Current Environmental Documents for Review

State Water Interconnection Project

The Notice of Preparation (NOP) has been prepared to notify responsible and trustee agencies and the public that the City of San Buenaventura (Ventura) Water and Wastewater Department, as the Lead Agency, will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines.  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 sq.ft. 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.

North Bank Apartments

This environmental document (EIR-12-13-19301) analyzes the proposed project, a request for a (1) Zone Change (Z-12-13-19295) from Commercial Planned Development (CPD) to Mixed Use Development (MXD), (2) a Planned Development Permit (PD-12-13-19299), and (3) a Formal Design Review (DRC 12-13-19297) for the construction of a new 306-unit residential apartment units and 5,000 square feet of commercial space and 5,000 square feet of community space within four (4) city blocks on a 8.03 acre parcel located at the east of the intersection of North Bank Drive and Johnson Drive within the Commercial Planned Development Zone and with a land use designation of Commerce. There are a total of thirteen (13) buildings, which include one (1) Commercial Block building, five (3) Mansion buildings, six (6) Stacked Dwelling buildings and two (2) Rowhouse buildings. The building massing consists of primarily four story buildings with portions of three story elements and two buildings with a two story element. A contemporary architectural style is used throughout the project..