Alta Vista and Rose Drive Development
On June 12, 2018 the Planning Commission approved thedevelopment of an +/-8.45 gross acre, unimproved site with an approximately10,500-square foot, single-story commercial retail building and 54, detachedsingle-family homes located on the southeast corner of Alta Vista Street andRose Drive. The City Council subsequently approved the development and ZoningCode and Specific Plan Amendment at the July 10, 2018 City Council Meeting.This site is the last large remaining undeveloped commercial parcel in theCity. Two commercialbuildings are intended to be developed on the 1.99-acre lot located at thenorthwest corner of the project site along Rose Drive and Alta VistaStreet. The cumulative floor area of thecommercial buildings will measure approximately 10,420 square feet, which willbe broken into a 5,800-square foot building known as “Shops 1” and a4,620-square foot building known as “Shops 2”. Approximately 2,000 square feet of the available building area isdedicated for a coffee shop with a drive-through and the remaining 8,420 squarefeet will be allocated to fast-casual restaurants or retail/service commercialuses. In addition, outdoor dining areaswill be provided adjacent to the building store fronts, with a larger diningarea to be located within the courtyard. A 95-space parking lot will be located to the south of the buildings thatwill be accessible by two driveways along Rose Drive and Alta Vista Street.
Aproject monument feature including a planter bed, palms, and an obelisk will beinstalled at the corner of Rose Drive and Alta Vista Street. In addition, entry monument signs will beplaced at the proposed commercial center entrances along each adjacent streetand at the entrance of the residential area along Alta Vista street.
Theremainder of the site will be developed with 54 detached, single-familydwellings on a 6.46-acre area, which will result in a density of 8.36 grossdwelling units per acre (10.54 net dwelling units/acre). The lots will be smaller than the minimum4,000-square foot lots prescribed by Chapter 23.107 (Specific Plan 7) of thePlacentia Municipal Code (PMC) and the East Placentia Specific Plan designguidelines and development standards. The lots will range between 3,177 and 7,027 square feet. The proposed residences will be two storiesand have three different floor plans and six architectural design types. Theresidences will range in size from 2,043 to 2,299 square feet, and will providebetween 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2.5 to 3 bathrooms.
The proposed development will provide approximately $1.04 million in one-time development impact fee revenue and approximately $136,333 in annual ongoing revenue. Pursuant to DPR Condition No. 7, the developer has agreed to provide an additional one-time payment in the amount of $250,000 for costs associated with the maintenance and repair of the City’s public park system to be paid 90-days after receiving final entitlement approvals and all appeal periods have passed. In addition to the aforementioned information, there will be additional positive revenue impacts associated with permanent job creation and construction job creation.