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Title: Fairwind Residential Subdivision

Applicant: Tri Pointe Homes LLC, Thomas Grable

Location: 9191 Pioneer Drive

Report Summary

Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 08-12 analyzes the potential environmental impacts associated with a proposal to subdivide the 8.35-acre former Wardlow School site to accommodate 49 lots for new detached single-family homes. All existing school buildings and site improvements are proposed to be demolished with the project. The project is proposed as a Planned Unit Development (PUD) utilizing varying lot sizes at approximately 4,250 sq. ft. (50 feet wide by 85 feet deep). The project is adjacent to the City's Wardlow Park. The project is proposing to dedicate 0.82 acres of land and construct a new landscaped parking lot with up to 80 onsite spaces, which will be incorporated into the adjacent Wardlow Park. The project includes water quality and storm drain improvements, including construction of 1,905 feet of storm drain, replacement of the existing snack bar and fencing, and lighting improvements.

The project requests a General Plan Amendment to change the existing General Plan designation of Public (Residential Low Density) (P(RL)) to Residential Low Density (RL-7). This project also proposes a Zoning Map Amendment to change the existing zoning of Public-Semipublic (PS) to Residential Low Density (RL). The project is located at 9191 Pioneer Drive, 92646 (north side of Pioneer Drive, east of Magnolia Avenue).

The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) will be available for public review and comment for twenty (20) days commencing Thursday, August 23, 2012 and ending Wednesday, September, 12, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Any person wishing to comment on the Draft MND may do so in writing within 20 days by providing written comments to Andrew Gonzales, Associate Planner, City of Huntington Beach, Planning and Building Department, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. A copy of the Draft MND is on file with the Planning & Building Department, City of Huntington Beach City Hall, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California. A copy of the Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration is also available for review at the Central Library, 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, California, the City Clerk's Office, and on the Planning and Building Department website.

Project Status: Adopted

Project Planner: Jane James

Last Updated: July 27, 2015


  1. Fairwind Residential Subdivision Mitigated Negative Declaration

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