the site (Development Area) that is designated as Urban Neighborhood. The proposed Development Area would include development of 228 residential dwelling units, a recreational center, developed open space (including landscaped slopes and fuel modification areas), onsite roads, and utility infrastructure. A total of 76.83 acres of existing open space located in the eastern and northeastern portion of the project site (Open Space Area) would remain undeveloped. Within the Open Space Area, 68.57 acres would remain undeveloped and untouched (Natural Open Space Area), while approximately 8.26 acres of biological habitat mitigation is proposed within the northern portion of the Open Space Area (mitigation area), which would include 4.95 acres of coastal sage scrub restoration activities and 3.31 acres of habitat preservation areas. The habitat preservation areas would include 2.01 acres of coastal sage scrub preservation, 1.19 acres of walnut preservation, and 0.11 acres of dudleya preservation.

Contact Information

Alex Jimenez
Agency Name
City of Pomona
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
State Route (SR) 57 to the west and Mission Boulevard to the south
Total Acres
Parcel #
8707-020-001, 8707-020-008, and 8708-021-058
State Highways
SR 57, SR-71, I-10, SR-60
Union Pacific RR Right-of-Way
Westmont, Lopez, Arroyo, and Roosevelt Elementary
Unnamed drainages
26 and
San Dima

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), 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), 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 16, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 228, Acres 15.32), Recreational (1.02-acre recreation center)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Major Oak Tree Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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