Heart of Norwalk Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Norwalk
Document Title
Heart of Norwalk Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Residential, commercial, open space, and light industrial uses.
Document Description
The City will prepare an EIR to analyze environmental impacts associated with implementation of the proposed project, which would include the establishment of the Heart of Norwalk Specific Plan. The proposed project The purpose of the Specific Plan is to revitalize the underutilized corridors within the center of the City and spur development of new commercial and residential uses, while balancing place making and open spaces. Some of the key themes of the Specific Plan revolve around: making places, connecting with corridors, and supporting the social element. These environments would incorporate a variety of urban residential uses, places to walk and spend time, nightlife and spaces that can encourage and celebrate local culture, such as performing arts spaces.

Contact Information

Alexander Hamilton
Agency Name
City of Norwalk
Job Title
Development Services Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Imperial Hwy, Rosecrans Ave, I-5, Pioneer Blvd
Total Acres
State Highways
Southern Pacific Railroad

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 Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), 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, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (Specific Plan)
Local Actions
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, 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, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, 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 Agency(ies)]

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