Shen Residence Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rolling Hills
Document Title
Shen Residence Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Undeveloped land
Document Description
The project site consists of an undeveloped 21.14-acre parcel located at 77 Portuguese Bend Road and existing private off-site access drive. The proposed project involves four components: 1) construction of an 8,847-square-foot single-family residence (hereafter referred to as “proposed home”); 2) construction of a 2,427-square-foot guesthouse; 3) construction of a 2,766-square-footpool area; and 4) the re-alignment and potential modification of an existing road and driveway into the easement area located between residences at 73 and 74 Portuguese Bend Road. The proposed home would include two two-car garages, four bedrooms, four bathrooms and two half-bathrooms. Amenities associated with the proposed home would include an open central courtyard, a gym/workshop, a breakfast nook, a laundry room, and a pantry. The proposed guesthouse would include an open pond courtyard, one bedroom, one bathroom and one half-bathroom. The proposed pool area would include a swimming pool with a pool gate, jacuzzi, walkway, and pool deck. The proposed project would also include a 450-square-foot stable, a 550-square-foot corral, and a trash enclosure near the northern boundary of the project footprint.

Contact Information

John F. Signo
Agency Name
City of Rolling Hills
Job Title
Director of Planning and Community Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rolling Hills
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Portuguese Bend Road and Burma Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
Eight schools (see NOC Attachment)
18 waterways (see NOC Attachment)

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), 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), Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), Santa Monica Bay Restoration, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Acreage includes guesthouse and amenities)(Units 1, Acres 0.3)
Local Actions
Site Plan, 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, Growth Inducement, 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
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