DATE OF NOTICE: August 21, 2020
CITY OF MURRIETA
DIRECTOR’S DETERMINATION - NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPROVE
Minor Conditional Use Permit (MCUP) 2020-2182
MINOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (MCUP) 2020-2182: A Minor Conditional Use Permit is for off-site alcohol sales of beer and wine (Type 20) within the previously approved Eastman Mart 7-Eleven convenience store (DP-2018-1810 and CUP-2018-1811). The subject property is proposed to be located at the northwest corner of Jefferson Avenue and Eastman Drive (APN: 909-300-014).
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN for the above-described project and the following:
PRELIMINARY PROJECT DETERMINATION:
The City of Murrieta conducted a review of the project and the City Planner (On behalf of the Director) has made a preliminary determination to approve the project consistent with applicable findings. The City Planner will consider all comments before a final decision is made on proposed Minor Conditional Use Permit (MCUP) 2020-2182.
PRELIMINARY ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION:
The City of Murrieta conducted a preliminary environmental review of the project and the City Planner (On behalf of the Director) has made the following preliminary environmental determination pursuant CEQA Guidelines:
Categorical Exemption: The project meets the criteria as set forth in State CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 (In-Fill Developments) due to the following reasons:
a) The Project is consistent with the General Plan as well as any applicable zoning designations and regulations;
b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site no more than 5 acres substantially surrounded by urban uses;
c) The project site has no habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species;
d) There will be no significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality;
e) The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services.
YOUR OPTIONS FOR SUBMITTING COMMENTS AND/OR REQUEST FOR A PUBLIC HEARING:
Any person may submit written comments on the preliminary project determination no later than 10 days after the date of this notice.
A public hearing at the Planning Commission can be requested no later than 10 days after the date of this notice for consideration of the project application.
State law provides that if you challenge the City’s action on this project in court you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing (if requested with this application) or described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to, or prior to the public hearing (if requested with this application).
If the last day to file a request for a public hearing on the above application falls on a legal holiday recognized by the city or on a Saturday or Sunday, the following business day shall be deemed the last day to file the request.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, please contact staff for further assistance, or visit https://www.murrietaca.gov/746/Development-Services COVID-19 updates webpage. You may request a copy of the project plans, environmental documentation, and draft decision. This can be mailed, or emailed to you by calling project planner: James Atkins, Associate Planner, (951) 461-6414, [email protected]. Staff will also make themselves available via phone to go over any questions and/or concerns that you may have with the proposal.
Comments on the project application and/or a request for a Public Hearing may be submitted to following:City of Murrieta, Development Services Department, Attn: James Atkins, Associate Planner, 1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562 or [email protected].
Published: The Press Enterprise
August 23, 2020