Notice of Public Hearing – City Council – December 20, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

Posted on December 7, 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, December 20, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, CA 91763, and via Zoom video/teleconference (meeting link:, the City Council of the City of Montclair will conduct a public hearing concerning the following:

  • Resolution No. 21–3329 making findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and approving a Conditional Use Permit and Precise Plan of Design to allow the establishment of a 3,950 sq. ft. full–service restaurant with drive–thru service and outdoor dining within the boundaries of the North Montclair Downtown Specific located at 9052 Central Avenue and 5220 Moreno Street.

On November 22, 2021, the Montclair Planning Commission reviewed the project and recommended City Council approval of the Conditional Use Permit and Precise Plan of Design, under Case No. 2021–32 by a 5–0 vote. The Planning Commission recommends this project qualifies to be exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), consistent with the adopted Environmental Impact Report prepared for the amended North Montclair Downtown Specific Plan pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15182; therefore, no further environmental review is required.

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Additional Project Documents

Any additional documentation related to the above item may be reviewed at least 72 hours prior to the hearing by contacting the City Clerk’s Office by telephone at (909) 625–9416 or by email at to request to be emailed a digital copy of the documents; or by downloading the agenda packet for the December 20, 2021 regular City Council meeting posted on the City’s website at and reviewing the documents within the agenda packet.

INVITATION TO BE HEARD:  All interested persons will be given an opportunity to comment on the above-referenced items at the public hearings and any subsequent public hearings conducted related to the items.  In addition, written comments may be submitted to the City Council prior to the hearings via U.S. Mail to the attention of City Clerk’s Office, City of Montclair, P.O. Box 2308, Montclair, CA, 91763; by completing the online public comment submission form at; or via email to Please reference the hearing title and date of hearing in any correspondence.

If you wish to challenge any of the above items in court, the challenge will be limited only to those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearings in written correspondence delivered to the City at or prior to the public hearings as described in this notice.  The City cannot be held responsible for U.S. Mail that is not received prior to the hearings.

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 to inform us of your particular needs.

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