AGENDA REPORT SUMMARY

TO Honorable

Mayor

and Members of the

City Council

FROM
INITIATED BY

James L Bowersox Reba

City Man
9

Quast e Wriglhtr
998

Director of

Planning

Services

DATE

September

SUBJECT

Environmental Assessment General Plan AmendmentlZone

Change

02 98

ABSTRACT

report introduces the applications that constitute lhe second of four possible amendments to the mandatory elements of lhe General Plan during calendar year 1998 This GPA hearing GPA 98 02 is lhe rehearing for two requests which were denied as part of GPAlZC 98 01 A rehearing was granted by the City Council based on new jnformaljon

This

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The environmental assessment and recommendalions for each of the

contained

proposed applications

is

in the item staff

reports

FISCAL IMPACT
None

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND CORRESPONDENCE
Public noljce within 500

published in feel of each project
was

the

Poway

News Chieftain and mailed to

property

owners

localed

area

RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the

City Council
as

environmental assessmenls

act upon each of lhe proposed applications and associated stated in each of the respective recommendations

ACTION

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AGENDA REPORT
CITY OF POWAY
Honorable

Mayor

and Members of the

City Council

FROM
INITIATED BY

James L Bowersox
Reba

City Man
Director of

Wright Quastler

Planning Services

VJ

PROJECT PLANNER
DATE

James H

Lyon Assistant Planner
1 1998

II

Seplember

SUBJECT

Environmental Assessment General Plan AmendmentlZone
98 02

Change

BACKGROUND This report introduces lhe applicalions that constilule lhe second of four possibie amendments to the mandatory elements of the General Plan during calendar year 1998
This GPA

GPAlZC

hearing GPA 98 02 includes two new requesls based on previously applications that were granted a rehearing based on new information
This item involves consideration of the
acre

denied

GPAlZC 98 02A

redesignation of

land

use

and

zoning

fur

a

1 36

commercial retail site located

on

lhe southeast comer of Community

Road and

Hilleary Place from Town Center TC to Commercial General CG
This item involves consideration of the

GPAlZC 98 02B

zoning for a 16 9 acre commercial retail site south of Hilleary Place between Community Road
TC to Commercial General
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

redesjgnatjon of land use and consisting of three separate parcels localed
and Midland Road rrom Town

Center

CG

The

environmental

assessment and

recommendations for each of the

proposed

applications is contained
FISCAL IMPACT
None

in the item staff

reports

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND CORRESPONDENCE
Public notice
was

published

in lhe Powav News Chieftain and mailed 10 prope

owners
I

located within 500 feet of each

project

area

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RECOMMENDATION
It is

recommended

lhat the

City Council

associaled

environmental

act upon each of the proposed in each of assessments as stated

applicaljons and lhe respective

recommendations

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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENTI ZONE CHANGE 98 02A
OWNER

APPLICANT
LOCATION

M Grant Construction
Southeast Comer of

Company
Road and

Community

Hilleary

Place

APN
PARCEL SIZE

317 130 68
1 36 Acres

BACKGROUND

Current Land Use and

Zoning Desjgnaljon Requested Land Use and Zoning Designation
Recommended Land Use and

Town Center TC

Commercial General CG

Zoning Designation

Commercial General CG

SURROUNDING GENERAL PLAN DESIGNATION AND EXISTING USE

Existing
North

use

Current

DesjgnationlZoning
RS 2 RA

Poway Community Church Canary Palm Apartments
Vacant

East

Bujlding Payless

Shoes

TC

WalMart
South West WalMart TC

Commercial Office

CO

attomey building
FINDINGS On June 1

conlractor

City Council heard General Plan AmendmenUZone change 98 01A incompatibility concerns the applicaljon was denied Following the denial lhe applicant provided new information not presented al the public hearing regarding the compalibility of specific land uses that were at the heart of the GPAlZC
Based
on

1998 the
use

land

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September Page 2 request
businesses

1

1998

The

new

informaljon

included four

examples

where

existing veterinary

located adjacent to or within one tenanl space of a restaurant did nol have any Addjlionally it was delermjned thai the County Health Department crileria lhat would preclude lhese types of businesses from localing next to each
were

specific

City Council determined lhal there was sufficient General new information available 10 warrant a rehearing of the redesjgnation request a 1 63 acre parcel Plan Amendment and Zone Change 98 02A proposes 10 redesjgnale General CG Poway Retail Plaza from Town Center TC to Commercial
olher After

considering this

malerial

the

EXISTING CONDITIONS

rectangular parcel developed with an 18 000 square relail shopping center called the Poway Retail Plaza Tenants within lhjs Wraps Hogj center presently include Mission Federal Credit Union Cheuy s Thai Bowl an urgenl care center and a privale Yogi a karale sludjo a hair salon a hobby shop to lhe east and mailbox business The parcel adjoins the old Payless Shoe building with ornamental setback WalMart to the south and east The si1e is completely developed and parking lot landscaping comprising lhe only vegetation in lhe immediate area Access 10 the center is via Community Road and Hilleary Place
The

project

area

consists of

a

single 1 63

acre

from Community City redesignaled the subject parcel and adjoining parcels of the Poway Road Commercial CC 10 Town Center TC as part of the implementation lale 1997 the property Specific Plan At lhe pre General Plan Amendment hearings in to Commercial General owner proposed redesignating the property from Town Center TC of a velerinary clinic which is not permitted in the CG which would allow for the operalion

In 1996 the

Town Center zone

jnlended to be the Poway Municipal Code identifies the Town Center zone as of general and specialty commercial center of the city and 10 accommodate various rorms uses The Poway Road Specific Plan retail dining and entertainment establishments and indicales that this zone is intended 10 serve as the focal point for government and entertainment uses poway Road Specific Plan design concepts are aimed al enhancing lhe pedestrian and archi1ectural character of lhe dislrict to provide and promole ci1izen jnleraction The properties north oflhe Town and Country Shopping Center however are cui off from the core of lhe Town Center area by the design of lhat center Their ability to become a part of the Town Cenler activity area is limited The
The Commercial General zone is intended
uses and
as an area

for the localion of

permitted
Cenler

in the Commercial General is somewhal broader lhan lhal allowed in the Town A of lhe permitted and condi1ional uses in commercial zones is attached for

provides locations for major retail
copy Should lhe

and service businesses

broad range of The range of uses
a

reference

City Council determine
zone

lhal certain

the Commercial General

would not be

specific uses available within appropriate or compalible in lhjs area

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considered for

redesjgnation
deemed

staff could be directed to create

a

those land

uses

inappropriate

specific plan

to

preclude

ALTERNA TIVES

Other zones similar 10 the Town Cenler are the Commercial General CG and Community Business CB The CB zone is the predominant commercial zone along Poway Road
west of Silverlake Drive

