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Cypress City Council to consider Amazon last-mile facility at meeting on Nov. 23

The Cypress City Council Will Consider:

Project: Amazon Last Mile Facility Project- Certification of an Environmental Impact Report and Conditional Use Permit Number 3177.

Request: The project is located on an approximately 22.3-acre site located at the southwest corner of Katella Avenue and Holder Street at 6400–6450 Katella Avenue. The proposed project is the development of a 150,000 square-foot (sf) “last mile” logistics facility for Amazon, Inc. Currently on the project site are a 150,000 sf warehouse, a 180,000 sf office building, and 70,000 sf of other auxiliary building space. The proposed facility will occupy the existing 150,000 sf warehouse building. The existing 180,000 sf office building fronting on Katella Ave. will remain. All other auxiliary buildings will be demolished. The project is located in the Cypress Corporate Center Amended Specific Plan.

Applicant: Duke Realty, 200 Spectrum Center Dr. Suite 1600

Date of Hearing: Monday, November 23, 2020

Time of Hearing: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers, 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress CA 90630

The City Council will hold a virtual public hearing to consider the certification of the Environmental Impact Report and the applicant’s request for approval of Conditional Use Permit Number 3177 for the above-described project at the date and time listed above.

The City encourages and invites all interested parties to participate in the public hearing.

The Final EIR is posted on the City’s website at:


You may also contact Alicia Velasco, Planning Director (714-229-6720) at [email protected] for further information or to schedule an appointment to view the documents.

Consistent with the Governor’s Stay at Home order, the Council Chambers will not be open to the public. However, your comments may be made via teleconferencing during the hearing, or in writing prior to the hearing via email to the City Clerk’s office ([email protected]) or to Alicia Velasco ([email protected]) by 3:00 p.m., November 23, 2020 in order to allow sufficient time for Council Members to review and consider your comments.

Instructions for participating in the virtual meeting will be published with the November 23, 2020 City Council meeting agenda, available online here:


If you wish to challenge the Project or the Environmental Impact Report in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to the public hearing.

Environmental Consideration: The environmental impacts of the project have been assessed in an Environmental Impact Report (State Clearinghouse No. 2020069007) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15161. The Final Environmental Impact Report is available on the City’s website (link provided above) along with the agenda report.

The article above was released by the City of Cypess. Emphasis added.