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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Summit Station Project City Council Public Hearing

Summit Station Project City Council Public Hearing

Beaumont, CA - The City of Beaumont would like to thank its residents, business owners and union workers for coming out to the Planning Commission meeting last night to share their comments about the Summit Station Project. The meeting was well attended, 45 people gave public comment both in favor and against the Summit Station Project. The Planning Commission spent several hours listening to the comments, asking questions and raising concerns about the project with the applicant, Exter Cherry Valley Land, LLC. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Beaumont Planning Commission voted 4-1, to recommend denial of the project to City Council. 

Next Steps: The Beaumont City Council will hold a public hearing at the regularly scheduled City Council meeting at 6:00 p.m., on July 19, 2022. At this time the City Council will review the Summit Station Project, as well as the recommendation from the Planning Commission and decide whether to approve, modify or reject the Summit Station Specific Plan as presented. 

The Specific Plan includes the following: amend the General Plan land use designation from Single Family Residential (SFR) to Industrial (I), General Commercial (GC) and Open Space (OS); a Specific Plan to allow for 2,707,465 square feet of mixed commercial, warehouse/E-commerce, office uses and 30.6 acres of passive open space; to subdivide 188.03 acres into five (5) parcels ranging in size from 11.44 to 67.86 acres; to construct and operate three (3) manufacturing warehouse buildings with Building 1 comprising of 985,860 square feet, Building 2 comprising of 1,213,325 square feet and Building 3 comprising of 358,370 square feet; and the consideration of an Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for 188 acres located on the south side of Cherry Valley Boulevard, the north side of Brookside Avenue, east of the 10 Freeway and west of Fabian Lane in the Specific Plan zone. The applicant for this project is Exeter Cherry Valley Land, LLC.

Public comments can be made in person, by phone or by written email. Phone-in comments will be accepted by calling (951) 922-4845 during the public comment portion of the hearing. Public comments shall not exceed three minutes unless otherwise authorized by City Council. Written comments can be emailed to Ctaylor@BeaumontCa.gov. Public comments accepted via email will be read aloud during the corresponding item of the meeting. Comments can be submitted any time prior to the meeting as well as during the meeting, until the end of the hearing. All previously written correspondence in response to the Draft Environmental Impact Review Period, as well as Planning Commission public comments on this project will be provided to City Council for review.

This meeting will be conducted in person and will also be recorded for live streaming and made available on the City’s official YouTube webpage. Please use the following link during the meeting for live stream access: BeaumontCa.gov/Livestream

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