Current Environmental Documents for Review

Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.  The project proposes to demolish the existing 44,600 sq.ft. industrial/office facility on-site and construct a new one-story (29', 4" tall) Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic (VA CBOC) consisting of approximately 51,000 sq.ft. of building area, landscaping, and surface parking (339 parking spaces in total) on the approximately eight-acre site. The new VA CBOC is intended to serve as a primary care clinic for the local veteran population within the community and greater Ventura County. The project would require discretionary approvals and permits including Architectural and Design Review, Planned Development Permit, Building permit, Certificate of Occupancy, and a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit from the Regional Water Quality Control Board. The project site is not included on any hazardous materials list pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5.
Project Location:  5250 Ralston Street (APN 137-0-013-055)

Eastside to Westside Waterline Interconnection Project

Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.  The City is proposing to construct the infrastructure necessary to move waterfrom the eastside of the City to the westside, primarily when westside supplies have been reduced or are otherwise less available and during peak demand scenarios. Currently, the City's water system does not have a way to move a sufficient amount of water from the eastside to the westside of the City.
Project Location:  The project will be constructed in 2 main pipeline segments: one to bring water from the eastern most portion of the city to the midtown area (Eastside to Midtwon), and one to bring the water from the midtown area to the western side (Midtown to Westside). The Eastside to Midtown pipeline would follow Foothill Road between Kimball Road and Elizabeth Road, with a small portion in Kimball Road. The Midtown to Westside pipeline would follow Telegraph Road between Ashwood Avenue and Hill Road.

Cairns Subdivision

EIR-10-18-47475 - Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.  The proposed project includes a Tentative Tract Map for a four way lot split with remainder parcel, a Planned Development Permit, and Zone Change from Single Family Residential (R-1-1AC) One Unit Per Acre, to Single Family Residential (RPD-4) Four Units per Acre, on a 1.5 acre property in the Single Family Residential R-1-1AC Zone with a land use designation of Neighborhood Low. Access to the property will be provided off of Foothil Road.
Project Location: 5450 Foothill Road

Anacapa Courts

EIR-3-15-26898 - Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.  The proposed project includes a Tentative Tract Map, Coastal Development Permit, Historic Preservation Design Review and Formal Design Review for the construction of 24 condominiums in a four-story building with 33,066 sq.ft. of residential development and 3,850 sq.ft. of commercial space, adjacent to a 170 sq.ft. potential historic resources on a 21,845 sq.ft. (0.5 acre) property within the Mission Area of the Urban Core (T6.1) zone with land use Designation of Downtown Specific Plan. Project Location: 297-299 East Main Street.

New Drive-through Starbucks

EIR-1-20-54120 - Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.  The proposed project includes a Use Permit & Formal Design review for the demolition of an existing 2,125 square foot restaurant and constructing a new 1,670 square foot restaurant with new drive through and 44 grade-level parking spaces located on a 33,800 square-foot (0.77 acre) property in the General Commercial (C-2) zone district with a land use designation of Commerce. Access to the property is currently provided via driveway from Mills Road and Main street. Project Location: 3550 East Main Street.

Inclusionary Housing Program Amendments

EIR-9-18-47202 - Draft Negative Declaration.  The amendments to the City's Inclusionary Housing Program (IHP) is to provide an updated framework for related housing programs to ensure consistency between the programs. The project does not change land use designations or allowable densities or otherwise allow for more residential development that could occur under current land use regulations.   

Kellogg Street Apartments

EIR-10-17-42279 - Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration.  The proposed project includes a Zone Changes, a Planned Development Permit, and Formal Design Review for the demolition of two industrial buildings (approximately 4,200 square feet) and constructing two 3-story residential apartment buildings containing 30 units totaling 21,826 square feet with 40 grade-level parking spaces located on a 33,800 square feet (0.77 acre) property located in the Limited Industrial (M-1) zone district with a land use designation of Neighborhood High. The proposed Zone Change is from M-1 (Limited Industrial) to R-3-1 Multiple Family Zone. Access to the property is currently provided via private driveway accessed from Kellogg Street.  

Volker Subdivision

EIR-3-15-27373 - Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND). The proposed project is for General Plan Amendment to change the land use designation from Neighborhood Medium to Neighborhood Low, a Change of Zone from 2 Family Residential (R-2) to Residental Planned Development (RPD) a Tentative Tract Map to subdivide one property into 18 lots for the construction of 17 single family residences and one duplex with 2 units for a total of 19 residential units on an existing 3.42 acre lot. The 19-unit development would consist of one for-sale inclusionary unit at the Moderate income category. The project includes the extension of Bishop Street and Lakewood Avenue completing the existing neighborhood street network. The existing residence and barn would be demolished as part of the proposed project. Project Location: 8324 Telegraph Road. 

