Skip to main content

Current Projects

The Centre

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-034-2017
Conditional Use Permit No. CUP-097-2017
Tentative Tract Map No. TT-18078
Development Agreement No. DA-005-2017

Project Location:
South side of Garden Grove Boulevard, east of Euclid Street, at 11222 Garden Grove Boulevard.

Case Planner:
Erin Webb

Project Description:
The Centre is a 16-unit project with two work-live units facing Garden Grove Boulevard and 14 residential units along a central drive aisle. The project met the requirements of the CC-3 Zone and the intent of the General Plan by adding to the compact development pattern of Downtown and providing residences within walking distance to Main Street, theaters, Steelcraft, Cottage Industries, and area parks. The project was approved for a Site Plan to build 16 units on a 28,232 sq. ft. lot, a Conditional Use Permit for 2 work-live units with tandem format parking, and a Tentative Tract Map to consolidate the site into a single parcel with condominiums.

Status:
Project is under construction.

Garden Brook Senior Village

Case Nos.:
General Plan Amendment No. GPA-001-2018
Planned Unit Development No. PUD-008-2018
Site Plan No. SP-048-2018

Project Location:
South side of Garden Grove Boulevard, west of Brookhurst Street at 10080 Garden Grove Boulevard and the adjacent property to the south at 9860 Larson Avenue (GGBGC).

Case Planner:
Erin Webb

Project Description:
The applicant received entitlement approval to repurpose an existing 8-story, unfinished, steel structure into a 394 unit affordable senior housing project with 12,938 square feet of commercial retail space by amending the General Plan land use designations from Residential/Commercial Mixed Use 1 (prior Galleria, “Project” site) and Parks/Open Space (2-acre portion of Garden Grove Boys & Girls Club) to Community Residential to increase the residential density from 42 dwelling units per acre to 60 dwelling units per acre specifically for senior housing; to rezone the site from Garden Grove Boulevard Mixed Use 1 (GGMU1) and Open Space (O-S) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) to implement the new General Plan designation and the unique mix of uses; and Site Plan review for the proposed senior housing and commercial project, which includes changes to the massing of the building and an increase in developable site area to 5.09 acres from 3.09 acres. The developer also received approval for a density bonus of 35% under the State Density Bonus allowance and three concessions: a reduction in unit size from minimum requirements; a reduction in the required overall open space; and an increase in the number of allowable compact spaces.

Status:
Project is under construction.

Shea Homes

Case Nos.:
General Plan Amendment No. GPA-001-2017
Planned Unit Development No. PUD-006-2017
Tentative Tract Map No. TT-17927-2017
Site Plan No. SP-028-2017
Development Agreement No. DA-006-2017

Project Location:
Northwest corner of Lewis Street and Garden Grove Boulevard, at 12901 Lewis Street.

Case Planner:
Chris Chung

Project Description:
A gated small lot subdivision with 70 single-family detached residential units and related street and open space improvements on a 9.01-acre site. A portion of the project site was located within the City of Orange, which necessitated the approval of a reorganization of the city boundaries between the Cities of Garden Grove and Orange, which resulted in the detachment and annexation of approximately 0.901 acres from the City of Orange to the City of Garden Grove. The project was designed to satisfy all requirements of the City's Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance.

Status:
Project is under construction.

Smallwood Plaza

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-053-2018 (Reinstatement-2020)

Project Location:
West side of Main Street, between Acacia Parkway and Garden Grove Boulevard, at 12885 and 12891 Main Street

Case Planner:
Priit Kaskla

Project Description:
Smallwood Plaza is a new mixed-use building with commercial lease space of approximately 3,888 square feet on the Main Street frontage and nine (9) residential units above. The project includes a density bonus of 35% under the State Density Bonus allowance and two concessions: one to reduce the minimum dimension of a passive recreation area; and the second, to reduce the minimum size of a private open space balcony.

Status:
Project is in plan check.

7 Leaves Café

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-090-2020

Project Location:
Southeast corner of Chapman Avenue, and Harbor Boulevard, at 12002 Harbor Boulevard

Case Planner:
Priit Kaskla

Project Description:
7 Leaves Café obtained Site Plan approval to convert an existing 1,900 square foot drive-thru pharmacy building into a new drive-thru restaurant.

Status:
Project is in plan check.

