Port of Hueneme 34-Acre Project
The applicant requests a permit to construct and operate a temporary outdoor vehicle storage facility for a maximum of five years. The facility includes the following: vehicle parking area with gravel base, temporary guard house (240 square feet), portable restroom, perimeter site lighting, security fencing (6-feet-high), landscaping, site drainage, and associated infrastructure improvements (i.e., curb cuts, apron, etc.).
The facility will accommodate up to 4,944 vehicle spaces. Upon expiration of the Special Use Permit (SUP), the vehicle parking area, the guard house, portable restroom, perimeter site lighting, and gravel surface would be removed. The 6-foot-high fencing, landscaping, and drainage and associated infrastructure improvements would remain on-site and be maintained by the property owner.
On October 20, 2022, the Planning Commission held a public hearing to consider Environmental Impact Report (EIR) No. 22-01 and Planning and Zoning Permit No. 18-500-02 requesting approval of a SUP. At the public hearing, the Commission heard public testimony, deliberated, and voted 4-1, with two Commissioners recused, to adopt the resolutions certifying the EIR and approving the requested SUP.
On November 7, 2022, the Appellant (The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy, Earthjustice, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation) filed a timely Appeal application with the City. The appeal is scheduled to be heard at the City Council meeting on December 6, 2022, at 6:00 P.M.
Oct. 20, 2022 – Planning Commission Staff Report
Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR)