Lennar Homes, the project applicant, is requesting that the parcel be divided into 63 lots for the development of 182 homes and a minimum two-acre neighborhood public park, according to staff. The applicant is also asking for the approval of the proposed architectural and landscape plans for the land, as well as a tree permit to remove 83 existing trees.
The trees proposed for removal include 75 southern black walnuts, six willows, and two coast live oaks. If approved, they would be replaced at a 3:1 ratio with 75 coast live oak and 174 sycamore trees, according to the staff report.
The bulk of Site D, 28.7 acres of land on the southeast side of Diamond Bar Boulevard and Brea Canyon Road, is owned by the Walnut Valley Unified School District. Adjacent to the land is a .93 acre piece of property owned by the city of Diamond Bar, which will be sold along with Site D.
The Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the Windmill Community Room at City Hall.