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GHSNC actions and Community Impact Statement (CIS) regarding Los Angeles City Planning Case


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Summary of GHSNC actions and Community Impact Statement (CIS) regarding Los Angeles City Planning Case Number CPC-2022-1981-CU-DRB-SPP-SPR (7 August 2023)

On Aug. 3, 2023, the Granada Hills South Neighborhood Council voted unanimously to request the City of Los Angeles (“the City”) require a full Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on Los Angeles City Planning Case Number CPC-2022-1981-CU-DRB-SPP-SPR; (i.e. proposed Home Depot development located at 16830 West Devonshire Street (CPC- 2022-1981-CUSPP-SPR/ENV-2022-1982-EAF), in order to comply with all requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The following is a short summary of the actions of the Granada Hills South Neighborhood Council (GHSNC) regarding this case:

  • The GHSNC has not taken a position in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed Home Depot development; as stated above, the GHSNC has voted – unanimously – to request the City of Los Angeles (“the City”) require a full Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on Los Angeles City Planning Case Number CPC-2022-1981-CU-DRB-SPP-SPR; (i.e. proposed Home Depot development located at 16830 West Devonshire Street (CPC- 2022-1981-CUSPP-SPR/ENV-2022-1982-EAF), in order to comply with all requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
  • This motion was approved at the GHSNC’s regular Aug. 3, 2023 board meeting, and will be communicated to the appropriate City of Los Angeles departments, including the City Planning Department, in the week of Aug. 7-11.
  • This decision came almost 18 months after the case was filed with the City (March 23, 2022).
  • The GHSNC hosted a community forum on the proposal on Sept. 18, 2022, which included a presentation and question and answer session with the applicant’s representative; a Planning and Land Use Management Committee meeting on May 11, 2022, which included a presentation and question and answer session with the applicant’s representative; and the full board meeting Aug. 3 (referenced above).
  • All three of the events referenced above were well attended, with hundreds of comments from members of the community.
  • The next steps in the City’s process are in the hands of the Los Angeles City Planning Department; the current planning staff member assigned to the case is Ms. Renata Ooms, 213-978-1222, renata.ooms@lacity.org.

Mark Morris
Mark Morris, President, GHSNC





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