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Notice of Intent to Adopt A Negative Declaration For Rezoning Parcels

Post Date:04/21/2017 6:16 AM

In accordance with Section 15072 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Vista (City) has prepared a Negative Declaration for the following project: 

P17-0093, General Plan and Zoning Designation Changes for 42 Parcels 

Based on the City Council’s direction regarding the M-U Zone, the proposed project would consist of a General Plan Amendment and a Zone Change to revise the respective General Plan Land Use Map and Zoning Map designations of the 42 parcels noted below. These changes are intended to protect existing commercial developments or limit future residential use in certain areas of the city.  No development plans have been submitted for these parcels.

The 42 parcels are at the following locations: Breeze Hill Commercial Center - Breeze Hill Road/S. Melrose Drive (Breeze Hill Plaza, APNs: 166-150-65, 66, 67, 68; Breeze Hill Promenade, APNs: 166-150-89, 97, and 98).  Bobier Drive/N. Santa Fe Avenue Commercial Areas - (Stater Brothers Plaza, APNs: 173-321-01, 02, 05, 06 and 08; McDonalds/Santa Fe Crossroads, APNs: 161-053-16, 18; Walgreens, APNs: 161-051-12, 18, 27, 32, 33, and 35; 7-11 Store, APN: 161-052-10).  Vons Commercial Center - Civic Center Drive/S. Santa Fe Avenue (APNs: 179-080-30, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, and 60).  Santa Fe Service Center - off S. Santa Fe Avenue (APNs: 180-164-03, 14, 15, 16, 21, 26, 29 and 30.  Vacant Parcel - W. Bobier (APN: 161-030-07).

COPIES of the Negative Declaration (ND) and accompanying Initial Study Checklist (ISC) are on file and may be reviewed at the City’s Planning Division counter, 200 Civic Center Drive, in Vista.  The ND/ISC may also be viewed on the City’s web site at the following link:   

The review period is from April 21 to May 10, 2017. 

"NEGATIVE DECLARATION" means that the City has tentatively concluded that the proposed project will not have a significant effect on the environment. NOTE: This project has not been approved or denied. It is being reviewed for environmental impacts only. 

COMMENTS regarding the ND/ISC must be made in writing to the City’s Environmental Planner by 5:00 p.m. on May 10, 2017.  Please reference P17-0093 in any correspondence.  All comments should be addressed to Mr. John Hamilton, Environmental Planner, City of Vista Planning Division, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084-6275. Comments may also be sent by e-mail to: jhamilton@cityofvista.com