Foster Bridge and Bluff Community Residential Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2023110530
Lead Agency
City of Downey
Document Title
Foster Bridge and Bluff Community Residential Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
R-1 16,000 / Low Density Residential
Document Description
The City of Downey received an application from The Olson Company to construct a 33-unit townhouse development on a 1.29-acre site located at 7360 Foster Bridge Boulevard (Assessor’s Parcel Number: 6358-015-058) in the northwestern portion of the City of Downey, California. The project site is located at the northwest corner of Foster Bridge Boulevard and Suva Street, adjacent to the Rio Hondo River and Trail to the south. The project application includes Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 84168, a General Plan Amendment, a Zone Change, and demolition of the existing onsite church and parking lot. The project proposes to change the General Plan land use designation of the site to medium Density Residential (MDR) which allows up to 24 units/acre and change its zoning classification to Multi-Family Residential Ownership Zone (R-3-O) which allows up to 22 units/acre. The project will be gated and proposes a density of 20.6 units/gross acre. The proposed multi-family townhouse development includes five different unit designs, all with 3 bedrooms. The maximum building height for the proposed project is 36 feet, or 3 stories. Vehicle access to the project will be provided via two gated entrances. The gated entrance located at the northeastern corner of the project site off of Foster Bridge Boulevard will be 26 feet wide and is accessible by vehicles and pedestrians, while the gate off of Suva Street will be for emergency vehicles only. The project will include various kinds of private open space, landscaping, and walls and fences. The project site currently supports an operating church (“TLG House”) with a parking lot but no school/pre-school uses. Surrounding uses include single family residential to the north, east, and southeast, multi-family residential to the south, and self-storage to the west.

Contact Information

Name
Alfonso Hernandez
Agency Name
City of Downey
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Downey
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Foster Bridge Boulevard and Suva Street
Zip
60241
Total Acres
1.29
Parcel #
6358-015-058
State Highways
Interstate 5 and Interstate 710
Railways
BNSF and Metrolink
Airports
None
Schools
Suva Elementary School
Waterways
Rio Hondo River and Los Angeles River
Township
2S
Range
12W
Section
00
Base
SBBM

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Residential (Units 33, Acres 1.29)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone
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

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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