Here We Grow Again

Staff Reports


Leal Master Plan Project:

Current Status: City is discussing potential development with owners and proposed developer. Project Special Project Location: 160 acres + at the northwest corner of Hamner and Limonite Avenues, east of Scholar Way, and south of 58th Street.

Project Description: This Master Plan describes the community’s vision for the project area, identifies appropriate land uses, and includes the development standards that are necessary to achieve the vision, defines the character of the project’s development, lists the steps involved with the development process, and provides the project’s implementation plan.

EIR Planner: Eric Norris/Kanika

On September 16, 2016, the Planning Commission reviewed and recommended approval to City Council. No date for Council consideration of the project has been established. May 2017 – City has been asked by property owner’s representative to postpone action on the project while issues related to the estate of Brad Leal are resolved.

August 30, 2017 – City met with Leal family and prospective developer to discuss processing and timing.


Project: Eastvale Marketplace

Project Location: Northeast corner of Limonite and Sumner Avenue

Project Description: Major Development Review for the development of a new neighborhood retail center with multi-tenant and single tenant buildings totaling 72,779 sq. ft. on 7.64 acres, Conditional Use Permits for the operation of three drive-through facilities and a tire store and Conditional Use Permit for the sales of alcohol in the grocery store.

Grading permit issued on January 26, 2017. Shops A and B building permit issued on February 17, 2017. Smart & Final construction plans approved on January 30, 2017. Building permit issued for Smart & Final on February 22, 2017. Approved revised building plans for Smart & Final on February 27, 2017 May 3, 2017 – Fire Department required 24/7 live monitor at the site until onsite firefighting water is available, due to construction taking place before hydrants are operational. 24/7 monitor removed. Applicant is working on a queuing study for one of the drive-through facilities. Received an application for Miguel’s Jr.

Current Status: Approved. Under construction Smart and Final opened on August 23, 2017. Miguel’s Jr. major development review continued to November 15, 2017 Planning Commission meeting


Project: VantagePoint Church:

Current Status: Under Review Project No. 15-1174

Project Location: 8500 Archibald Ave.

Project Description: Major Development Review for the development of an approximately 85,000 sq. ft. church which includes a sanctuary, classrooms, cafe, and a bookstore on 10.43 acres.

March 30, 2017 to discuss the comments on the biology study. Revised biology reports were submitted on April 5, 2017; staff biologist is reviewing reports to ensure edits have been incorporated. Meeting with applicant on April 27, 2017 to discuss status. Revised plans routed for review on August 18, 2017 after receiving confirmation from applicant to proceed. Additional funds received on August 24, 2017. September 6, 2017 – City met with applicant to discuss comments. AB52 Consultation with Gabrieleno Band of Mission Indians – Kizh Nation on October 11, 2017 Revised plans received on October 12, 2017

Current Status: Under Review


Project: JCSD Community Park: Waiting for documentation of compliance with Mitigation Measures and resolution of access road/Scholar Way issue.

Project Location: Southwest corner of Hamner Avenue and Citrus Street on 74 acres Project Description: Building permit review for development of Phase II.

Former MND Planner: Eric Norris/Kanika Kith Notes: Construction drawings set received for review on June 22, 2015. Landscape comments provided to applicant on July 17, 2015. Comments of missing items per COAs and MMRP provided to Building Department on July 28, 2015 Received construction landscape plans on March 9, 2016. Provided comments and redlines to applicant on March 25, 2016. Received grading plan and revised construction drawings on March 22, 2016 and comments provided on April 14, 2016. Planning and Public Works have been meeting with JCSD and the property owner across whose land a portion of the park’s entry road would be constructed to resolve issues related to an easement for the roadway. Provided comments for construction landscape plans on June 16, 2016. Applicant to provide documentation showing compliance with Mitigation Measures.

Current Status: In building permit process.