The other commercial

zone

closest to the

CG

zone

found within the Old

subject parcel
area

is the

Poway

area

along

Midland Road

Since the location of lhe

subject parcel is preferred

relates better 10 lhe

uses

and location of the Old

Poway

lhe CG zone

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW Staff has conducted recommended FISCAL IMPACT
None
a

site

the Califomia Environmental

investigation Quality

and Act

prepared

an

environmental initial
a

study

under

The issuance of

negalive declaration is

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND CORRESPONDEiNCE
Notice of the

public hearing

was

published

in the

property

owners

located within

a

500 foot radius of the

Poway News Chieftain project area

and mailed 10

RECOMMENDATION

City Council close lhe public hearing adopt the attached proposed Negative adopllhe attached proposed resolulion approving GPA 02A 98 hold first reading on the attached ordinance approving ZC 98 02A and continue 10 September 15 1998 for second reading and adoption of the ordinance
Declaration Attachmenls
1

II is recommended lhat lhe

Surrounding General PlanlZonjng
Permitted and conditional Environmental Initial
uses

and

Existing

Use

2 3
4 5 6
E

Commercial

zones

Study Negative Declaration Proposed Resolution Approving GPA 98 02A Proposed Ordinance Approving ZC 9802A
PAGNA8PTPlIAL N NGRE OR lG A9 02

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RS
HILLEARY PARK
0

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RA
HILLEARY PL

2 C

RA

CO

PLOW BOY PRODUCE

0
RA
WALMART
0 0
0 z

RA

0

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0

POST OFFICE

TOWN

COUNTRY SHOPPING CENTER

TC

TC
POWAY RD

AGC

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AGC
CREEKSIDE
PLAZA

TC

CITY OF POWAY

PROJECT GPA ZC 98 02A TITLE SURROUNDING ZONING
1
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17

10

060

17
zones

10
The

060
uses

Permitted and conditional
set Po

uses

Commercial
uses

about the

below

shall
uses

be permitted

where

the
use

symbol

appears

and

tional

subject

to

a

condi

permit
in

subject
M Where

to a

CO appears and uses symbol minor conditional use permit where the symbol

where

appears
the

the

symbol

X

column beneath each zone designation appears the use is prohibited

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OFFICE AND PROFESSIONAL USES P P

jgi ICB
P P

TC

CG A GC

and administrative offices in but not limited to medical dental chiropractic optical and related health ser vices investment insurance and accounting real estate services travel agencies busi ness services such as advertising agencies direct mail marketing companies employment secretarial services and collection agencies services travel agencies engineering servic

Professional

P

P

eluding

P

es

Banks and

other financial

institutions

P

P

P

P

P

P

X

Veterinary offices and animal hospitals Without boarding Wi th boarding keeping of animals on site for medical poses shall not be considered boarding
RETAIL USES

C X pur

C X

C X

P C

X X

C C

P C

Apparel and accessory
ry stores Art Art

stores

including jewel

P

X

P

P

P

P

X

galleries supply
stores

P P and used stores P P P P P P P P X

X X X X

P P P P

P P P P P P P P P P P

P P P P P P P P P P P

P P P P P P P P P P P

X X P X X X P P P X P

Book stores Camera

both

new

photographic and video supply
showrooms and stores other collectibles

Catalog
coin

X X P P X P X

X P P P P P P

stamp

Computer and computer software
Drug
stores

stores

and

pharmacies
stores

Educational materials Florists and Furniture
and

artificial

flower stores
stores

major appliance

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Floor
rooms

CB P

TC P P

A GC P

covering
where
no

drapery
stock

and

upholstery
on

show

P

X

P

is

kept

site

General mercnandise
ment
stores

stores

including depart

P

X

P

P

P

P

P

and

variety

stores

Gift

novel ty

and

souvenir

shops
stores

P

X

P

P

P

P

X

Hardware and home improvement with no outside sales lot with outside sales lot Kitchenware
accessory

P C

X X X

P X

P P P

P X P

P C P

P P X

china

bedding

linen and home

P

P

stores

Luggage and leather

goods

stores

P P M

X X X

P X P

P X P

P X P

P P P

X P X

Mail order businesses

including but not limited to Music stores record stores and musical instrument stores
all equip Nursery and garden supply stores ment and supplies must be kept within an en closed
Pet
area

X

X

P

P

K

P

P

and pet supply stores limited distribution

P X

X X

P P

P C

P X

P P

P P

Retail combined with
and
or

warehousing
needlework and fabric
may stores P P X X P P P P P P X P

Sewing

Sign stores signs

include manufacture of small

P

P

Sporting goods shops Stationery
news

bicycle

hobby

toy and game

P

X

P

P

P

P

P

and office supply stores dealers and news stands

including

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

SWimming pool
Tack

supplies

M X

X X

X P

P M

P C

P P

P P

and

feed stores
STORES

USED GOODS

Consignment
Pawn

boutiques

P X X

X X X

P X P

P C P

P X

P X P

X X

shops
stores

Thrift

antique shops
STORES

Pc

P

FOOD AND DRINK

may include Bakeries with on site retail ited baking for sale elsewhere

lim

M

X

M

P

P

P

P

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Bakeries retail

CN
P

CB
P

TC P X P

CG
P

A GC
P

only

P

X

Convenience stores Establishments engaged in
food sale

P

X
P

P

P

P

P

of prepared
but for
con

P

P

P

P

P

primarily for sumption elsewhere

in store

sale

Establishments engaged in sale of prepared food for delivery with no on site sales or

X

X

P

X

X

P

P

consumption Liquor
within school stores 1 000

Liquor
feet

stores

are

not
or

of any

public

permitted private

C

X

C

C

C

C

C

Specialty food

stores including meat and fish markets fruit and vegetable markets nut and confectionery stores bakeries candy and health food stores

P

X

P

P

P

P

X

Supermarkets
EATING Bars Cabarets AND DRINKING PLACES

X

X

X

p

P

P

C

X

X C

X X

X C C

X M X

X C C

X X C

coffee

houses

and

dinner

theaters through

X

Restaurants

with drive

in or drive

C

C

C

facilities
Restaurants and similar establishments engaged primarily in the retail sale of prepared food and drinks primarily for on premise consump tion without drive in or drive through ex cept those serving primarily alcoholic bever ages C C C P P P P

without

food
USES X X X X X C X M

SPORT AND Arcades

ENTERTAINMENT electronic

and

games

C C P

C X P

C C P

X M P

Bowling
Dance arts

centers

aerobic exercise
studios

music and martial

C

Recreation facilities such as billiard par lors batting cages skating rinks and other large interior sporting uses Motion

