Proposal by Hillwoood Enterprises L.P. and Magnon Company for a General Plan Amendment, Tentative Parcel Map No. 36879, Minor Conditional Use Permit, Design Review, Variance for reduced number of parking spaces, Grading Exceptions for creation of slopes in excess of 20 feet in height, and an Environmental Impact Report for the construction of two buildings, 1,012,995 and 352,174 square feet, proposed to operate as a distribution center, on approximately 76 gross acres, located west of Sycamore Canyon Boulevard at the western terminus of Dan Kipper Drive, west of Lance Drive, within the Sycamore Canyon Business Park Specific Plan.
Proposal by Harvey Partners, LLC for an environmental impact report related to the proposed establishment of a commercial/retail shopping center consisting of and approximately 138, 516 square-foot â€œTargetâ€ store, an approximately 124,076 square-foot home improvement center with an approximately 11,557 square-foot outdoor garden center, and approximately 125,608 square feet of within up to 13 additional single and/or multiple tenant retail buildings on an approximately 40 acre site currently utilized as a citrus grove ,located at the southwest corner of Van Buren Boulevard and Barton Road.
Proposal by Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust for an Environmental Impact Report to remove the existing Tire and Lube Express facility and relocate the Garden Center to facilitate a 22,272 square foot expansion on the east side of the existing 125,827 square foot Walmart building, located at 5200 Van Buren Boulevard.
On November 10, 2009 the City Council approved the Magnolia Avenue Specific Plan which includes Objectives and Policies, Development Standards and Design Guidelines to guide future development along the Magnolia Avenue corridor extending from the western City limits to Riverside Community College.
Proposal by Western Realco for an Environmental Impact Report to develop 36.91 acres of an 80.07 acre vacant property with a business center for light industrial, warehouse distribution, and office uses. As part of this project, 36.23 acres would be dedicated to the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department for incorporation into the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park.
The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) is now available. The City Council considered and certified the EIR on June 10th.
The Western Riverside Council of Governments and the Regional Air Quality Task Force developed and adopted the Good Neighbor Guidelines in 2005. The Guidelines were designed to help minimize the impacts of diesel particulate matter (PM) from on-road trucks associated with warehouses and distribution centers on existing communities and sensitive receptors located in the region. The City Council adopted the City of Riverside Good Neighbor Guidelines on October 14, 2008.
Recommended policies and practices are intended to assist the Planning Departments of the City and County of Riverside in making land use decisions with watershed implications across adjoining boundaries.
The development, redevelopment or reuse of less than five vacant or underutilized R-1 or RR zoned parcels of 21,780 square feet or less, surrounded by residential uses (80% of land uses within a half mile radius) where the proposed project is consistent with general plan designations and applicable zoning.