Projects in Process

The following table 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 dates below are tentative and are subject to change as project details evolve and commission agendas are set.

For information regarding any of the current projects, please call 714-990-7674. You may select a tentative public hearing date below for any available staff reports.

LocationProject DescriptionApplicantTentative Public Hearing
Date & Documents
APN: 315-091-10Applicant is requesting a Plan Review and Certificate of Compatibility for a new 12,616 square foot home on a 35.04 acre lot. Ron Kort, John Kort and Nancy Kort
In process
245 W Birch StApplicant is requesting a CUP to allow the use of a church in Downtown Brea.Erik Tran
In process
131 S Kraemer Blvd. Suite B5Applicant is requesting a CUP to change alcohol license from Type 41 to Type 47.Mac's American Corp. DBA Alza Osteria
In process
735 S Brea Blvd Applicant is requesting a CUP for a parking modification.Craig Martin
In process
Brea Plaza - 1639 E Imperial HwyApplicant is requesting a GPA, a ZC from C-G to Mixed Use II. Project will demolish certain existing building and rebuilding a proposed hotel, residential, restaurant and office. Waad Nadhir Notice of Preparation and Scoping Meeting

8/12/2020 Scoping Meeting (Presentation)

8/12/2020 Scoping Meeting (Video)

A Tentative Public Hearing Date has not been scheduled at this time. 
In process
711 W Imperial HwyApplicant is requesting a CUP to allow a trailer, storage containers, and a outdoor storage.Jeff MacArthur06/23/2020 Planning Commission 

Staff Report
1. Draft Resolution
2. Technical Background
3. Vicinity Map 
4. Notice of Public Hearing
5. Project Description
6. Project Plans
Approved by Planning Commission on 6/23/2020
1121 A Brea MallApplicant is requesting a CUP for alcohol sale (Type 40 ABC license). Nextgen Gaming, LLC
02/25/2020 Planning Commission 

910 E Birch StRequest to amend DA 88-2 to modify the maximum limitation  of administrative office uses for the Embassy Retail Court.Nesbitt Partners Brea Venture, Ltd.

01/28/20 Planning Commission

Approved by City Council on 4/7/2020

Approved by Planning Commission on 1/28/2020

925 W Lambert RdRequest for a learning center for adults with developmental disabilities. 
No Limits Learning Center, Courtni English 

02/25/2020 Planning Commission 

407 MapleCertificate of Compatibility No. CC 19-02

A request to consider the compatibility of a new 9,464 square foot single family residence and a 3,891 square foot accessory structure inclusive of a 1,938 square foot accessory dwelling unit
Brett Murdock

02/25/2020 Planning Commission

Appeal Hearing Date: January 28th, 2020

01/28/20 Planning Commission

Staff Report, Technical Background, Vicinity Map, Public Hearing Notice, Draft Resolution.

First Floor and Site Plan

Second Floor Plan


City Council Appeal Denied: May 5th

Planning Commission Appeal Denied: February 25th

Appeal Hearing Date: January 28th, 2020 and Continued to February 25.

Approved by Community Development Director November 18, 2019.
201 N Berry StApplicant is requesting a Plan Review and Precise Development to demolish existing buildings and new construction of warehouse in M-2 zone. HPA, Inc. 04/28/2020 Planning CommissionApproved
251 S Randolph AveApplicant is requesting a CUP for a residential care facility with approximately 81 rooms and 85 beds. Brandywine Homes 05/26/20 Planning CommissionIn process 
215 S Brea Blvd Applicant is requesting a CUP for a sign program and to amend their existing CUP for alcohol. EFE Ruby’s Diner
02/25/2020 Planning Commission 
2700 E Imperial HwyApplicant is requesting a Plan Review to demolish existing buildings and new construction of approximately 126,546 sq ft of a new self storage building.LG Acquisitions
02/25/2020 Planning Commission 
411 S Sievers AveRequest for Tentative Parcel Map 2019-115 subdivision of 3 parcels.Michael Jelensky
In Process
220 S Brea Blvd - Hampton Inn HotelRequest to build a 5 story, 116 room hotel.

In Process
1200 W Lambert RdRequest for a CUP application from the establishment of Veritas Classical Academy, private school, within the existing Nachimban Church. 
David Kim

Mercury Apartments -
South East Corner of Berry St & Mercury Ln
Request for a zone change from Commercial Industrial to Planned Community and construct 114 unit workforce apartment units
Manley Fanticola, LLC

Notice of Determination

05/21/20 City Council

05/19/20 City Council

05/12/20 City Council

04/28/2020 Planning Commission

02/25/2020 Planning Commission

Draft FEIR 

Draft Findings of Fact

Draft Mitigation Monitoring Report

Draft EIR Vol. 1

Draft EIR Vol. 2

Planned Community Master Plan Updated 11/19

Click on the hyperlink below to go directly to the agenda on the public web site.
01/28/20 Planning Commission
City Council Second Reading:  
June 2, 2020