M

X

X

M

M

M

M

picture

and

live

theaters

X

X

X

P

P

C

C

Physical fitness
5000
5000 square square

centers
a ea

feet in feet in

P C

P P

P C

P P

area

P C

P P

P P

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SERVICE USES Art

ICN ICB

TC

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A GC

and

photographic

studios

P P X

X P X P X P

P P X X P P

P P X P P P

P P X X P P

P P X P P P

P P X P P P

Beauty and barber

shops
tattoo

Body piercing

and or

Blueprinting

and large press

printing

services

M P P

Clothing rental shops
Ear

piercing
use or

as

an
a

ted

store

such as a medical

accessory use jewelry store

to

a

pe

t

department
X C X C P X X X C P C M P P

office
X X fur X X C X

Equipment rental
Funeral parlors Furniture
niture

repair

not

in

conjunction

with

C

sales

Janitorial

services key shops

X P

X P

P P X X X M

X P X P X P

X

P P

P P X P P P

Locksmi ths and

P X P X P

Newspaper and magazine Party
Pest

printing

and

publishing

X P X P

X X X P

P P X P

supply
control

and

rental

services
and

Photocopying
ters Private post

small

off

set

printing

cen

offices
as

P P

P X

P P

P P

P P

P P

P P

electrical repair and repair and electronic knife and scissor sharpening

Repair shops such
r

clock

ir

camera

Recycling

centers

X P

X P

X P

X P

X P

C P

P P

Recycling drop off bins sponsored by charita ble organization or school vending machines and recycling sta of bev tions in conjunction with retail sale
Reverse erages Self Shoe service

M

X

M

M

M

M

M

laundromats

P P X

X P X

P P X

P P C

X P X

P P C

P P C

repair shops
kennels

Small animal boarding

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CB
X

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X

CG
X

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p

GC

Welding

and

other

metal

repair services

X

X

VEHICLE USES

Auto parts
Car

stores

X
P

X
X

X
X

P
p

P
X

P
p

P
P

rental where there is adequate parking to allow the storage of rental vehicles in addi tion to parking required for other uses on the

site
Boat and

except
Boat

as

recreational vehicle sales permitted by TUP

and

rental

X

X

X

X

X

C

P

vice

and recreational vehicle repair and ser also when in conjunction with sales
as

X

X

X

C

X

C

M

Car washes

except service station
Drive through

accessory to

gaSOline

X

X

X

C

X

C

C

quick

lube

facilities

X X

X X

X C

C M

C C

C C

M M

Gasoline service stations including with ac cessory mini markets and or car washes but which do not provide mechanical service Gasoline service stations which provide chanical service
Motor trucks TUP Motor
not
me

X

X

C

C

C

C

M

including

vehicle sales and leasing new and used automobiles but not limited to
and

X

X

X

X

X

X

P

motorcycles

except

as

permitted by

vehicle repair and service including but trucks and motor limited to automobiles also when in conjunction with sales cycles Tire sales and service ehicle towing
PUBLIC
as a

X

X

X

C

X

C

M

free standing storage lots
USES

use

X X

X X

X X

C X

X X

C C

M C

companies

and

SEMIPUBLIC AND RESIDENTIAL

Churches

and other religious institutions
homes

C X

C C

C C

C X

C X

C C

C C

Convalescent net
acres or

and hospitals size greater i
other than

on

sites two

Day

care

cente s

family day

care

C

C C

C X

C X

C X

C X

C X

Group residential including but not limited to dormi tories independent living board and care and intermediate care see Chapter 17 39 maximum living units for dormitories shall not exceed twenty per
acre

C

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Fraternal service and social clubs and

CB P X P C

TC C C

CG P C

A
P

GC

lodges

C C

C C

Mixed use developments which include dwelling units with any other permitted or conditional
use

X

OVernight
tion with
Hotels

sleeping accommodations in conjunc any listed semipublic use
room

M

C

C

C

X

C

C

motels and single

occupancy

C

X

X

C

X

C

C

buildings
Private schools and training facilities such
as

C trade C

C C

C C

P C

C C

C C

p C

Public educational institutions schools and colleges

but not limited Public facilities including museums govern libraries post offices to and fire and police facilities ment offices

C

C

C

C

p

C

C

MISCELLANEOUS
Adult

USES X X M C X X X X X M X p X p p X X X M C X X p X p p X X X M C X C p X p p X X X M X M X p X p p X X X M C X C p C p p X X C X P X C P C p P

oriented businesses

Fortune

telling

Kiosks in parking lots Mini warehouses
Push carts

Small

animal boarding
salons

see

Section

17

10 140D

X

Tanning

p X p p X

Tobacco shops Video rental
centers centers

Weight reduction
Wood lots ACCESSORY USES

M

Accessory structures and same site as a permitted

uses use

located

on

the

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Accessory structures and uses located same site as a conditional use

on

the

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

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INITIAL STUDY

ENVIRONMEiNT AL CHECKLIST DATE APPLICANT
Auaus112 M 1998

Grant Construction

Comoany

PROJECT
PROJECT LOCATION

GPAlZC 98 02A
Southeast
comer

of Hillearv Place and

Community Road Poway

CA

I

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS
Fact based

explanations of all

answers are

required

on

attached sheets
YES

MAYBE NO

1

Soils and

Geology Will the proposal have significant impacts in
a

Unstable

b
c

ground conditions or in changes in geologic relationships Disruptions displacements compaction or
burial of lhe soil

2L 2L

Change

in

topography

or

ground

surface

conlour inlervals d

2L 2L

The destruction

e

covering or modificalion of any unique geologic or physical features Any polential increase in wind or waler erosion of soils affecting either on or
off site conditions

2L
or

f

changes in deposition Exposure

erosion siltalion

2L

g

people or property to geologic hazards such as earthquakes landslides mudslides ground failure or similar
hazards

of

2L

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2

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Will the

proposal

have

significant

impacts
a

in in currents the course in rivers
or

Changes

or

direction of flowing
b

slreams

ephemeral stream channels Changes in absorption rates drainage patterns or lhe rate and amount of
surfrace waler runoff AlleraUons to lhe flow of

2L

2L

c

course or

flood waters d

2L 2L

Change any body of waler Discharge

in the amount of surfrace water in

e

into surfrace waters or any alter action of surfrace water qualj

2L 2L

f g

Alteraljon of

groundwater characterislics

Change in lhe quanti of groundwaters either lhrough direct addjlions or with drawals or through jnterfrerence with an aquifer
Quali

Quantity
h The reduction in the amounl of water other wise available for I

2L 2L

public water supplies
or

2L

Exposure of people

prope

to water
or

related hazards such as 3 Air Qualitv
WiIIlhe

flooding

seiches

2L

proposal

have

sjgnjficanl

impacts
a

in
or

Constanl

periodic

air emissions from

mobile b

or

indirect

sources

2L
2L

Stationary

sources

Deterioration of ambienl air cable air

quality

and

or

interfrerence wilh the attainment of

appli
2L

quali

standards
or

c

Alleration of local conditions

regional

climatic mojslure

affecting air movemenl or temperature

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YES

MAYBE NO

4

Flora

Will the

proposal

have

significant

results in

a

Change in the characteristics of species including diversity distribution or number of endangered species of plants
Reduction of the numbers of any unique rare or endangered species of plants Introduction of of
new or

b

c

disruptive species

plants into

an area

d

Reduction in the

polenljal for agricultural

production

5

Fauna

WiIIlhe

proposal

have

significanl

results in
a

Change in the characteristics of species including diversity distribution or
numbers of any

species

of animals

b

Reduction of lhe numbers of any unique rare or endangered species of animals
Introduction of
new or

c

disruplive species
or or

of animals inlo
barrier to the

an area

resull in

a

mitigation

movement of

animals d Deterioralion
or or

X
removal of existing fish

wildlife habitat

X

6

PODulaljon
results in

Will the proposal have significant

a

WiIIlhe proposal alter the location distri bution density diversity or growth rate of the human population of an area Will the proposal affect existing housing create a demand for additional housing
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1998

X

b

or

X

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ITEM

1 6Pr

YES

MAYBE

NO

7

Socio Economjc Factors

Will the

proposal

have

sjgnjficanl
a

results in
in local
or

economi socjoc regional characteristics including economic or commercial diversity tax rale and property

Change

values

b

Will

project

costs be

equitably djslri
2L

project beneficiaries ie buyers taxpayers or project users
buted among
Land Use and 8

Planning Consjderalions proposal have significant results in
a

WiIIlhe

A substanljal alteraljon of the

present or
X

planned land
b

use

of

an area

A conflict with any designations objectives policies or ado pled plans of any govern mental enlitjes An

c

impact upon the quality or quantity of exisljng consumptive or non consumptive recreational opportunities
WiIIlhe

9

Transoortatjon

proposal have significant

results in
a

Generation of substantial additional vehicular
movement Effects
new on

b
c

exisljng

slreels

or

demand for

street construction
on

d
e

existing parking facilities or demand for new parking Subslantjal impact upon existing transpor lation systems Alterations to present patterns of circu laljon or movement of people and or goods
Alteraljon to
or

Effects

f

effects

on

present and
mass

potenlial
or

water bome

rail

transit

air traffic

g

Increases in traffic hazards to motor
vehicles

bicyclists

or

pedestrians

17

of 43

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f ITEM 6 ft

YES 10 Cullural Resources

MAYBE

WiIIlhe
in

proposal have

significant impacts
a

A disturbance 10 the
resources

integmy of archaeo logical paleonlologjcal and or hjslorical
1L
the

11

Safety and Nuisance Factors Will proposal have significant results in
Heallh
a

Creation of any health hazard health hazard

or

polentjal
1L

b

Exposure of people
hazards

to

polenlial health 1L

c

A risk of explosion

or

release of hazardous
an

substances in the evenl of d

accident
or

1L

An increase in lhe number of individuals

species
or

of vector

or

the exposure of

people

parthenogenic organisms to such organisms

1L

e

Increase in

existing noise levels people
10

1L

f

Exposure

of

potentially dangerous 1L

noise levels
g h The creation of An increase in

objectionable
or

odors

1L 1L

light

glare

12

Aestheljcs

Will the

proposal have significant

results in
a

The obstruction
vista
or

or

degradation of

any scenic

view

1L
an

b

The creation of
site

aeslhetically offensive
1L

c

A conflict with the
or

objective of designated
1L

polential scenic corridors

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ITEM 6

YES

MAYBE

NO

3

Utililjes and Public Services

WiIIlhe

significant aljons to lhe following
have
a

need for

new

proposal systems or aller

Electric Natural

power
or

2L 2L 2L 2L

b

packaged gas systems

c

Communications
Water

d

supply

e

Wastewater facililjes
Flood conlrol structures

2L
2L 2L 2L

f

g
h

Solid waste facilities
Fire

protection protection

I

Police

2L
2L

j
k

Schools Parks
or

other recrealjonal facililjes

2L

I

Maintenance of

public facilities including
2L 2L
services WiIIlhe

roads and flood conlrol facilities
m

Olher

governmental

14

Energy and Scarce Resources have sjgnjficanl impacts in
a

proposal

Use of substanlial
energy

or

excessive fuel

or

2L

b

Substantial increase in demand upon sources of energy

existing
2L 2L

c

An increase in the demand for developmenl of
new sources

of energy

d

An increase tion of
non

or

perpetualion of lhe
sources

consump
are

renewable forms of energy when
of energy

feasible renewable

available
e

2L

Substanljal
or scarce

depletion of any nonrenewable
resources

natural

2L

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ITEM

6

Pr J

YES MAYBE NO 15

Mandalory
a

Fjndinas of

Significance
have the

Does lhe

project

potenlial

to

degrade
or

the

quality of the

environment
fish
or

substantially reduce
wildlife

lhe habitat of fish wild

species

cause a

life

populaljon to drop below self sustaining levels threaten to eliminate a plant or animal community reduce lhe
number of restrict the range of a rare
or

endangered plant or animal or eliminate importanl examples of the major periods of lhe Califomia history or prehislory

X

b

project have the potential to disadvantage of A short long lerm environmental goals the environment is one which term impact on occurs in a relalively brief definitive of time while long term impacts will iod per
achieve short lerm to the

Does the

endure well into the future

X

c

project have impacts which are individually limited bul cumulatively considerable Cumulatively considerable
Does lhe
means

thai the incremental effects of

an

individual

project

are

considerable when

viewed in connection with the effect of

past projects projects

and

probable future
X

d

Does the

project have environ menial
cause

effects which will

subslantjal

adverse effects

on

human

beings either
X

directly

or

indirectly

II

DISCUSSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION
ie of affirmative
answers

to lhe above

questions plus

a

discussion of

proposed mitigation

measures

SEE ATTACHED PAGES
20 of 43

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rreu

III

DETERMINATION

On lhe basis of this initial evaluation I find the

proposed project
a

COULD NOT have

a

significant

effect

on

the environment and

NEGATIVE DECLARATION will be

prepared

D

proposed project could have a significant effect on the environment there will not be a significant effect in this case because the mitigation measures described on an attached sheet have been added to the project A DECLARATION WILL BE PREPARED
I find that

although

the

D

I find the

proposed project
an

MAY have

a

significant effect

on

the

environment and

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT is

required

DATE

f

9F

SIGNATU

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ITEM 617i

DISCUSSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EiVALUATION

1

SOILS and GEOLOGY

This

application proposes
on a

a change

in the land

use

and

zoning for an existing
would
a

retail commercial

shopping

application permit only minor change in lhe types of land uses available between lhe two zones lhat the exjsljng site is completely developed and contains only omamentallandscaping for vegetation there will be no impacts to any biological or environ menial
center localed
acre

