East Area One General Plan Expansion Area

The City of Santa Paula has approved an application from the Limoneira Company for a specific plan to develop properties in the City's East Area One General Plan Expansion Area. On Tuesday June 3, 2008, the voters of Santa Paula approved Measure G, an initiative measure amending the City Urban Restriction Boundary (CURB) and approving an intensification of use in accordance with Santa Paula General Plan Sections III (G) ("SOAR") and III (F) ("Citizens Advocating Responsible Expansion Initiative").

 

The City of Santa Paula City Council and Planning Commission on February 26, 2008 approved the project's proposed specific plan and the project's Environmental Impact Report.

The text of the specific plan (PDF) (excluding the Development Standards):
Introduction
Form and Character
Infrastructure and Public Services
Implementation

 

Development Agreement (PDF)

Highlights of Development Agreement (PDF)

 

Additional information about the specific plan can be found on the Limoneira Company's project website.


The following Resolutions & Ordinances were approved concerning the East Area 1 Specific Plan Project.

Planning Commission:

Resolution 3612 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to the certification of the FEIR, adoption of the Facts & Findings, Statement of Overriding Considerations and MMRP (previously described above).

Resolution 3613 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to the General Plan Amendments, Specific Plan/Prezoning, Growth Management Allocations, Development Agreement, and Application for Annexation (previously described above). PROJECT FISCAL ANALYSIS PAGES 23-91

Resolution 3614 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to approval of A General Plan Amendment to adjust the City Urban Restriction Boundary and allow an intensification of use pursuant to Santa Paula Municipal Code Chapter 16.237.

City Council:

Ordinance 1190 This Ordinance includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to prezoning portions of the East Area 1 Expansion Area as the East Area 1 Specific Plan (SP-3).

Ordinance 1191 This Ordinance includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to adopting a Development Agreement for the East Area 1 development project pursuant to Government Code 65864, et seq.

Resolution 6457 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to certifying the Draft Revised Water Supply Assessment and Verification for the East Area 1 Specific Plan for Project No. 2006-CDP-02.

Resolution 6458 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to the certification of the FEIR, adoption of the Facts & Findings, Statement of Overriding Considerations and MMRP (previously described above).

Resolution 6459 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to the General Plan Amendments, Specific Plan/Pre-zoning, Growth Management Allocations, Development Agreement, and Application for Annexation (previously described above).

 

Resolution 6460 - This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to calling for a special election on June 3, 2008 relative to the East Area 1 project.

 

Resolution 6461 - This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to adding the East Area 1 Project Approval Initiative to the ballot.

 

Resolution 6462 - This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to establishing requirements for arguments filed with the City Clerk to be included with voter information for an election on June 3, 2008.

 

Resolution 6463 - This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to directing the City Attorney to prepare an impartial analysis of the ballot measure regarding the East Area 1 Project approval initiative.

 

Resolution 6465 This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to file an application with the Ventura County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) and request reorganization (annexation) of approximately 501 acres associated with the EA1SP from Ventura County to the City of Santa Paula.

 

Resolution 6466 - This Resolution includes background information, findings and recommended actions as it relates to establishing procedural rules for conducting joint Planning Commission and City Council meetings for Project No. 2006-CDP-02 (East Area 1).

Staff Report:

East Area 1 Specific Plan Staff Report
 


Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the East Area 1 Specific Plan, per requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. The following documents, including the Draft EIR constitute the FEIR:

Responses to Comments
Clarifications & Revisions

The draft Environmental Impact Report for the project is below.

 


Notice of Availability (NOA)
East Area 1 Specific Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

Volume I
Cover
Table of Contents
Glossary of Acronyms
1.0 Executive Summary
2.0 Introduction
3.0 Project Description
4.0 Existing Conditions
  4.1 Land Use & Planning
  4.2 Agricultural Resources
  4.3 Mineral Resources
  4.4 Transportation & Circulation
  4.5 Air Quality
  4.6 Noise
  4.7 Biological Resources
  4.8 Geology & Soils
  4.9 Hydrology & Water Quality
  4.10 Hazards & Hazardous Materials
  4.11 Aesthetics
  4.12 Cultural & Historic Resources
  4.13 Public Services
  4.14 Recreation
  4.15 Utilities & Services
  4.16 Population & Housing
5.0 Alternatives to the Proposed Project
6.0 Growth Inducing Impacts
7.0 Cumulative Impacts
8.0 Irretrievable and Irreversible Commitment of Resources
9.0 Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
10.0 Inventory of Mitigation Measures
11.0 List of Preparers
12.0 References

Volume II (Technical Appendices)
Cover
Appendix A NOP & Notice Extendign Comment Period
Appendix B NOP Distribution List & NOP Comment Letters
Appendix C1 Agricultural Resources Study (part 1) large file

Appendix C2 Agricultural Resources Study (part 2) large file
  App Ca Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner Annual Crop Report, 2005
  App Cb California Agricultural Land Evaluation and Site Assessment
  App Cc Analysis of Proposed Mitigation Parcel
  App Cd Spray Drift Task Force Report Summaries
Appendix D Traffic Study large file
Appendix E Air Quality Study
Appendix F1 Noise Study (part 1)

Appendix F2 Noise Study (part 2) large file

Appendix F3 Noise Study (part 3)
Appendix F4 Noise Study (part 4) large file

Appendix F5 Noise Study (part 5)
Appendix G1 Biological Resources Study (part 1)

Appendix G2 Biological Resources Study (part 2)

Appendix G3 Biological Resources Study (part 3)

Appendix G4 Biological Resources Study (part 4) large file

Appendix G5 Biological Resources Study (part 5)
Appendix H1 Geology & Soils Study (part 1) large file

Appendix H2 Geology & Soils Study (part 2)
Appendix I Drainage Study
Appendix J1 Phase I Assessment (part 1)

Appendix J2 Phase I Assessment (part 2) large file
Appendix K Phase I & II Archaeological Resources Report
Appendix L Paleontological Resources Report
Appendix M Historic Resources Study
Appendix N Domestic Water Report
Appendix O Domestic Sewer Report
Appendix P Recycled Water Report
Appendix Q1 Water Supply Assessment & Verification Report (part 1) large file

Appendix Q2 Water Supply Assessment & Verification Report (part 2) large file

Appendix Q3 Water Supply Assessment & Verification Report (part 3)

Appendix Q4 Water Supply Assessment & Verification Report (part 4)

 

Updated: June 12, 2008

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