(A)   Every application for a hazardous waste facility project shall be made, in writing, to the Director of Community Development, on the forms provided by the Community Development Department, and accompanied by a filing fee as set by the City Council.
      (1)   An application must include 15 copies of the application, site plan, elevation, floor plans, and landscape plans, all drawn to scale.
      (2)   An application must include two 8-1/2-by-11-inch, clear films/transparencies of each sheet of plans.
   (B)   An application shall also include the following information:
      (1)   Name and address. Name and address of applicant.
      (2)   Ownership. Evidence that the applicant is the owner of the premises involved, or that it has written permission of the owner to make such application.
      (3)   Plot and development plans. A plot and development plan drawn in sufficient detail, as determined by the Director of Community Development and the Public Works Director/City Engineer, to clearly describe the following:
         (a)   Physical dimensions. Physical dimensions of the property and structures;
         (b)   Location of structures. Location of existing and proposed structures;
         (c)   Setbacks and landscaping. Proposed setbacks and landscaping;
         (d)   Circulation and parking. Proposed methods of circulation and parking;
         (e)   Drainage patterns. Existing and proposed drainage patterns;
         (f)   Ingress and egress. Proposed ingress and egress;
         (g)   Storage and processing areas. Proposed storage and processing areas;
         (h)   Utilization of property. Utilization of property under the requested land use permit;
         (i)   Nearest adjacent structure. The distance from the project property line to the nearest adjacent structure, and a description and location of such structure;
         (j)   100-year flood plain areas. Proximity of the project to 100-year flood plain areas;
         (k)   Earthquake fault zones. Proximity of the project to any known earthquake fault zones;
         (l)   Groundwater. The relationship of the proposed project to all above groundwater supplies and all known underground aquifers;
         (m)   Topography. Topographic description of the property and surrounding area;
         (n)   Geological study. A preliminary geological study of the property and surrounding area, which addresses as deep of a soils analysis as there are known aquifers, regardless of the potability of those aquifers;
         (o)   Utilities. Existing and proposed utilities that service or will be required to service the facility; and
         (p)   Maps. Vicinity map to include a radius of one mile from the project, and a map indicating, at a minimum, the proximity of the project to schools, parks and other community facilities within the city.
      (4)   Wastewater. Identification of all wastewater, treated and untreated, generated by the proposed facility and the method and place of final discharge.
      (5)   Visual, noise and odors. An analysis of visual, noise and any olfactory impacts associated with the project, and recommended mitigation measures.
      (6)   Air quality. An analysis of all anticipated air quality impacts associated with the project.
      (7)   Endangered species. Identification of any rare or endangered species of plant or animals within the project site.
      (8)   Quantities of hazardous waste.
         (a)   Identification of the amounts (e.g., in tons, gallons, and the like), sources, and types of hazardous wastes to be treated, stored or disposed of at the proposed facility; the ultimate disposition of the wastes; and the anticipated life of the facility.
         (b)   This information shall be based on an actual survey of the industries to be served and, thereby, be representative of the wastes that will be processed at the facility.
      (9)   Risk assessment.  
         (a)   A health and safety risk assessment that analyzes, in detail, all probabilities of accidents or spills at the site, transportation-related accidents from the point of origin to the facility, and any other probabilities requested by either the Director of Community Development, the Public Works Director/City Engineer, the Fire Chief or the Planning Commission.
         (b)   Such analyses shall identify mitigation measures to reduce the identified risks.
         (c)   The risk assessment shall identify the most probable routes for transporting hazardous wastes to the facility.
      (10)   Monitoring program. 
         (a)   A plan that identifies an ongoing program of air, soil and groundwater monitoring.
         (b)   This plan shall include any monitoring requirements imposed by other permitting agencies such as, but not limited to, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Regional Water Quality Control Board and the California Department of Health Services.
      (11)   Alternative sites. A designation of reasonable alternative sites that shall be reviewed pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.
      (12)   Environmental information. An environmental information form in sufficient detail to enable the city to complete an initial study pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, and for the preparation by a qualified environmental consulting firm of an environmental impact report or negative declaration. An application shall not be declared complete until a draft environmental impact report or negative declaration, prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act by a qualified environmental consulting firm, is submitted to the Director of Community Development.
      (13)   Cultural resources. Identification of any cultural resources located on the proposed facility site, including archaeological, paleontological and historical resources, and any proposed mitigation measures to ensure no significant impact to cultural resources occurs.
      (14)   Emergency response plan. An emergency response plan that includes, but which is not limited to, the following:
         (a)   That the proposed plan is consistent with any and all applicable county and regional emergency response plans, and all regulatory requirements regarding emergency response procedure;
         (b)   Detailed procedures to be employed at the time of emergency for each and every type of chemical substance and emergency, including contingency procedures;
         (c)   Anticipated impacts on local fire, police and medical services;
         (d)   Names, home and business addresses, and home and business telephone numbers of all management personnel at the facility, if known, and a detailed description of uncontrolled release and emergency situation reporting procedures. An application shall not be declared complete until such emergency response plan is approved by the Director of Community Development, the Public Works Director/City Engineer and the Fire Chief.
(Ord. 4499, passed 8-13-07; Am. Ord. 4735, passed 5-14-18)