1 36

sileo Since the

system
2

or

habitat

HYDROLOGY

See Item No 1 3

Response

AIR QUALITY

See Item No 1
4 FLORA

Response

See Ilem No 5

1

Response

FAUNA

See Item No 1

Response

6
This

POPULATION

application

involves

a

change from

one

commerciai zone to another
zones

While

some

form of residential

could be achieved in each of the commercial therefore would not create any
7

the residential

pOlential

would be identical and

populalion impacts

SOCIO ECONOMIC FACTORS
in the center

Any costs associated wilh this GPAlZC appljcalion are bom by the applicant Any changes resulting from the redesignation will be bom by the owner and tenants only
8
The

LAND USE and PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

proposed GPAlZC changes the land use and zoning from Town Center to Commercial General This change impacts the building setbacks and lhe types of land uses available Given lhal lhe two commercial zones are fairly similar lhe difference im the variety of land uses available between the two zones are not that significant As such no significant land use or planning consjderaljons impacts are antjcipaled A specific plan could be implemented to exclude certain uses if deemed inappropriate

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ITEM 6

9
The

TRANSPORTATION

proposed redesjgnation primarily changes only lhe types of land uses available to the parcel The are no signjficanl differences in available land uses between lhe zones that would have the potential to create any major new impact on the local roadways or circulation syslem
10

CULTURAL RESOURCES

See Item No 1 11 This

Response

HEALTH SAFETY and NUISANCE FACTORS

application proposes a change from the Town Center to the Commercial General zone The requirements regarding noise odors and olher potential health hazards are general standards and do not change between zones With regards to the proximity of velerinary businesses to restaurants which was a consjderaljon in this application the San Diego County Health Department does not have specific regulalions that mandale a minimum business separaljon The appljcanl provided examples where similar situaljons already existed within lhe City of Poway As such it does nol appear to be a sjgificant
issue

12

AESTHETICS
zone

unique architectural requiremenls Changing the zone to Commercial General CG would remove the compliance with these requirements However since the existing cent was built 10 the CG standards nol significanl impacts are anticipated
The Town Center has
a

13

UTILITIES and PUBLIC SERVICES

proposed redesignaljon primarily changes only lhe types of land uses available 10 the parcel There are no significant differences in available land uses between the zones that would have lhe potential to create any major new impact on lhe ulility systems or govemmenl service
The
14

ENERGY and SCARCE RESOURCES

proposed redesignatjon primarily changes only lhe types of land uses available 10 the parcel There are no sjgnificanl differences in available land uses between lhe zones that would have the potential to creale any major new demand or impact on any energy system
The

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1

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ITEM 6 f

ITY OF
DON HIGGINSON Mayor
JAY

POWAl

GOLDBY Deputy Mayor Councilmember

MICKEY CAFAGNA

BOB EMERY Councilmember BETTY REXFORD Councilmember

CITY OF POWAY
NEGATIVE DECLARATION

1

Name and Address of Applicant

City of Poway
P O

Box 789

Poway CA 92074

2

A General Plan AmendmenU Zone

Change GPAlZC 98 02A that oroposes lhe 1 36 acre retail commercial center from Town Cenler ITC to redesignatjon Commercial General ICG
of
a

Project Description
3 In accordance with Resolution 83 084 of the city of Poway implementing the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970 the City of Poway has determined that the above project will not have a significant effect upon the environment An Environmental Impact Report will not be required Minutes of such decision and the Initial Study prepared by the City of Poway in the Department of Planning Services of the City of file Poway This decision of the
are on

4

5

City Council of

the

City of Poway is final

Contact Person

James H

Lyon

Phone

619

4257 679

Approved by
Reba

Date

Wright

Quastler

D Ph

AICP

I

City iling
24 of 43 Address PO Box 789

Hall Located at 13325 Civic Center Drive Poway California 92074 0789 619 679 4202

FAX 679 4226

ATTACHMENT

4

SEP 1

99B

U h

f2

RESOLUTION NO
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POWAY CALIFORNIA

AMENDING THE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF THE CITY OF POWAY GENERAL PLAN GPA 98 02A
WHEREAS arise to amend the the

City
s

Council of lhe

City

of

Poway recognizes

lhat the need may

City

General Plan

and

WHEREAS Section 65350 el seq of lhe California Govemment Code describes the procedures for amending General Plans and
WHEREAS M

Grant Conslruction Inc has initiated
use

a

General Plan Amendment

GPA 98 02A for a modification of land 317 68 130 located
on

for

the southeast

comer

an approximate 1 36 gross acre site APN of Community Road and Hilleary Place and

WHEREAS lhe

appljcaljon
CG and

proposes

a

change

in land

use

from Town Center TC

to Commercial General

WHEREAS the consider thai

City of Poway held

a

wjlh the California Govemment code and

properly noticed public hearing in accordance the Califomja Envjronmenlal Quality Act to

request and

WHEREAS the
will not have Declaration and

City Council finds that proposed General Plan Amendment 98 02A significant adverse impact on the environment and hereby issues a Negative

proposed Generai Plan amendment wouid result in a land use designation that is compatible and consislenl with the existing commercial structures and businesses and with lhe adjoining Town Cenler City
land
uses

WHEREAS

lhe

Council

further finds

that the

10 the south

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED lhallhe the

City Council

does

hereby amend
for the above

City of Poway

General Plan Land Use

Map of the Land Use Element
CG
of

described prope

from Town Center TC to Commercial General

APPROVED and ADOPTED
Califomja lhjs 1 sl

by

lhe

City Council

of the

City

Poway

Stale of

day

of

September

1998

Don ATTEST

Higginson Mayor

Lori Anne
25 of 43

Peoples City Clerk
ATTACHMENT
5 FP 1 1998

ITEM

6

Af

ORDINANCE NO
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF POWAY CALIFORNIA CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION
OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ZC 98 02A

WHEREAS the
Amendment GPA 98

City Council of the City of Poway has approved a General Plan 02A amending lhe land use designation for a 1 36 acre parcel APN
comer

317 130 68 located at lhe soulheasl
Town Centerlo Commercial General

of

Community

Road and

Hilleary

Place from

and

WHEREAS the should also be Section 65860

zoning classificalion of the property as required by changed consistency ofthe Califomja Govemmenl Code and the Califomia Environmental Quality
to maintain

City

Council finds that the

with the General Plan

Acllo consider lhis

zone

reclassification and

a

02A 98 will not have City Council finds thai proposed Zone Change significant adverse impact on the environment and hereby issues a Negative Declaration

WHEREAS lhe

City Council does hereby amend the City of Poway Zoning Plan Map for the above described property from Town Center 10
Commercial General EFFECTIVE DATE This ordinance shall take effect and be in force the date of passage and before the
be

