NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Planning Commission of the City of Murrieta on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562, to consider the following matter:
DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2022-2601 FOR A MULTI-FAMILY PROJECT (APPLICANT: CRP Affordable Housing and Community Development): The project is for a Development Plan permit for consideration of a 96-unit multi-family residential project, in 4 buildings, each three stories in height (100% of the units will be at an affordable level). There will also be a one-story community building, tot lot/amenities, 137 on-site parking spaces, landscaping, and fencing/walls. The zoning of the property is Multi-Family (MF-2) on 3.6 acres. The project includes off-site road improvements to Hawthorn Street including water and sewer connections. (APN’s 909-020-052, 090-020-020 and 909-020-021).
Environmental Determination: The project is exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15332 – In-Fill Development, based on the following findings: The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation (Multi-Family) and regulations. The project occurs within the city limits on a site that is less than five (5) acres and is substantially surrounded by urban uses. The project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species. The project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic noise, air quality, or water quality. The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services and is not on any hazardous substances list.
Any person may either submit written comments to the Planning Commission before the hearing or may appear and be heard before the Planning Commission at the time of the hearing. 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 described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to the public hearing. The environmental finding along with the proposed project application may be reviewed at the Planning Division Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and every other Friday from 8:30-4:00 p.m.
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