City Council Special Meeting:
May 21, 2020

City Council:
May 19, 2020 (continued)

City Council Special Meeting:
May 12, 2020 (continued)

Planning Commission Recommended Approval to City Council on April 28, 2020
300 S Brea BlvdRequest for CUP application for a modification of a existing full service car wash to an express car wash.Lee Khosravi
August 27, 2019:  

June 25, 2019:

 Staff Report

1065 Brea Mall A request to demolish the Sears department store and surrounding surface parking to allow a mix of uses—including retail, 312 for-rent residential apartments, a resort-type fitness center, and outdoor plazas and gathering spaces.
Simon Property Group, Jocelyn Gubler

Notice of Availability

Draft EIR

Draft EIR Volume IIa Appendices A-F

Draft EIR Volume IIb Appendices G-O

In Process 
109 Lilac Ln Request for General Plan Amendment and zone change from PF Public Facility to R-1 Single Family Residential for a single family dwelling with accessory structures and private equestrian uses. Donna Perez04/28/2020 Planning CommissionPlanning Commission Recommended Approval to City Council on April 28, 2020
285 S Berry StRequest for temporary parking of vans and personal use vehicles.Fed Ex Ground
In Process
331-333 Cliffwood Park StRequest for CUP application for an Electronic Waste Disassembly Facility in M-1 Light Industrial. Phillip Schwartz
August 27, 2019:  
Brea 265 - East of N Rose Dr. & North of E Imperial HwyRequest for a master planned on a 260-acre site located in the City of Brea and City’s Sphere of Influence.
The site is located south of Lambert Road/Carbon Canyon Road, north of Rose Drive, east of Valencia Avenue and west of Carbon Canyon Regional Park. The Specific Plan area is bisected by Valencia Avenue and by Lambert Road.
Aera Energy, LLC

Project booklet

In Process

1001 E Imperial HwyRequest to update comprehensive sign program and facade improvements at the Brea Village Center.David Gamboa

603 S Valencia, Unit A (Amendment to CUP 10-15)Request to add a new building addition totaling 8514 SFCalvary ChurchIn Construction

Brea Imperial CenterDemolish two existing pad buildings, major façade improvements and construct new drive-thru restaurant.JLJ (USA) Investments, LLC
In Construction 
Brea Place - NWC & NEC of Birch Street & State College Boulevard

Brea Place - NWC & NEC of Birch Street & State College Boulevard

Brea Place - NWC & NEC of Birch Street & State College Boulevard

Brea Place - NWC & NEC of Birch Street & State College Boulevard

Brea Place - NWC & NEC of Birch Street & State College Boulevard

A proposal to develop a mixed-use infill development including 653 residential apartments and 5,000 square feet of commercial tenant space and a 146 room hotel.Bhavesh Parikh, Hines

The Brea Place applicant, Hines, has informed the City they are continuing to work on the plans to address the direction received from the Planning Commission and the input received from the community. Although they felt they could provide all the information needed to make the May 23 Planning Commission meeting, they need additional time to further refine their plans. When an updated Brea Place plan is submitted we will let you know. Thank you for your interest in the City of Brea. If you have any questions you can contact the Planning Division at (714) 990- 7674.

March 28, 2017

February 28, 2017

In Construction
340-420 W. Central Ave.Central Park Village - Request to develop a mixed use project with residential, commercial, and medical uses.JH Real Estate Partners

In Construction

Initial Study

(1 of 4)

DEIR Appendices
(2 of 4)

Response to DEIR Comments
(3 of 4)

FEIR 11-01
(4 of 4)

Quick Fact Sheet
NEC of Valencia Ave. and Imperial Highway and SWC of Birch St. and Kraemer Blvd.La Floresta - Request to develop two properties with either mixed-use or residential uses.La Floresta, LLC
Approved by the City Council May 18, 2010
(for associated documents click here and find May 18 meeting)

Continued to September 23, 2008

Continued to
August 26, 2008

See Staff Memo to Planning Commission

August 12, 2008
See Staff Report

To view any attachments not included in above report - hard copies are available for viewing at the Development Services Counter, 3rd Floor
In Construction

Final EIR

Response to EIR Comments

Appendix A for Response to EIR Comments

Project Overview Booklet

Initial Study

Quick Fact Sheet

Draft Environmental Impact Report
East end of Carbon Canyon, Northwest of Carbon Canyon RoadCanyon Crest - Request to develop a 367.5-acre site with 165 single family homes.The Shopoff Group
April 22, 2008

Continued to May 13, 2008

Continued to May 27, 2008

The project was approved by the Planning Commission on June 24, 2008 and has been appealed to the City Council.

Staff Report for June 24, 2008 Planning Commission Meeting

Final EIR

Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report

How to make effective comments on the RDEIR