Projects in Process

The following document outlines discretionary projects currently in process with the Community Development Department. Discretionary projects are those that require review by either the Planning Commission and/or the City Council. Please note that the dates are tentative and are subject to change as project details evolve and commission agendas are set. 

To view the Projects in Process document, click here. (Last updated 5/12/2022)

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For information regarding any of the current projects, please call the Planning Division at 714-990-7674

Project Description
Tentative Public Hearing Date & Documents
The project site is bordered by Lambert Road/Carbon Canyon Road to the north, Rose Drive to the south, Carbon Canyon Regional Park to the east, and residential uses and Valencia Avenue to the west. The project site is bisected by Valencia Avenue, which runs in a north-south direction, and by Lambert Road, which runs in an east-west direction.  
The Brea 265 Specific Plan proposes a master-planned residential community of low- and medium-density residential neighborhoods, parks, recreational amenities, and open space linked together by an extensive trail network that connects to the Tracks at Brea and other regional systems. At buildout, the proposed project would provide up to 450 low-density units and 650 medium-density units—a total of 1,100 units with an overall average density of 4.2 dwelling units per acre. The maximum density for Low-Density Residential (LDR) would be 6.0 du/ac and for Medium Density Residential (MDR) would be 12.0 du/ac. The maximum of 1,100 residential units would include 76 affordable housing units in accordance with the proposed Development Agreement and 1,024 market-rate units. The proposed project also provides up to 15.1 acres of parks/recreations uses, 47.5 acres of open space, and 2.0 acres of rights-of-way.
Aera EnergyTentatively scheduled for Planning Commission March 22, 2022, April 26, 2022, and May 24, 2022.  
Brea Plaza Shopping Center

1639 E Imperial Hwy

The Applicant is requesting a General Plan Amendment (GPA), Zone Change (ZC), Conditional Use Permit (CUP), and a Precise Development (PD) at 1639 East Imperial Highway:

• To change the General Plan Land Use designation of the site from General Commercial (C-G) to Mixed-Use I (MU-I); and

• To change the zoning of the site from C-G to MU-I; and

• To allow the demolition of an 18,450 square-foot theater and adjacent surface parking lot; and

• To allow the construction of an eight-story, mixed-use building containing 189-residential dwelling units, 21,355 square-feet of office space, a three-level parking garage with 397 parking spaces, and modification to the Brea Plaza comprehensive sign program (the “Project”).

BOSC Realty Advisors

Planning Commission hearing scheduled on:

Date: December 14, 2021

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821

Project scheduled for the December 14, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting.