THE CANYON OAKS PROJECT

GENERAL PROJECT INFORMATION

Project Title:

Canyon Oaks

Location:

77-acre vacant site located at 4790 Las Virgenes Road at the eastern terminus of Agoura Road (APNs: 2069078009; and 011)

Construction Start Date:

No approvals have been granted at this time.

CEQA:

The Draft Environmental Impact Report is available at the following link:
Canyon Oaks Project Draft Environmental Impact Report NEW
Appendices NEW

*** The public comment period for the Draft EIR has been extended.  Comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on September 1, 2015. *** Any person wishing to comment on this matter must submit such comments, in writing, to the City prior to this date. UPDATED

 

Notice of Preparation and Initial Study for the Canyon Oaks Project at 4790 Las Virgenes Road

Developer Contact: The New Home Company

Contact:

Talyn Mirzakhanian, Senior Planner or Krystin Rice, Associate Planner at (818) 224-1600

Public Meeting Notices:

Development Review Committee Agenda - 02/04/14
Development Review Committee Agenda - 05/06/14

History:

Site History

January 2015
The applicant submitted updated plans on January 20, 2015. The project description remains unchanged from the November 2014 submittal. A Notice of Preparation (NOP) was issued on January 28, 2015 for the revised project. The Scoping Meeting is scheduled for February 18, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Founders Hall. Additionally, the project is scheduled to be reviewed by the Cityís Architectural Review Panel (ARP) on February 6, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

November 2014
The New Home Company submitted revised plans on November 19, 2014. The proposed project includes: (1) a residential component occupying approximately 13.03 acres (or 16.9%) of the site, consisting of 67 single-family detached homes and four affordable units located within two duplexes; and (2) a commercial component occupying approximately 2.91 acres (or 3.8%) of the site, consisting of a four-story hotel. Approximately 80% of the site would be preserved as permanent open space. Development of this project would require a significant amount of remedial grading in order to reshape and slope the land to stabilize an ancient landslide hazard area on the southern portion of the site. Requested permits include: Site Plan Review, Development Plan Review, General Plan Amendment, Tentative Tract Map, Zone Change, Oak Tree Permit, Conditional Use Permit, and Scenic Corridor Permit. The proposed project will be reviewed by the Development Review Committee on December 16, 2014. 

July 2014
The New Home Company submitted revised plans on July 10, 2014.  The proposed projectís description is unchanged and consistent with the April 2014 submittal. Originally planned for August 19, 2014, the applicant has asked the City to postpone the Development Review Committee meeting to a date uncertain. The new date will be posted on this page once the meeting has been scheduled.

April 2014
The New Home Company submitted revised plans on April 7, 2014.  The proposed project includes: (1) a residential component occupying approximately 16.79 acres (or 21.4%) of the site, consisting of 138 single-family detached homes and eight affordable condominiums, each linked via pathways to a resident-exclusive clubhouse and amenities; and (2) a commercial component occupying approximately 3 acres (or 3.6%) of the site, consisting of a four-story hotel.  Fifty-seven acres (or 75%) of the site would be preserved as open space and will include new trails.  Development of this project would require a significant amount of remedial grading in order to reshape and slope the land to stabilize an ancient landslide hazard area on the southern portion of the site. Requested permits include: Site Plan Review, Development Plan Review, General Plan Amendment, Tentative Tract Map, Zone Change, Oak Tree Permit, Conditional Use Permit, and Scenic Corridor Permit.  The project will be reviewed by the Development Review Committee on May 6, 2014.

January 2014
The New Home Company submitted an official application on January 7, 2014, for a new project at 4790 Las Virgenes Road.  The proposed project consists of: (1) a residential component occupying approximately 18 acres (or 23%) of the site, consisting of 141 single-family detached homes and eight affordable condominiums, each linked via pathways to a resident-exclusive clubhouse and amenities; and (2) a commercial component occupying approximately 3 acres (or 4%) of the site, consisting of a four-story hotel.  Fifty-six acres (or 75%) of the site would be preserved as open space and will include new trails. Development of this project would require a significant amount of remedial grading in order to reshape and slope the land to stabilize an ancient landslide hazard area on the southern portion of the site.  Requested permits include: Site Plan Review, Development Plan, General Plan Amendment, Tentative Tract Map, Zone Change, Variance, Oak Tree Permit, Conditional Use Permit, and Scenic Corridor Permit.

The project was reviewed by the City's Development Review Committee (DRC) on February 4, 2014 and by the Architectural Review Panel (ARP) on March 7, 2014.

The developer initiated a website specific to this project and their public outreach efforts: www.canyonoakscalabasas.com.

 

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