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File #: 19-0434    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearings Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/15/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing for City Council consideration of Ordinance No. 3297, first reading of an Ordinance of the City of Corona, California for CZ2018-0002, an application to change the zone on 1.46 acres (located at 1215 E. Ontario Avenue) from C-2 (Restricted Commercial) to C-3 (General Commercial) to facilitate the development of a 4,462 sq. ft. restaurant with drive-through service. (Applicant: Ruben Gonzalez, PM Design Group)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Staff Report with Attachments
AGENDA REPORT
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 5/15/2019

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Community Development Department

SUBJECT:
Title
Public Hearing for City Council consideration of Ordinance No. 3297, first reading of an Ordinance of the City of Corona, California for CZ2018-0002, an application to change the zone on 1.46 acres (located at 1215 E. Ontario Avenue) from C-2 (Restricted Commercial) to C-3 (General Commercial) to facilitate the development of a 4,462 sq. ft. restaurant with drive-through service. (Applicant: Ruben Gonzalez, PM Design Group)

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:

1. Adopt the Negative Declaration and approve CZ2018-0002 as recommended by the Planning and Housing Commission.

2. Introduce by title only and waive full reading for consideration of Ordinance No. 3297, first reading of an ordinance approving a change of zone on 1.46 acres from C-2 (Restricted Commercial) to C-3 (General Commercial) on property located at 1215 E. Ontario Avenue. (CZ2018-0002)

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ANALYSIS:
Change of Zone 2018-0002 is an application to change the zone on 1.46 acres located at 1215 E. Ontario Avenue from C-2 (Restricted Commercial) to C-3 (General Commercial). The project site contains a vacant commercial building that was occupied by the Fresh and Easy Market. The applicant proposes to demolish the existing building and construct a new 4,462 square foot restaurant with a drive-through service for Raising Cane's. To accommodate a drive-through service on the site, the zoning of the property needs to be changed to the C-3 zone, which allows drive-through establishments unlike the C-2 zone.

The C-3 zone is appropriate for the site and is compatible with the surrounding zoning and land uses. To the north and west of the subject site is Rimpau Park which is zoned Park. To the east is a Del Taco restaurant which has a zone of C-3, and to the south beyond Ontario Avenue is a com...

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