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Posted on: April 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Summit Station Draft Environmental Review

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Beaumont, CA - As part of the process for the development application for the Summit Station Project, preparation of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Beaumont Summit Station Specific Plan has been completed. The proposed project is located in the northwestern portion of the City of Beaumont on 186 acres South of Cherry Valley Boulevard, north of Brookside Avenue and east of the Interstate 10 Freeway. The DEIR is available for public review, in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) the public can review the report and make comments from April 21, 2022 – June 6, 2022. The full plan can be viewed at

Comments on the DEIR and related land development can be made throughout the review period to the City of Beaumont Planning Department, via phone 951-769-8518, email and mail: 

Planning Department 

550 E. 6th Street

Beaumont, CA 92223

The application from Exeter Cherry Valley Land LLC to the City of Beaumont for the Summit Station project consists of the following elements:

  • General Plan Amendment (this consists of converting current land use designation from low density residential to a mix of Industrial, Commercial and Open Space)
  • Specific Plan Adoption (the Specific Plan contains detailed development standards and implementation measures to which future projects located within a specified geographic area must adhere to)
  • Tentative Parcel Map (the parcel configuration proposed prior to a final or parcel map of the official recorded document)
  • Plot Plan Approval, and (a document providing property lines with dimensions to better understand the scope of the area in shape and size. This plan is used for zoning, permitting, marketing, real estate transactions, and informational purposes)
  • A Development Agreement (an agreement between the developer and the City, which sets forth the conditions for the improvements of the property within the project) 

Next Steps; After the DEIR review period, the project will be reviewed by the City’s Planning Commission at a public hearing, tentatively scheduled for June 28, 2022. At this meeting, Planning Commission will hold a public hearing, which provides an opportunity for the public to make comments on the project. Once comments are heard and the Planning Commission discusses the project, they will make a recommendation to City Council. NO official decisions will be made at the Planning Commission meeting. The second public hearing is tentatively scheduled for the City Council meeting on July 19, 2022. At this meeting, a public hearing will be held and a decision may be made by the City Council. 

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