Firearms and Ammunition Sales Ordinance

This environmental document analyzes a code amendment that would create a new use type and definitions for firearms and ammunition sales and amend the limited Industrial (M-1), General Industrial (M-2), and Manufacturing Planned Development (MPD) zones to permit firearm and ammunition sales. To implement the Project, various text amendments are proposed to the Zoning Ordinance including revisions to Definitions and the addition of a new Chapter 24.494 - Firearms and Ammunition Sales, Project location: Citywide in the Industrial (M-1, M-2 & MPD) zones.

Tedesco Lot Split and Rezone

EIR-2499 - Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND). The proposed project includes a Zone Change, a Planned Development Permit, and a Tentative Parcel Map for a two-way lot split on a 1.72 Acres (74,836 square feet) property with an existing 3,927 square foot single-family residence with a 441 square-foot detached garage and a second 1,100 square-foot detached garage located in the Residential Single-Family Zone. This project is located at 5565 Foothill Road. 

Hilton Hotel Project

The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) is now available for public review. The applicant proposes to construct a new four-story hotel on approximately 2.73 acres of vacant property located at the southeast corner of South Figueroa Street and East Harbor Boulevard. The hotel would provide 160 hotel rooms, a lobby/porte-cochere, restaurant, lounge, conference rooms, fitness center, pool, and retail spaces and a day spa. The maximum height of the building would be 76 feet. In addition, improvements are proposed to the existing 1.83 acre Promenade Park that will include new landscaping, event lawn space, and gazebo. Access to the site would be provided from East Harbor Boulevard and South Figueroa Street. 

State Water Interconnection Project

The Notice of Availability has been prepared to notify responsible and trustee agencies and the public that the City of San Buenaventura (Ventura) Water, as the Lead Agency, has prepared an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the CEQA for implementation of the State Water Interconnection. Click the link below to review the document.

General Plan Refinement Project

The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) is now available for public review.  The City of San Buenaventura City Council directed the General Plan Refinement process with the intention to address a range of land use issues that have arisen during the implementation of the 2005 General Plan. The General Plan Refinement consist of city-wide General Plan designation and zoning code modifications relating to the creation of a mixed-use land use designation, commercial land use and zoning classifications restricting residential development, and development standards associated with building height. The General Plan Amendments affects the following Chapters of the 2005 General Plan: Our Well Planned Communities, Housing Element, Our Prosperous Community, Our Natural Community and Our Sustainable Infrastructure. The Zoning Ordinance and Map changes affect primarily commercially zoned properties by placing restrictions on residential development.

Ventura Triangle Site Project

The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) is now available for public review.  The Applicant proposes to develop the approximately 11-acre vacant site with a 231-unit multi-family residential development with publicly accessible amenities, reconfiguration of existing lot lines and construction of a new private street connecting Ash Street and Sanjon Road. In addition, the Project would provide 20,000 square feet of non-residential space in the western corner of the site adjacent to the terminus of Ash Street and a public promenade along the southern edge of the site.  Access to the site would be provided via Sanjon Road and Ash Street.

The Grove Specific Plan Project

The Final EIR is now available for public review. The project involves a Vesting Tentative Tract Map, General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Prezone, Annexation, and Development Agreement. The project anticipates the future development of a residential neighborhood ranging between 200 to 250 dwellings on approximately 26.51 acres (a density of 9.43 units per acre) currently within the City's Sphere of Influence bounded on the north by State Route 126 (SR-126), on the east by the Thille Community Neighborhood, on the south by Telephone Road and Copland Drive, and on the west by the La Posada mobile home park, and farther to the west by the 101/SR-126 highway interchange.

Auto Center Specific Plan

The City of Ventura has prepared an Initial Study (IS) to evaluate the environmental impacts of the project identified below, as required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Project Description for Case #EIR-8-16-36293: PROJ-9801 consists of amendments to the Auto Center Specific Plan. In summary, the proposed amendments would add 7.5 acres of land to the Auto Center Specific Plan area; revise the sign regulations, allowing additional signage locations and a multiple-user; electronic reader-board sign; and revise the land use plan to prohibit used vehicle sales as a primary use.

North Bank Lift Station

The project is for the replacement of 3 existing pumps and motors, as well as adding a 4th pump to an existing sewer lift station. The project also includes replacement of the electrical and control system with current/updated equipment. All improvements are located within the existing lift station building. Sites location: 9955 North Bank Drive.