Burbank Media District Specific Plan Update


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Burbank
Document Title
Burbank Media District Specific Plan Update
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Multiple designations throughout the Specific Plan area
Document Description
The proposed Project involves updates to the Media District Specific Plan for commercial, residential, institutional, and industrial development in the southwestern comer of the City of Burbank. The update to this Specific Plan is intended to focus on developing and implementing policies and programs to remove barriers to housing production, streamline the permitting process, and introduce design standards for the new development within the plan area. The Project would establish updated development standards to facilitate the projected development of up to 4,627 residential units, and 2,466,081 square feet of commercial and other general business uses. The Project would also provide a vision with specific objectives/policies for the planning of future utility and street infrastructures improvements needed to support the proposed development within the approximately 544 acres of the Specific Plan area.

Contact Information

Amanda Landry
Agency Name
City of Burbank
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Major corridors - Hollywood Way, Alameda Avenue, Olive Avenue
State Highways
Hollywood Burbank
Burbank Unified School District
Burbank Western Channel

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 Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (4,627 residential units & 2,466,081 sq. ft. of commercial space)
Local Actions
Specific Plan
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
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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