Civic Center/Metlox Environmental Impact Report

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MANHATTAN BEACH CIVIC CENTER/LIBRARY/METLOX ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION (PDF) – 241 KB

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (PDF) – 103 KB

III. PROJECT DESCRIPTION (PDF) – 650 KB

IV. OVERVIEW OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING (PDF) – 44 KB

V. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS 

    A. Aesthetics/Views (PDF) – 998 KB 

    B. Air Quality (PDF) – 95 KB 

    C. Land Use (PDF) – 224 KB 

    D. Public Services/Police Protection (PDF) – 54 KB 

    E. Risk Of Upset (PDF) – 47 KB 

    F. Transportation/Circulation (PDF) – 2412 KB 

    G. Hydrology/Water Quality (PDF) – 98 KB 

    H. Noise (PDF) – 185 KB

VI. GENERAL IMPACT CATEGORIES (PDF) – 68 KB

VII. ALTERNATIVES TO THE PROPOSED PROJECT (PDF) – 185 KB 

    A. No Project Alternative 

    B. Civic Center Development Only 

    C. Metlox Development Only 

    D. Reduced Density Alternative 

    E. Increased Parking Alternative 

    F. Alternative Mixed-Use Metlox Development 
    
    G. Environmentally Superior Alternative

VIII. ORGANIZATIONS, REFERENCES, AND ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS (PDF) – 50 KB 

    A. Organizations and Individuals Contributing to the EIR 

    B. References 

    C. Acronyms And Abbreviations

IX. APPENDICES – (PDF) – 32 KB 

    A. NOP, NOP Comment Letters, And Initial Study 

    B. Air Quality And Noise Technical Report (provided under separate cover) 

    C. Project Traffic Study (provided under separate cover)


FINAL EIR SUPPLEMENT/REVISIONS



LIST OF FIGURES
(in sections above)

Figure 1 Historic Aerial Photographs of the Project Area

Figure 2 Historic Photographs of the Metlox Potteries Property

Figure 3 Regional Location Map

Figure 4 Vicinity Map

Figure 5 Conceptual Site Plan

Figure 6 Illustrative Aerial Perspective From 15th Street

Figure 7 Illustrative Aerial Perspective From Manhattan Beach Boulevard & Valley Drive

Figure 8 Photograph Location Map

Figure 9 Views 1 and 2

Figure 10 Views 3 and 4

Figure 11 Views 5 and 6

Figure 12 Views 7 and 8

Figure 13 Views 9 and 10

Figure 14 Views 11 and 12

Figure 15 Views 13 and 14

Figure 16 Views 15 and 16

Figure 17 Views 17 and 18

Figure 18 Views 19 and 20

Figure 19 Views 21 and 22

Figure 20 Illustrative View of Town Square From Manhattan Beach Boulevard

Figure 21 Illustrative View of Town Square From Valley Drive

Figure 22 Area District III - Zoning Map

Figure 23 CD Downtown Commercial District Height Limits

Figure 24(a) Existing (2000) Traffic Volumes Winter Weekday AM Peak Hour

Figure 24(b) Existing (2000) Traffic Volumes Winter Weekday PM Peak Hour

Figure 25(a) Existing (2000) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekday AM Peak Hour

Figure 25(b) Existing (2000) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekday PM Peak Hour

Figure 26(a) Existing (2000) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekends Saturday Peak Hour

Figure 26(b) Existing (2000) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekends Sunday Peak Hour

Figure 27 Project Traffic Volumes Distribution Percentages

Figure 28(a) Project Volumes Only AM Peak Hour

Figure 28(b) Project Volumes Only PM Peak Hour

Figure 28(c) Project Volumes Only Weekend Peak Hour

Figure 29(a) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Winter Weekday Without Project AM Peak Hour

Figure 29(b) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Winter Weekday Without Project PM Peak Hour

Figure 30(a) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekday Without Project AM Peak Hour

Figure 30(b) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekday Without Project PM Peak Hour

Figure 31(a) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekend Without Project Saturday Peak Hour

Figure 31(b) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekend Without Project Sunday Peak Hour

Figure 32(a) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Winter Weekday With Project AM Peak Hour

Figure 32(b) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Winter Weekday With Project PM Peak Hour

Figure 33(a) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekday With Project AM Peak Hour

Figure 33(b) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekday With Project PM Peak Hour

Figure 34(a) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekend With Project Saturday Peak Hour

Figure 34(b) Future (2005) Traffic Volumes Summer Weekend With Project Sunday Peak Hour

Figure 35 Existing Stormwater Drainage Patterns

Figure 36 Common Noise Levels

Figure 37 Sensitive Noise Receptor Locations

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1 Civic Center Metlox Development Project EIR Executive Summary

Table 2 Civic Center/Metlox Development Project Summary Of Proposed Uses

Table 3 State And National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Table 4 Criteria Pollutant Violations (1997-1999)

Table 5 Existing Carbon Monoxide (Co) Concentrations

Table 6 SCAQMD Daily Emissions Thresholds

Table 7 Daily Construction Emissions

Table 8 Daily Operations Emissions

Table 9 2005 Worst-Case Co Concentrations

Table 10 Estimated Daily PM10 Emissions Reduction With Mitigation

Table 11 City of Manhattan Beach General Plan Land Use Policies

Table 12 Civic Center / Metlox Development Density Analysis

Table 13 Critical Movement Volume Ranges for Determining Levels of Service (LOS) Values

Table 14 Level of Service as a Function of CMA Values

Table 15 Summary of Existing (2000) Traffic Conditions

Table 16 Summary Of Project Trip Generation

Table 17 Code Parking Requirements For Downtown Manhattan Beach

Table 18 Summary of Shared Parking Demand Calculations

Table 19 City of Manhattan Beach Significance Criteria for Determining Traffic Impacts

Table 20 Critical Movement Analysis Summary of Existing (1999) and Future (2005) Traffic Conditions With and Without the Project – Winter Weekdays

Table 21 Critical Movement Analysis Summary of Existing (2000) and Future (2005) Traffic Conditions With and Without the Project – Summer Weekdays

Table 22 Critical Movement Analysis Summary of Existing (2000) and Future (2005) Traffic Conditions With and Without the Project – Summer Weekends

Table 23 Community Noise Exposure Compatibility Chart

Table 24 City Of Manhattan Beach Exterior Noise Standard

Table 25 Measured Noise Levels (dBA Leq)

Table 26 Estimated Community Noise Equivalent Level (Dba)

Table 27 Typical Outdoor Construction Noise Levels

Table 28 Construction Noise Impacts (Dba Leq)

Table 29 Estimated Community Noise Equivalent Level (dBA)

Table 30 Construction Noise With Mitigation (Dba Leq)

Table 31 Civic Center Only Development Alternative

Table 32 Metlox Development Only Alternative

Table 33 Reduced Density Alternative

Table 34 Daily Operation Emissions – Reduced Density Alternative

Table 35 Critical Movement Analysis Summary – Reduced Density Alternative

Table 36 Alternative Mixed-Use Metlox Development

Table 37 Daily Operational Emissions – Alternative Mixed Use Metlox Development

Table 38 Critical Movement Analysis Summary – Alternative Mixed Use Metlox Alternative

Table 39 Comparison of Project and Alternatives Impacts