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED that the

thirty 30 days after

expiration

of fifteen 15

days

after its passage i1 shall

published

once

wi1h the
a

names

and members

voting

for and

Powav News Chieftain

newspaper of general circulation
a

against the same in the published in the City of Poway

regular meeting of the City Council ofthe City of Poway held the 1s1 day of September 1998 and thereafter PASSED AND ADOPTED al a regular meeting of said City Council held the 15th day of Seplember 1998 by the following roll call
Introduced and first read al vote

AYES
NOES

COUNCILMEMBERS
COUNCILMEMBERS

ABSTAIN ABSENT

COUNCILMEMBERS COUNCILMEMBERS

Don ATTEST

Higginson Mayor

Lori Anne

Peoples City Clerk ATTACHMENT 6

J PLANNINGIREPORT GPA9802A ORD

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ITEM 6

t A

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENTI
ZONE CHANGE 02B 98

OWNERS APPLICANT LOCATION
APN

Vonehrenberg Trust payless
old Post Office

Retail Trust III WaIMart

Park

Inyoung

City of Poway
Southeast 317
42 130
comer of

Community Road

and

Hilleary

Place

66

67

PARCEL SIZE BACKGROUND

16 9 Combined Acres

Currenl Land Use and

Zoning Designation Requested Land Use and Zoning Designation
Recommended Land Use and

Town Center TC

Commercial General

CG

Zoning Designation

Commercial General CG

SURROUNDING GENERAL PLAN AND EXISTING USE

Exjsling
North

use

Current

DesignationlZonjng
RS 2
RA RA RC

Poway Community Church Canary Palm Apartments Willow Creek Apartmenls Navy Housing
Silver Oaks Town
U S

East South

Apartmenls

RA TC TC
CO

Counlry Shopping Center

Post Office

West

Commercial Offices

Village
FINDINGS

PjneNilla Verde

Apartments

RA

The General Plan amendment and

zone

injljaled

request 10

redesignate

a

three

change proposed under lhjs applicalion is parcel 16 9 acre site from Town Center

a

City
10

TC

27 of 43

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ITEM 6

GPAlZC 98 028

September

1

1998

Page

2

Commercial General
continuous and also be

CG

In order to maintain consistent

zoning
02A 98 is

on an area

thai is
area

closely

relaled staff recommends that if GPA

approved

this

redesignaled

EXISTING CONDITIONS

project area consists of lhree parcels and three separale commercial buildings located on a 16 9 acre site south of Hilleary Place between Community Road and Midland Road Localed on lhe first parcel is the former Payless Shoes building The 2 900 square foot building is presently vacant Situated to the east and soulh on a 5 84 acre parcel is the 129 000 square fuol WalMart center Northeasl of WalMart is the old Post Office building currently occupied by Plow Boys Produce AlIlhree sites are completely developed wjlh omamental setback and parking lot landscaping comprising lhe only vegetation in the immediate area Access to the businesses is via Community Road Hilleary Place and
The Midland Road The
owner

of lhe

parcel

allhe southeast his

comer of

Hilleary Place and Community Road has

property rezoned to Commercial General CG which is lhe subject of GPAlZC 9802A The parcels being considered under this application are also north of the Town and Country Shopping Center and are more closely associaled with the property under consideraljon in GPAlZC 98 02A than to other properties in the Town Center area It is therefore recommended thai if GPAlZC 98 02A is approved GPAlZC 98 02B also be approved so that lhe entire area north of the Town and Country Shopping Cenler will retain consislent zoning
submitted
a

request 10 have

AL TERNATIVES Other zones similar to the Town Center Business CB The CB
zone
are

the Commercial General CG
zone

and

Community
zone

is the

predominant
zone

Silverlake Drive

The other commercial

closesl to the

along Poway subject parcels Poway
area

Road west of
is the CG

found within the Old

Poway

area

along

Midland Road

Since the location of lhe the CG

subject
zone

parcels preferred

relates better to lhe

uses

and localion of the Old

is

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

investigation and prepared an environmental initial study based and zone change applicalion request form The jnilial study on indicated that since the site was completely developed lhe difference in the variety of land uses permitted between lhe two zones is nol signjfjcanl and the number of vehicle trips
Staff has conducted
a

site

the submitted land

use

28 of 43

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ITEM

6ft q t

GPAlZC 98 02B September 1 1998

Page

3

generated by these uses is not large no significant envjronmenlal impacts are anticipated by this proposed redesignatjon The issuance of a Negaljve Declaration is recommended
FISCAL IMPACT
None

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND CORRESPONDENCE
Notice of the
was

sent

public hearing was published in the Poway News Chieftain and mailed nolice to property owners localed within a 500 foot radius of lhe project area

RECOMMENDATION

City Council close lhe public hearing adopllhe attached proposed Negalive Declaration adopl the attached proposed resolution approving GPA 98 028 hold firsl reading on lhe attached ordinance approving ZC 98 028 and continue 10 September 15 1998 for second reading and adopljon oHhe ordinance
It is recommended thai the
Attachmenls 1 2

3
4 5

Surrounding General PlanlZoning and Existing Use Environmentallnjlial Study Negative Declaralion Proposed Resoluljon Approving GPA 98 028 Proposed Ordinance Approving ZC 98 02B

N PlANNINGIREPORT GPA9802B AGN

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nEM

J3 6 IT q

RC
RS
HillEARY PARK
0

2 C

RA
HILLEARY PL

RA

CO

0
RA

o

RA

C5 a
Z
POST OFFICE

0 l

TOWN

COUNTRY SHOPPING CENTER

I

TC

TC
POWAY RD

AGC

TC

AGC
CREEKSIDE PLAZA

TC

CITY OF POWAY

PROJECT GPNZC 98 028 TITLE SURROUNDING ZONING
1
qqR

NORTH
30 of 43

ATTACHMENT
ND

1

ITEM

6

cf

J

CITY OF POWAY
INITIAL STUDY ENVIRONMENTAL CHECKLIST

DATE
APPLICANT

August City of

12 1998 Powav

PROJECT
PROJECT LOCATION

GPAlZC 98 02B
South of

Hilleary

Place between

Community

Road and Mjdiand Road

Poway
I

CA 92064

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS Fact based

explanations

of all

answers are

required

on

attached sheets
YES MAYBE NO

1

Soils and

Geology significant impacts
a

Will the in

proposal

have

b

ground conditions or in changes geologic relationships Disruptions displacements compaction or
Unstable in

1L 1L

burial of the soil
c

Change

in

topography

or

ground
or

surface

conlour intervals d The deslruction of any

1L
modification

e

covering unique geologic or physical features Any potential increase in wind or water erosion of soils affecling either on or
off site condjlions

