700-800 S. San Gabriel Blvd. (Pacific Square MIXED-USE PROJECT)

700-800 S. SGB

CEQA Update for Pacific Square Project

The City of San Gabriel, as the Lead Agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Pacific Square San Gabriel mixed-use project at 700-800 S. San Gabriel Boulevard. This notice provides the general public with a summary of the project, conclusion of the Draft EIR, information regarding the availability of the Draft EIR for public review, and the timeframe for submitting comments on the Draft EIR.

Based on the analysis included in the Draft EIR, the project would not result in any significant and unavoidable impacts and would not result in any cumulatively considerable impacts.

PROJECT LOCATION: 700-800 S. San Gabriel Boulevard, San Gabriel, CA 91776

APPLICANT: Pacific Square San Gabriel, LLC

The proposed project would result in the construction of a new mixed-use development on an approximately 5.85-acre (255,000 sq. ft.) site that would contain residential uses, commercial uses, as well as a central park area.  The project site is bound by Grand Avenue (to the south), Gladys Avenue (to the east), El Monte Street (to the north), and San Gabriel Boulevard (to the west).  The project site was previously occupied by the San Gabriel Nursery & Florist.  The project site is currently vacant with no existing structures.  

The proposed project would develop a total of approximately 495,544 sq. ft. of residential and commercial uses and a central park area.  The north part of the project site fronting El Monte Street is identified as the 700 Plaza, while the southern part of the project site fronting on Grand Avenue is identified as the 800 Plaza.  The 700 Plaza would include 102 residential condominiums units, 4 live/work units, and 36,352 sq. ft. of commercial space (restaurant, retail, and fitness center).  The 800 Plaza would contain 141 residential condominium units, 4 live/work units, and 39,694 sq. ft. of commercial space (restaurant, retail and grocery market).  In total, there would be 243 units, 8 live/work units, and 76,046 sq. ft. of commercial uses.  In between the two plazas would be a 33,543 sq. ft. central park area.  A total of 983 vehicular parking spaces would be provided in one subterranean level, at-grade, and one mezzanine level.  

Project Plans (still under review)

DRAFT EIR PUBLIC REVIEW

As required by California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15087, additional public and agency review of the project will be facilitated by the City through distribution of this Draft EIR for a 45-day public review period.  The public review period will begin from December 7, 2020 to January 21, 2021.  Please submit your written comments, with the subject line "Pacific Square Draft EIR Comments" postmarked or dated (for email) no later than January 21, 2021 to:

Matt Chang, Senior Planner, City of San Gabriel, 425 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776

or

mchang@sgch.org

DRAFT EIR DOCUMENTS

Notice of Availability

Draft EIR

Appendix A (Notice of Preparation)

Appendix B (Air Quality)

Appendix C (Cultural Resources)

Appendix D (Geology)

Appendix E (Greenhouse Gas Emissions)

Appendix F (Hazards and Hazardous Materials)

Appendix G (Hydrology and Water Quality)

Appendix H (Noise)

Appendix I (Public Service Provider)

Appendix J (Traffic Study)

Appendix K (Water Demand Assessment)

For more information, please contact Matt Chang at (626) 308-2806 or via email at mchang@sgch.org