CEQA- Environmental Documents


California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) 

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) generally requires state and local government agencies to inform decision makers and the public about the potential environmental impacts of proposed projects, and to reduce those environmental impacts to the extent feasible.

Elite Surplus Distributors, LLC (Site Plan Review SPR22-00009)

The proposed project would involve the  New Window construction and subsequent operation of a new metal storage building and office building within a 95,167 square foot (2.18-acre) property. The proposed developed area is 54,273 square feet, delimited by the west side of the entrance driveway. The project site would be occupied by Elite Surplus Distributors. The new metal storage building would consist of a total floor area of 11,200 square feet for warehousing and storage with an office portion of 1,000 square feet. The new building would consist of a single level with a maximum height of approximately 24 feet. The new 160-foot by 70-foot metal building would be erected in the northwestern portion of the project site while the parking area for employees and patrons would be located next to the new building in the northern portion of the site next to the office area. The southern portion of the site would remain open. The parking area would be located next to Lemon Street. A total of 25 parking spaces would be provided including 23 standard spaces and 2 ADA spaces. Landscaping would total 5,993 square feet and would be located along the Lemon Street and “E” Avenue frontages. A concrete masonry wall would be constructed along the project site’s west, north, and east sides while landscape planters would be provided along the Lemon Street and E Avenue frontages. Access to the project site would be provided by a 30-foot-wide gated driveway connection with the west side of “E” Avenue. Elite Surplus Distributors (ESD) conducts sales of various types of store returns, liquidations, and overstock items. The inventory of ESD consists of home improvement items, as well as many brands of tools and the items are updated once a week, so stock is always changing. The facility would be open from Monday through Saturday. EDS caters to resale businesses.


Public Review Period

The City of Hesperia invites you to comment on the Initial Study/ Mitigated Negative Declaration. The public review period begins January 23, 2024 and ends on February 22, 2024. Written comments must be received at the City of Hesperia Planning Division located at 9700 Seventh Avenue, Hesperia, California 92345. Attention: Ryan Leonard, Senior Planner or via email at rleonard@cityofhesperia.us by 5:30 PM on February 22, 2024. Copies of the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration will be available for public review at the following locations:

City of Hesperia, Planning Division
 9700 Seventh Avenue
 Hesperia, California 92345

Copies of the IS/ND can also be found online athttp://www.cityofhesperia.us/.  Please send your comments to the attention of Ryan Leonard, Senior Planner, City of Hesperia, Development Department – Planning Division, 9700 Seventh Avenue, Hesperia, California 92345. Your responses are requested by February 22, 2024.

Documents may be accessed at the following links:

 New Window  New Window Initial Study/ Mitigated Negative Declaration (ISMND) 

 New Window  New Window Summary Form SCH 2024010366

 New Window  New Window Notice of Intent (NOI)

 New Window  New Window Notice of Completion (NOC)


 New Window  New Window Appendix A- Air Quality Report

 New Window  New Window Appendix B- Joshua Tree Report

 New Window  New Window Appendix C- Cultural Resources Assessment

 New Window  New Window Appendix D- Energy & Utilities Worksheet