Hidden Creeks Estates Project

Draft Environmental Impact Report

CASE No. ENV-2005-6657-EIR
SCH No. 2006031049


Project Address:

12100 Browns Canyon Road, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Council District:

12 - Englander "("proposed")"

Project Location:

Chatsworth, CA

Project Description:

The Project Applicant is seeking approval to annex the project site into the City of Los Angeles and subdivide the site to create 188 single-family residential lots in the northwestern portion of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County. The 285-acre Project site is located immediately northwest of the existing Porter Ranch Community in the City of Los Angeles.

The project would subdivide approximately one-third of the project site (approximately 109 acres) into 188 single-family residential lots (consisting of 163 single-family residential and 25 equestrian residential lots), a public park, and an equestrian center. The equestrian center would replace the existing Mountain Meadows Stables located on the southern portion of the project site. Approximately 131.5 acres of the project site would be preserved as open space. Primary access would be provided by extending Mason Avenue north from Porter Ranch and west to the project site, with secondary access provided by Browns Canyon Road.

The proposed Project would require various approvals that may include, but would not be limited to, the following: (1) certification of an EIR; (2) approval of VTTM No. 68724 for subdivision purposes; (3) City of Los Angeles General Plan Amendment to include the annexed property; (4) General Plan Amendment of the Chatsworth–Porter Ranch Community to designate the site with Minimum Density, Very Low Density I, Very Low Density II, and Open Space land uses; (5) Zone and Height District Change; (6) Conditional Use Permit to allow for equine boarding at the equestrian facility in the RA zone; (7) Zoning Administrator Determination to allow retaining walls at specified heights within the required yards; (8) Zoning Administrator Adjustment to allow the location of residential buildings within 35 feet of an equine use; and (9) any other building and construction related permits granted under the authority of the Department of Building and Safety.


Document Review and Comment: If you wish to review a print copy of the Draft EIR or the documents referenced in the Draft EIR, you may do so during office hours (between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.) at the City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning, 200 North Spring Street, City Hall, Room 750, Los Angeles, CA 90012 or at the Van Nuys City Hall, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Room 351, Van Nuys, CA 91401. The Draft EIR is available online at the Department of City Planning’s website at http://planning.lacity.org (click on “Environmental Review” then “Draft EIR”); and electronic copies are also available at the following libraries:

Los Angeles Central Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Mid-Valley Regional Library
16244 Nordhoff Street
North Hills, CA 91343

Porter Ranch Branch Library
11371 Tampa Avenue
Northridge, CA 91326

The Draft EIR can also be purchased on CD-ROM for $7.50 per copy. Contact Sarah Molina Pearson at (213) 473-9983 or sarah.molina-pearson@lacity.org to purchase copies.

Comment Review Period: If you wish to submit comments regarding the Draft EIR, please reference the file number above and submit in writing no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

Please direct your comments to:

Via Mail:         Sarah Molina-Pearson
                         Los Angeles Department of City Planning
                         200 North Spring Street, Room 750
                         Los Angeles, CA 90012
Via Email:       sarah.molina-pearson@lacity.org


Draft EIR Sections