PASO ROBLES, CA, July 20, 2020 – The public is encouraged to participate in the July 28, 2020 Planning Commission teleconference-only hearing for the Beechwood Specific Plan. The site is approximately 235 acres in the southeast corner of the city, located south of Meadowlark Road, east of Beechwood Drive/Virginia Peterson Elementary School, and north of Creston Road.
The project includes the construction of 911 residential units, including at least 150 multi-family residential units; approximately 5.6 acres of commercial/mixed-use development; an approximately 8-acre public park; and approximately 20 acres of open space. Requested project approvals include the certification of an Environmental Impact Report; approval of a General Plan Amendment, Zoning Change, Specific Plan, Oak Tree Removal Permit, Vesting Tentative Tract Map, Development Agreement; and formation of a Community Facilities District. Airport Road would be extended south to connect with Creston Road.
The public has two options for participation:
1. Before the hearing, send written comments for the Planning Commission’s consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. The hearing will be live-streamed on July 28, 2020, beginning at 6:30pm at www.prcity.com/youtube. During the hearing, call 805-865-PASO (7276) to make a comment directly to the Planning Commission.
Meeting presentations will also be recorded and available to play later at www.prcity.com/youtube.
The EIR for the project, which includes a detailed project description and a draft of the Specific Plan, is available for review now at www.prcity.com/357/CEQA-Documents. The entire agenda packet including staff reports and draft resolutions will be available at least 72 hours before the meeting at www.prcity.com/agendacenter/Planning-Commission-5.
More information about the project is also available at the applicant’s virtual open house at www.beechwoodspecificplan.com.
Media Contact: Warren Frace, Community Development Director, City of Paso Robles, email@example.com, 805.237.3850