HISTORIC CULTURAL NORTH NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL – Representing Chinatown, El Pueblo, Solano Canyon, and Victor Heights in the City of Los Angeles

CASP DEIR Public Comment Period – July 20 to September 18, 2023

On July 20, 2023, Los Angeles City Planning released a draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) of the updated Cornfield Arroyo Seco Specific Plan (CASP), along with an updated version of the Specific Plan draft, for public review. The update to the CASP will help support the production of more affordable, permanent supportive, and mixed-income housing in a 600-acre area in the eastern portion of the City.

The DEIR for the CASP Update is now available for public comment. The 60-day public comment period will end on September 18, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. You can review the DEIR either online or at the following public libraries:

Central Library
Chinatown Branch Library
Lincoln Heights Branch Library

You may also review the documents at the City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning at 200 N. Spring Street Room 667, Los Angeles. Appointments must be made in advance by emailing michael.sin@lacity.org or calling (213) 978-1345.

For an electronic copy, the Draft EIR can be downloaded or reviewed at the Department of City Planning’s website at: https://planning.lacity.org/development-services/eir.

Submittal of Written Comments

Please submit your written comments via email or mail by 5:00 p.m. on September 18, 2023 as stated in the Notice of Availability.

Please submit written comments (including a name, telephone number, and contact information and the following file number ENV-2021-2643-EIR) during the Comment Period, July 20, 2023, to September 18, 2023, via mail or e-mail to the following addresses:

City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning
Case Numbers: CPC-2021-2642-SP and ENV-2021-2643-EIR
200 N. Spring Street, Room 667
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Comments that are sent to the City before or after the Comment Period provided above or that fail to comply with the above instructions for the manner or submission of comments may not be included in the Final EIR and receive a response to comments under CEQA Guidelines Section 15088.

At this time, there are no scheduled public hearings on the Proposed Project. Future hearings by the City Planning Commission and the City Council will be held before the Proposed Project can be approved.

For more information about the CASP Update, visit https://planning.lacity.org/plans-policies/casp-update.