Clawson Mine


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Clawson Mine
Document Type
CON - Early Consultation
Present Land Use
FR-40 F40
Document Description
Multiple Applications proposing: 1) A Use Permit for extraction of gold from previously stock-piled and surface gravels (from historic up-stream hydraulic mining activities) totaling approximately 9 acres; 2) A Reclamation Plan for the on-going restoration of the mined area (approximately 300,000 tons/year) and final restoration of the site; and 3) A Rezone of the 46.28 acre site to add the "ME" mineral extraction combining district to the existing "FR-40" Zoning.

Contact Information

Tod Herman
Agency Name
Nevada County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Nevada City
Cross Streets
Grizzly Hill Road
Total Acres
Parcel #

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency
Development Types
Local Actions
Rezone, Use Permit, Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Mineral Resources, Noise

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