Harbor Blvd Self Storage

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-087-2020
Tentative Parcel Map No. PM-2023-2020

Project Location:
Southwest corner of Harbor Boulevard and Trask Avenue, located at 13531-13551 Harbor Boulevard

Case Planner:
Huong Ly

Project Description:
The applicant obtained Site Plan approval to construct a new 43,934 square foot self‑storage facility with an office and a manager’s dwelling along with associated site improvements. The applicant also obtained Tentative Parcel Map approval to consolidate (4) separate parcels into one (1) single lot to accommodate the construction of the new self-storage facility.

Status:
Project is pending plan check submittal.

Melia Homes

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-063-2019
Planned Unit Development No. PUD-010-2019
Variance No. V-022-2019
Tentative Tract Map No. TT-18169-2019

Project Location:
North side of 11th Street between Kerry Street and Brookhurst Street, at 9861 11th Street

Case Planner:
Chris Chung

Project Description:
Melia Homes obtained approvals to develop a 1.8-acre lot with a multiple-family residential project consisting of 31 two- and three-story townhomes. The specific land use entitlement approvals include the following: (i) Residential Planned Unit Development zoning to facilitate the development of the townhome project; (ii) Site Plan approval to construct the 31 two- and three-story townhomes along with associated site improvements; (iii) Tentative Tract Map approval to create the one lot subdivision for the purpose of selling each townhome as a condominium; and (iv) Variance approval to deviate from the minimum lot size for a Residential Planned Unit Development.

Status:
Project is under construction.

46 Units

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-062-2019
Lot Line Adjustment No. LLA-020-2019

Project Location:
South side of Garden Grove Boulevard, east of Coast Street, two at 8218 and 8242 Garden Grove Boulevard

Case Planner:
Maria Parra

Project Description:
The applicant obtained Site Plan approval to construct a 46-unit apartment complex with a 27.8% affordable housing density bonus for “low income” families. Pursuant to the State Density Bonus Law, the applicant obtained two (2) concessions from the R-3 (Multiple Family Residential) zone development standards: (1) to allow the third story to exceed the maximum 50% threshold for third floor areas; and (2) to reduce the minimum distance between the residential building and an open parking space. In conjunction, the applicant obtained approval of a Lot Line Adjustment to remove an existing property line to consolidate the two (2) existing parcels into a single lot.

Status:
Project is in plan check.

Starlight Cinema Center

Case Nos.:
Planned Unit Development No. PUD-104-73 (Rev. 2018)
Site Plan No. SP-057-2018
Conditional Use Permit No. CUP-140-2018
Lot Line Adjustment No. LLA-019-2018

Project Location:
West side of Valley View Street, south of Chapman Avenue at 12101 and 12111 Valley View Street

Case Planner:
Maria Parra

Project Description:
The applicant obtained approvals to redevelop a 2.71-acre site, comprised of two parcels currently improved with the Starlight 4 Star Cinema and a vacant 6,040 square foot restaurant, with a new automatic car wash, a new pad drive-thru restaurant, a new sit-down restaurant, and an expansion of the existing movie theater. The Planning Commision approved the following: (i) a recommendation that the City Council determine that the Project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); (ii) a recommendation that the City Council approve a text amendment to Planned Unit Development No. PUD-104-73 to modify the permitted uses on the Site and the sign requirements of the PUD to facilitate the Project (iii) approval of a Lot Line Adjustment to modify existing lot lines to consolidate the two (2) subject parcels into one (1) parcel; (iv) approval of a Site Plan to allow the construction of a 4,241 square foot automatic car wash, an 1,870 square foot drive thru restaurant, a 2,700 square foot sit-down restaurant, and a 2,846 square foot expansion to the existing movie theater, along with related site improvements; and (v) approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow the operation of the automatic car wash.

Status:
Project is under construction.

7 Eleven

Case Nos.:
Site Plan No. SP-082-2020
Conditional Use Permit No. CUP-180-2020

Project Location:
Northwest corner of Chapman Avenue and Dale Street, at 8471 Chapman Avenue

Case Planner:
Priit Kaskla

Project Description:
The applicant obtained approval for Site Plan and Conditional Use Permit approval to demolish an existing convenience store, construct and operate a new 1,800 square foot fueling canopy with four (4) multi-product dispensing units, each with two pumps, and a new 2,232 square foot 24-hour convenience store. Additionally, the applicant obtained approval for Conditional Use Permit approval to allow the convenience store to continue to operate with a State Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Type “20” (Off-Sale, Beer and Wine) License.

Status:
Project is pending plan check submittal.