Board of Supervisors Public Hearing: The Nevada County Board of Supervisors will consider the Planning Commission's August 27, 2015 3-1, 1 abstention vote recommending that the Board of Supervisors certify the EIR and redesignate Tier 1 sites on October 27, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. The Board of Supervisor's Agenda which contains embedded links to the staff report may be downloaded (See Item 27) or you may review the staff report at the Nevada County Planning Department, 950 Maidu Ave. Suite 170, Nevada City, CA.
Planning Commission Hearing: On August 27, 2015, the Nevada County Planning Commission voted 3-1, 1 abstention to recommend that the Board of Supervisors certify the EIR and redesignate Tier 1 Sites to provide for high density residnetial zoning . The project staff report may be downloaded or is available for review at the Nevada County Planning Department, 950 Maidu Ave. Suite 170, Nevada City, CA.
Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR), Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) and CEQA Findings are available for public review and can be downloaded from the links below. A duly noticed public hearing will be held before the Nevada County Planning Commission to consider a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors for the project including the complete Environmental Impact Report (the Draft EIR, Technical Appendicies, Final EIR, the MMRP and the CEQA Findings).
Final Environmental Impact Report:
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program and CEQA Findings:
2.0 Errata (*Original Errata is superceded by the Revised Errata dated 8/7/15)
Comment Letters and Responses Broken Down For Easier Download:
Letters 1 to 7
(*Original Letter 6 is superceded by the Revised Response to Letter 6).
Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) is available for public review. The public review period is September 12, 2013 to November 12, 2013 (60-days). For more detail please review the Notice of Availability and Notice of Availability-Addendum or download the DEIR below.
Project Description: REZONE (Z12-002), GENERAL PLAN MAP AMENDMENT (GP12-002), and CERTIFICATION of the EIR (EIR12-002). The project proposes changing the General Land Use and Zoning Designation for 18 selected properties to Urban High Density/high density residential zoning (UHD/R3) and adding the Regional Housing Need (RH) Combining District (LUDC Sec. L-II 2.7.11) to accommodate the future development of high density housing, as mandated by the State Department of Housing and Community Development.
Draft Enviromental Impact Report: