Public hearing to consider the appeal filed by Jennifer D’ Andrade of the Nevada County Planning Commission’s March 1, 2019 decision regarding Notice of Conditional Approval for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP18-0009), an Amendment to an Approved Map (AAM18-0002), a Seasonal and Ephemeral Stream Management Plan (MGT18-0019), and the adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration (EIS18-0012). The project is to allow up to twenty (20) special events per year with up to 125 guests, including event attendees, vendors and employees, at a 15.05-acre parcel that is developed with a single-family residence and accessory structures. All event activities would be outdoors only. The project includes improvements for a 350-square-foot restroom facility, a new septic system, driveway improvements, the installation of a 10,000-gallon water tank for fire suppression, a pathway, curtain drain, an additional driveway off Cattle Drive, a fifty-nine (59) space parking area and landscaping, and two additional ADA-compliant parking spaces.
The Amendment to the Approved Tentative Parcel Map (PM16-002) allows the additional building envelope, to include the 59-space parking area.
RECOMMENDED ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Uphold the Planning Commission’s adoption of the Mitigated Negative Declaration (EIS18-0012). RECOMMENDED PROJECT ACTION: Uphold the Planning Commission’s approval of the Conditional Use Permit (CUP18-0009), an Amendment to an Approved Map (AAM18-0002), and the Seasonal and Ephemeral Stream Management Plan (MGT18-0019). PROJECT LOCATION: 17860 Cattle Drive, Rough and Ready, CA 95975 (APN 051-110-004) PROJECT PLANNER: Sadie Caldas, Associate Planner.