Projects in Process

The following document outlines discretionary projects currently in process with the Community Development Department. Discretionary projects are those that require review by either the Planning Commission and/or the City Council. Please note that the dates are tentative and are subject to change as project details evolve and commission agendas are set. 

To view the Projects in Process document, click here. (Last updated 12/2/2021)

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For information regarding any of the current projects, please call the Planning Division at 714-990-7674

Project Description
Tentative Public Hearing Date & Documents
Brea Plaza Shopping Center

1639 E Imperial Hwy

The Applicant is requesting is requesting a General Plan Amendment (GPA), Zone Change (ZC), Conditional Use Permit (CUP), and a Precise Development (PD) at 1639 East Imperial Highway:

• To change the General Plan Land Use designation of the site from General Commercial (C-G) to Mixed-Use I (MU-I); and

• To change the zoning of the site from C-G to MU-I; and

• To allow the demolition of an 18,450 square-foot theater and adjacent surface parking lot; and

• To allow the construction of an eight-story, mixed-use building containing 189-residential dwelling units, 21,355 square-feet of office space, a three-level parking garage with 397 parking spaces, and modification to the Brea Plaza comprehensive sign program (the “Project”).

BOSC Realty Advisors

Planning Commission hearing scheduled on:

Date: December 14, 2021

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821

Project scheduled for the December 14, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting. 
255 E Imperial HwyThe applicant is requesting a CUP to amend PCR No. 88-56 to allow a drive-thru restaurant, a PD to demolish two commercial buildings totaling 9,588 square feet, construct 3,267 square feet of a restaurant, and a CUP to amend the existing sign program.Raising Cane'sAgenda 

Staff Report  and Memorandum 

Site Plan


Parking Traffic Study

Community Meeting Notice - January 20, 2021

Community Meeting Zoom Recording - January 20, 2021

CEQA Notice of Exemption

The Planning Commission approved the project on December 8, 2020.

The project was appealed to the City Council and a meeting was held on February 2, 2021.
The City Council continued the item to the February 16, 2021 meeting.

A Community Meeting was held on January 20, 2021, conducted via Zoom teleconferencing platform.