Public Hearing Notice - City Council

April 17, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair

Post Date:04/04/2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on April 17, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as possible) in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, California, the City Council of the City of Montclair will conduct a public hearing concerning the following:

Resolution No. 17–3150 making certain findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, approving Tentative Parcel Map No. 19785 resubdividing a 6.27–acre site into four numbered legal parcels and four lettered parcels for streets and common areas, and approving Precise Plan of Design No. 2017–3 for a 211–unit residential development within the North Montclair Downtown Specific Plan (NMDSP).

Co–applicants CRP/Maple Montclair Owner, LLC and W/E Development LLC, are proposing to build a 211–unit residential apartment project on approximately 6.27 acres near the southwest corner of Arrow Highway and Monte Vista Avenue.  The subject site would be brought into the NMDSP as part of the NMDSP Amendment.  The project includes requests for a Tentative Parcel Map and a Precise Plan of Design.  The parcel map would create four (4) legal parcels on the project site and would provide street access for new development.  Four lettered lots are also proposed to allow for public and private street access around the site and to create a 0.13–acre private park for the development.  The Precise Plan of Design would allow for the construction of 211 apartment units, comprised of a mix of 1 bedroom/1 bath, 2 bedroom/2 bath, and 3 bedroom/2 bath units.

On February 27, 2017, the Planning Commission for the City of Montclair recommended that the City Council approve and adopt Resolution No. 17–3150, by a 4–0 vote, with one absence.

The project site is approximately 6.27 acres near the southwest corner of Arrow Highway and Monte Vista Avenue, APNs 1009–021–04, –07, –10, –11, –12, and –19, with a physical address of 8970 Monte Vista Avenue, Montclair, California.

INVITATION TO BE HEARD:  All interested persons will be given an opportunity to comment on this item at the public hearing.  In addition, written comments may be submitted to the City Council prior to the hearing, to the attention of Mike Diaz, City Planner, City of Montclair, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, California.  Please reference the hearing title and date of hearing in any correspondence.  

If you wish to challenge the above project or item in court, the challenge will be limited only to those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing in written correspondence delivered to the City at or prior to the public hearing as described in this notice.  

The agenda materials pertaining to this item will be made available for public review at City Hall, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, and on the City’s website at, no later than 6:00 p.m. on April 13, 2017.  Please contact Andrea M. Phillips, Deputy City Clerk, at (909) 625–9416 if you have any questions regarding the agenda materials.  

It is the intention of the City of Montclair to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  If you require special assistance beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate you in every reasonable manner.  Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (909) 625–9416 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to inform us of your particular needs.
/s/ Andrea M. Phillips
Deputy City Clerk

Dated:    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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