Below is the revised notice posted April 5, 2005.
Copies of the referenced version:
CITY OF PASADENA
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A NEGATIVE DECLARATION
WITH MITIGATION MEASURES
APPLICANT NAME: City of Pasadena
PROJECT SITE ADDRESS: City-owned Property north of Alameda Street and
east of Eaton Wash and Los Angeles County Flood Control Channel,
south of Eaton Wash Park along Orange Grove Boulevard.
ZONING DISTRICT: (OS) Open Space
GENERAL PLAN DESIGNATION: Open Space
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The proposed project involves the construction of
approximately 65,000 square-feet, onestory “state of the art”
commercial recreational Ice Rink Facility and required surface parking
with approximately 143 spaces.
The Facility would contain two (2) indoor National Hockey League-sized
with about 400 and 100 seats respectively.
include a food preparation area, offices, skate rental, locker rooms,
restrooms with showers, lobby/waiting area, a small retail
shop and a small eating area.
Project site is located on City-owned property within the
Wash area in the northeasterly quadrant of the City of Pasadena. The
site is comprised of dedicated parkland located in a fully developed
residential area, just north of Alameda Street. Land uses adjacent to
the site include the proposed Eaton Wash Park and
Off-Leash Dog Park along Orange Grove Boulevard to the north; Southern
California Edison (SCE)-owned property and
single-family residential to the east; City-owned vacant property, T.M.
Goodrich Power Substation, and Pasadena City
College Community (PCC) Education Center along Foothill Boulevard to
the south; Los Angeles County Flood Control Channel,
settling basins of Eaton Wash, and single-family residential to the
west. City-owned property to the north and south of the
Project site and the SCE-owned property to the east have been used for
the storage of boxed trees by a nursery for the past
The City of
Pasadena circulated an IS/MND for the proposed Ice Rink
project on February 22, 2005. However, due to the availability of
additional project details and comments received from interested
parties, the City has revised the project’s Initial Study and
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) and is recirculating
the document for public review in accordance with
Section 15073.5 of the State California Environmental Quality Act
approval for management agreements, Zoning Hearing Officer
approval of a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for
nonresidential development of more than 25,000 square feet and
a CUP to allow a
Commercial Recreation (Indoor)
use in the Open Space zone.
may be needed.
approvals will be publicly noticed when the
hearing dates are determined.
ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION An Initial Environmental Study recommending
Negative Declaration has been prepared.
Possible impacts identified in the Initial Study include Aesthetics,
Biological Resources, Air Quality, Geology and Soils,
Hazards and Hazardous Materials, Noise, Transportation and Circulation.
PERIOD Comments on the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration
may be received in
April 5 and April 25, 2005 and orally at public hearings or meetings
considering these documents. Written
comments should be sent Brian M. Yanuaria, Development Division,
Chambers Building, 2nd floor, 117 East
Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105-1918. If you wish to challenge
the Initial Study and Mitigated
Negative Declaration in court, you may be limited to raising those
issues that you or someone else raised at any
public hearing or meetings where these documents were considered.
ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTATION The draft Initial Study and Mitigated
be viewed at The Permit Center 175 North Garfield Avenue, Pasadena,
hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Mondays through Thursdays and between 8:00
AM and 12:00 PM
and the Notice of Intent (NOI) are available for viewing
Office - Chambers Building
-City Website: http://www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/planning/deptorg/commplng/icerink.asp
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