Current Projects

11640 - 11710 and 11730 Valley Boulevard 11640-11710 Valley Boulevard and 11730 Valley Boulevard (APN Nos: 8566-021-010, 011, 012, 013, 014 and 015) (A full legal description of the property is on file in the office of the El Monte Planning Division)
Project Description
The project proposes the development of 83 multi-family residential units on two (2) separate lots. Lot A is approximately 0.95-acres in size and located on the eastern portion of the site and is proposed to be developed with a four (4)-story podium building with 43 residential units with 94 resident and guest off-street parking stalls on the ground floor of the building. A leasing office is also proposed for the ground floor of the building. Vehicular access to the ground floor parking for Lot A will be from La Madera Avenue. Approximately 2,400 square feet of community space is proposed on the ground floor of Lot A. Lot B is approximately 1.84-acres in size and located on the western portion of the site. Lot B includes the development of 40 residential townhome condominium units in eight (8) buildings with 97 off-street parking spaces, including guest parking. A tot lot is proposed near the middle of Lot B adjacent to the west project boundary. The subject site currently sits vacant.  

Requested Entitlements:

• Tentative Tract Map No. 082715 (TTM No. 082715) to consolidate all parcels and subdivide subject site into two (2) letter lots. Lot A is proposed at 41,364 (0.95 acres) square feet in size for apartment purposes. Lot B is proposed at 80,108 (1.84 acres) square feet in size for residential townhome condominium purposes.

• Design Review No. 10-19 (DR No. 10-19) to review the design of the proposed 83 unit multiple-family residential development.

• Variance No. 01-19 (VAR No. 01-19) to reduce the required private open space.

• Modification (MOD No. 16-19) to modify the required building separation distance.

• Modification (MOD No. 34-18) to modify the required street side yard setback along La Madera Avenue and interior side yard setback requirements.

Environmental Description
An Initial Study prepared for the project determined that there will be less than significant impacts to the environment because mitigation measures will be incorporated into the project. Therefore, a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) has been prepared. Mitigation measures are provided to lessen potential impacts related to air quality, cultural resources, geology and soils, hazards and hazardous materials, noise and tribal cultural resources. The Planning Commission shall consider adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration as part of their consideration of the project at a future public hearing scheduled November 23, 2021.

Review Body & Final Decision
Pursuant to State Law, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to receive testimony, orally and in writing, on the proposed project. The public hearing is scheduled for:

Date:  Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Time:  7:00 p.m.
Place: El Monte City Hall East – Council Chambers
           11333 Valley Boulevard, El Monte, California

Comments on the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration may be received in writing between October 7, 2021 and November 8, 2021. Any interested person or agency may comment on this matter by submitting comments via email to or via postal mail or by in person delivery to the Planning Division located at City Hall West, 11333 Valley Boulevard, El Monte, CA 91731. Written comments on the Mitigated Negative Declaration must be received no later than November 8, 2021.

A hardcopy of the Initial Study and related documents are available for review at the following locations during the regular business hours:

City Hall West
Planning Division
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Monday thru Thursday)

El Monte Library
3224 Tyler Avenue
El Monte, CA
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. (only Tues)
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Wed thru Sat)

Norwood Library
4550 Peck Road
El Monte, CA
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. (only Tues)
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Wed thru Sat)

Sandra Elias, Associate Planner  
(626) 258-8621