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Housing Element Rezone Program Implementation

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Housing Element Rezone Program Implementation
Published on: 9/19/2012 12:00 AM
Community Informational Meetings
The Nevada County Planning Department held a series of Community Informational Meetings to answer questions about the project and to take public comments on the adequacy of the Draft Environmental Impact Report.  Those meetings were scheduled as follows:
  • Grass Valley Area.  October 24, 2013 at 6pm. Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building, Remembrance Room,  255 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley, California.
  • Lake of the Pines Area.  October 28, 2013 at 6pm. Higgins Lions Community Center, 22490 E. Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley (Lake of the Pines), CA.
  • Penn Valley Area.  October 29, 2013 at 6pm. Seventh Day Adventist Church, 17645 Penn Valley Drive, Penn Valley, California.
Housing Element Rezone Program Implementation Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) 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.
The project sites are located with the Grass Valley Sphere of Influence, Penn Valley Area and the Lake of the Pines Area.
Comments may be submitted in writing no later than 5pm on November 12, 2013 addressed to:
Tyler Barrington, Principal Planner
Nevada County Planning Department, 950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 170 Nevada City, CA 95959
Telephone: (530) 470-2723 Email: tyler.barrington@co.nevada.ca.us
Draft Enviromental Impact Report:
Individual Sections:
Technical Appendicies:
Brian Foss
Planning Director
Planning Department

950 Maidu Avenue Suite 170
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Hours: 8am-5pm M-F
Phone: 530.265.1222
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