1L

1L
siltation
or

f

changes in deposition Exposure

erosion

1L

g

people or prope to geologic hazards such as earthquakes landslides mudslides ground failure or similar
hazards

of

1L

31

of 43

A TT ACHMENT 2

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nEM

6

13

YES 2

MAYBE

NO

Hydrology
impacts
a

Will the

proposal

have

significant

in

Changes Changes
patterns

in currents

or

the

course

in
or

direction of flowing streams rivers

ephemeral
b in

stream channels

X

absorption

rates

drainage
X

or

the rate and amount of

sUITace water runoff Alteraljons to lhe flood waters flow of

c

course or

X X
or

d

Change any body of water Discharge

in the amount of sUITace water in

e

jnlo surface walers

any alter

action of surface waler f Alteraljon of

quality
characteristics

X X

groundwater

g

Change in the quanljty of groundwaters either through direct additions or with drawals or through inteITerenCe with an aquifer Quality
Quantity

X X

h

The reduction in the amount of waler other
wise available for of

public water supplies
or

X

I

Exposure

people

prope

to water
or

related hazards such Will the

as

flooding

seiches

X

3

Air Qualitv

proposal

have

significant

impacts
a

in
or

Constant mobile
or

periodic

air emissions from

indirect

sources

Slaljonary
b

sources

X X

Deterioraljon of ambient air

quality

and

or

inlerference with lhe attainment of appli
cable air quality standards
c

X

Alleration of local
conditions
or

or

regional climatic
air movement moisture

affecting

temperature

X

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ITEM

6

Pr

J3

YES 4 Flora Will the

MAYBE

NO

proposal

have

significant

results in

a

Change

in the characteristics of

species
number

including diversity of endangered species
b

distrjbuljon
of

or

plants

X

Reduction of the numbers of any
rare or

unique endangered species of plants
or

X

c

Introduction of new of plants into

disruptive species
X

an area

d

Reduction in lhe

potential

for

agricultural
X

production

5

Fauna

Will the

proposal

have

significant

results in

a

Change in lhe characterisljcs of species including diversity djstribulion or numbers of any species of animals

X

b

rare

Reducljon of the numbers of any unique or endangered species of animals Introduction of
new or

X

c

disruptive species
or or

of animals into barrier to the animals

an area

result in

a

mjligation

movement of

L
or

d

Deterioration
or

removal of

existing fish
L

wildlife habitat

6

PODulation results in

Will

the

proposal

have

sjgnificanl

a

Will the proposal aller the location distri bution densjly diversity or growth rale of the human population of an area WiIIlhe proposal
or

L

b

affect

create

a

demand for additional

existing housing housing

X

33 of 43
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n

M

f

A rR J

YES 7 Socia Economic Factors Will the

MAYBE

NO

proposal

have

significant results
a

in

regional socia economic characteristics including economic or commercial diversity tax rate and prope
or

Change

in local

values

b

Will

project

costs be

equitably distri
beneficiaries ie

buted among

project
or

buyers taxpayers
8

project

users

L

Land Use and Plannina Considerations

WiIIlhe

proposal
a

have

significant

resuits in

A substantial alteraljon of the

present

or

planned
b

land

use

of

an area

1

A conflict with any desjgnaljons

objectives

policies
c

or

adopted plans of any govem

mental entities

impact upon the quality or quanlity of existing consumptive or non consumptive recreational opportunities
An Will the

9

TransDortatjon results in

proposal

have

significant

a

Generaljonof subslantial additional vehjcuiar movement

b

Effects
new

on

existing

streets

or

demand for

slreet construction
on

c

d

exjsljng parking facilities or new parking Substanljal impact upon exjsljng transpor talion systems
Effects demand for
Alterations to

e

present patterns

of circu
or

lation

or

movement of

people and
on

goods
f Alleration to air traffic
or

effects

present
mass

and

potenljai water bome
or

rail

transit

g

Increases in traffic hazards to motor vehicles

bicyclists

or

pedeslrjans

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It

J

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YES

MAYBE

NO

10

Cultural Resources

Will the in

proposal

have

significant impacts
a

inlegrity of archaeo logical paleontological and or hislorical
A disturbance to the
resources

L

11

Safety and Nuisance Factors proposal have significant results in
Health
a

WiIIlhe

Creation of any health hazard
health hazard

or

potential
L

b

Exposure
hazards A risk of

of

people

to

potential health

L

c

explosion

or

release of hazardous
an

substances in lhe event of

accident
or

L

d

An increase in the number of individuals

species
or

of vector

or

the exposure of

parthenogenic organisms people to such organisms
noise levels to

L L

e

Increase in

exisljng people

f

Exposure

of

potentially dangerous

noise ievels The crealion of objectionable odors An increase in

L L L

g h

ijght

or

glare
have

12

Aesthetics
results in

Will the

proposal

significant

a

The obslruction vista
or

or

degradation

of any scenic

view

L
offensive

b

The crealion of an site A confljcl with the
or

aesthetically

L

c

objective
corridors

of

designated

potenlial scenic

L

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q B

YES

MAYBE NO

13

Utilities and Public Services have

Will the

significant

need for

new

proposal systems or alter

ations to the

following
2L
gas

a

Electric power
Natural
or

b

packaged

2L 2L 2L 2L 2L

c

Communications

systems

d
e

Water

supply

Wastewater facilities

f

Flood control structures

g
h

Solid waste facilities
Fire

2L
2L 2L 2L

prolection protection

I

Police

j
k

Schools
Parks
or

other recreational facililies

2L

I

Maintenance of public facilities roads and flood control facilities

including
2L 2L

m

Other

govemmental

services

14

Enerav and Scarce Resources have

WiIIlhe

proposal

significant impacts
Use of substantial
energy

in excessive fuel

a

or

or

2L

b

Substanlial increase in demand upon
sources

existing
2L

of energy

c

An increase in the demand for
new sources

deveiopment of
2L

of energy
or

d

An increase lion of
non

of the consump renewable forms of energy when

perpetuation
sources

feasible renewable available
e

of energy

are

2L depletion
of any nonrenewable nalural
resources

Substantial
or scarce

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ITEM

6

A

q 6

YES
15

MAYBE

NO

Mandatory Findings
a

of Sianjfjcance

project have the potential to degrade the quality of the environment subslantjally reduce the habitat of fish or wildlife species cause a fish or wild life population to drop below self sustaining levels threaten to eliminate reduce the a planl or animal community
Does the number of restrict lhe range of a rare or endangered plant or animal or eliminate

important examples
of lhe California

of the
or

history

major periods prehistory

X

b

potential to achieve short term to lhe disadvantage of A short long term environmental goals term impact on the environment is one which occurs in a relatively brief definitive period of lime while long term impacts will
Does the

project

have the

endure well into the future

X

c

project have impacts which are individually limited but cumulatively considerable Cumulatively considerable
Does the
means

that the incremental effects of an

individual

project

are

considerable when

viewed in connection with the effect of

past projects

and

probable

future

projects

X

d

Does the

project have environmental
cause

effects which will
adverse effects

substanljal

on

human

beings

either

directly

or

indirectly

X

II

DISCUSSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION ie of affirmative
answers

to the above

questions plus

a

discussion of

proposed mitigatjor

measures

SEE ATTACHED PAGES

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4

13

III

DETERMINATION

On the basis of this initial evaluation I find the

proposed project
a

COULD NOT have

a

significant effect

on

the environment and

NEGATIVE DECLARATION will be

prepared

D

I find that

although

the

proposed project

could have
a

effect
case

on

the environment there will not be

significant significant effect in this
a

because lhe

been added 10 the

miljgaljon measures described on an attached sheet project A DECLARATION WILL BE PREPARED

have

D

I find lhe

proposed project
an

MAY have

a

significant effect on

the

envjronmenl and

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT is

required

DATE

M7l

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13

DISCUSSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION

1

SOILS and GEOLOGY
This

zoning for three existing retail commercial application would permit only a minor change in the lypes of land uses available between lhe two zones lhat lhe existing sites are completely developed and contains only ornamental landscaping for vegelaljon there will be no impacls to any biological or environmental system or habitat application proposes
on a

change
acres

in the land

use

and

businesses located

16 9

Since the

2

HYDROLOGY

See Item No

1

Response

3

AIR QUALITY 1

See Item No 4

Response

FLORA

See Item NO 5

1

Response

FAUNA

See Item No 6

1

Response

POPULATION to anolher While form of residential

This

applicalion

involves

a

change from

one

commercial
zones

zone

some

couid be achieved in each of the commercial

the residenlial

potential

would be identical and

therefore would not create any
7

population impacts

SOCIO ECONOMIC FACTORS from the

Any changes
8

10 the businesses

resulting

redesignatjon

will be born

by

the

owner

and tenants

LAND USE and PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

proposed GPAlZC changes the land use and zoning from Town Center to CommerciaLGeneral This change impacts the building setbacks and the types of land uses available Given that the two commercial zones are fairly similar the difference im lhe variety of land uses available between the two zones are not that significant As such no significant land use or planning consjderaljons impacts are anticipated If certain uses under the CG zone are considered undesirable a specific plan could be
The initiated to exclude lhem

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6

It

4

8

9

TRANSPORTATION

proposed redesignation primarily changes only the types of land uses available to the parcel There significant differences in available land uses between the zones that would have the potential to create any major new impact on the locai roadways or circulation system
are no

The

10

CUL TURAL RESOURCES

See Item NO

1

Response

11
This

HEALTH SAFETY and NUISANCE FACTORS

appljcalion proposes a change from the Town Center 10 the Commercial General zone The requirements regarding noise odors and other potential health hazards are general standards and do not change between zones Not health and safety impacts are anljcjpated
12 AESTHETICS
zone

The Town Center General CG

would not

unique architectural requirements Changing the zone remove the need for compliance with these requirements

has

10 Commercial

13
r

UTILITIES and PUBLIC SERVICES

proposed redesignatjon primarily changes only lhe types of land uses available to the parcel There are no significant differences in available land uses between lhe zones that would have the potential to create any major new impact on the utility systems or govemment service
The 14 The ENERGY and SCARCE RESOURCES

proposed redesignation primarily changes only the types of land uses available to the parcel There are no significant differences in available land uses between the zones that would have the potenljallo create any major new demand or impact on any energy system

N CITYlPLANNING REPORT GPA9802B IS

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A

cf

J3

2ITY
DON HIGGINSON Mayor JAY GOLDBY Deputy Mayor MICKEY CAFAGNA Councilmember

OF

POWnY

BOB EMERY Councilmember BETTY REXFORD Councilmember

CITY OF POWAY NEGATIVE DECLARATION

1

Name and Address of Applicant

City of Poway
P O Box 789 foway CA 92064
oroooses

2

A General Plan Amendment Zone Chanae

GPAlZC 98 02B that
a

the

redesignatjon of a

three contiauous oarcels CG

constituting

16 9

acre

site from Town

Center TC to Commercial General

Projecl Description
3 In accordance with Resolution 83 084 of the California Environmental the above

Quality Act
a

of 1970 the

city of Poway jmpiementing City of Poway has determined

the that An

project Environmental Impact Report

will not have

significant

effect upon the environment

will not be

required
are on

4

Minutes of such decision and the Initial

file in lhe
5

Study prepared by the City of Poway Department of Planning Services of the City of Poway City Council
of the

This decision of the

City of Poway

is final

Contact Person

James H

Lyon

Phone

6191

4257 679

Approved by
Reba

Date

Wright

Quastler Ph D

AICP

City
iling
41 of 43 Address P O Box 789

Hall Located

at k

Poway

r

13325 Civic Center Drive 619 679 4202 FAX 679 4226 92074 0789

ATTACHMENT 3
C

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ITEM

6

A

13

RESOLUTION NO A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POWAY CALIFORNIA

AMENDING THE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF THE CITY OF POWAY GENERAL PLAN GPA 98 028 WHEREAS the
arise to amend the

City

Council of the

City of Poway recognizes

that the need may

City s General

Plan and

WHEREAS Section 65350 et seq
lhe

of the Califomia Government Code describes

procedures

for

amending
the

General Plans and

WHEREAS
98 028 42 66 for
a

City

of

Poway
use

has initiated
for
a

a

General Plan Amendment GPA
16 9
acre

modification of land
on the

three

parcel

site APN 317 130 Road and Midland

67 located

south of

Hilleary

Place between

Community

Road and WHEREAS the
to Commercial General

application proposes
CG and

a

change in land

use

from Town Center TC

WHEREAS the consider that

City of Poway

held a properly noticed

public hearing

in accordance

with lhe California Government code and the California Environmental

Quality Act

to

request and

City Council finds lhat proposed General Plan Amendment 98028 will not have significant adverse impact on the environment and hereby issues a Negative
Declaration and

WHEREAS the

proposed General Plan amendment would result in a land use designation thai is compatible and consistent with the existing commercial slructures and businesses and with lhe adjoining Town Center

WHEREAS

the

City

Council

further finds

that the

land

uses

to the soulh

NOW THEREFORE 8E IT RESOLVED lhat lhe
the

City Council does hereby amend
CG

City

of

Poway General

Plan Land Use

Map

of the Land Use Elemenl for the above

described prope

from Town Center

TC

to Commercial General of lhe

APPROVED and ADOPTED

by

the

City Council

City of Poway Stale of Caltfornia

this 1st day of Seplember 1998

Don ATTEST

Higginson Mayor

I

ori Anne

Peoples City Clerk
ATTACHMENT
4

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ITEM

6

J It rf 3