The Village at Westfield Topanga Project

Case Number: ENV-2007-3393-EIR
Council District: 3
State Clearinghouse Number: 2007101117
Community Plan Areas: Canoga Park-Winnetka-Woodland Hills-West Hills
Project Location: 6360 N. Topanga Canyon Boulevard, 21700-21870 W. Victory Boulevard, 6451 N. Owensmouth Avenue, and 21919-21945 Erwin Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Final Environmental Impact Report

Project Description: Westfield, LLC, the project applicant, proposes to develop The Village at Westfield Topanga (the “Project”). The approximately 30.18-acre site is located in the City of Los Angeles within the Warner Center Specific Plan area of the western San Fernando Valley, and is generally bounded by Victory Boulevard to the north, Owensmouth Avenue to the east, Erwin Street to the south, and Topanga Canyon Boulevard to the west. The proposed Project would include the phased development of approximately 444,744 square feet of shopping center uses including approximately 165,759 square-foot anchor retailer, which would support an ancillary member-only fueling station, and approximately 278,985 square feet of shopping center retail space. In addition, the Project would include a 275-room hotel with ground floor dining and retail uses, which would consist of approximately 193,000 square feet, 53,635 square feet of restaurant uses, an approximately 36,785 square-foot grocery store, approximately 285,000 square feet of office uses, and approximately 14,250 square feet of community/cultural center uses. The Project includes an option to convert a portion (approximately 53,900 square feet) of approximately 278,985 square feet of shopping center retail space to an approximately 2,200 seat movie theater. The proposed Project would also include surface parking and multi-level parking facilities providing approximately 3,362 parking spaces upon full build-out of the Project. Approximately 6.37 acres of landscape/hardscape open space acres would be provided within the project site.

The applicant is requesting the following discretionary approvals from the City of Los Angeles as part of the proposed Project: Vesting Tentative Tract Map; Project Permit Compliance (Warner Center Specific Plan) including Shared Parking Request, Project Phasing, Floor Area Averaging, Lot Coverage Averaging, Height Increase, and Uniform Sign Program; A Master Conditional Use Permit (CUB) for the sale and dispensation of alcoholic beverages at several locations within the Project site for on-and off-site consumption; Conditional Use, (Automotive Uses); Concurrent Processing of all Entitlement Requests; Development Agreement; Haul Route Permit; and any other discretionary and ministerial permits and approvals that may be deemed necessary, including but not limited to temporary street closure permits, demolition permits, grading permits, excavation permits, foundation permits, and building permits. Additional approvals for local and state agencies will also be necessary.