A 124-room Hilton Hotel Project Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study
Related Cases: General Plan Amendment No. GPA-002-2018, Amendment No. A-024-2018, Site Plan No. SP 56 2018, Conditional Use Permit No. CUP-134-2018, and Lot Line Adjustment No. LLA 018-2018.
Project Description: A request to develop a vacant site comprised of two (2) parcels with a total land area of 1.48 acres, with a hotel project with several components, which in part consists of a five (5) story, 59’-0” high, 124-room hotel, hotel amenities, 100 on-site surface parking spaces, landscaping, and related site improvements. The Planning Commision will consider the following: (i) a recommendation for City Council approval of a General Plan Amendment to allow to increase the maximum Floor Area Ratio from 0.55 to 1.0 within the Heavy Commercial (HC) General Plan Land Use Designation, and City Council approval of a Municipal Code Amendment for the purpose of a new hotel to allow to increase the number of floors from four (4) to five (5) stories, to allow to increase the building height from 55’-0” to 60’-0”, to allow to increase the maximum Floor Area Ratio to 1.0, and to permit up to a twenty percent (20%) reduction in the number of off-street parking spaces required pursuant to section 9.16.020.050 in conjunction with a Site Plan and/or Conditional Use Permit approval within the C-3 (Heavy Commercial) Land Use Designation; (ii) Planning Commission approval of a Site Plan to allow the construction of a five (5) story, 59’-0” high, 124 room hotel, hotel amenities, 100 on-site surface parking spaces, landscaping, and related site improvements; (iii) Planning Commission approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a hotel use; (iv) Planning Commission approval of a Lot Line Adjustment to adjust the eastern interior property line of the vacant parcel; and (v) a recommendation that the City Council adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the project.The Planning Commission will also consider a recommendation to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the project.