Rancho Mirage staff members are recommending that the town reject a proposal to establish a 4-story hotel at The River when it goes to the Arranging Commission on June 24. 

New York Metropolis-primarily based Cheer Land River LP, owner of The River, wants to develop the resort in the buying and entertainment center’s west side parking whole lot, on the southwest corner of Bob Hope and Rancho Las Palmas drives.

A lodge operator has not been named, but would be akin to a Holiday Inn or Homewood Suites, stated Jeremy Gleim, enhancement expert services director for the city.

The proposed internet site is throughout Bob Hope Push from the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa and would sit on less than 1 acre of the 27.16-acre sophisticated.

The proposal is for 110 rooms, a pool and two outside parts and 125 parking spaces. The creating would be 54 ft tall and a total 61,275 square feet.

The existing zoning, basic professional, permits setting up heights up to 60 toes, nevertheless, buildings are restricted to two stories, Gleim explained.

A “major variance” is remaining asked for by Cheer Land to exceed the two-story limitation, Gleim claimed.

Aerial photograph of the site for a proposed four-story hotel at The River in Rancho Mirage. The Planning Commission will review the proposal during its meeting on Thursday, June 24, 2021. City staff are recommending the project be denied.

“There are no existing structures with additional than two tales in the vicinity of the venture, which includes every of the 3 existing hotels” positioned within a quarter mile of the proposed web-site, Gleim claimed in the team report to the arranging fee.

In addition to the variance, Cheer Land is requesting a tentative parcel map conditional-use permit and preliminary advancement prepare – each individual of which staff members is recommending be denied.