McIver Hill Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Truckee
Document Title
McIver Hill Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation

Document Description
The Project Applicant is requesting approval of a Specific Plan that proposes a substantial amount of new development on a 72-acre undeveloped parcel of land, including mixed-use, commercial, recreation, hotel and residential uses. The project site is situated on the southeast quadrant at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 89 in the town of Truckee, Nevada County, California. The project site is surrounded by existing commercial and industrial development and is immediately west of the historic downtown Truckee. The preliminary draft version of the Specific Plan proposes the following uses and intensities that are anticipated to be developed at the McIver Hill site: Hotel - Up to 200 lodging rooms plus floor space for restaurants and conference areas; Spa - Up to 50 lodging rooms plus space for a spa and health club facilities; Office/Retail - Approximately 100,000 to 175,000 square feet, a portion of which may be used by Sierra College for a satellite campus; Live/Work - Up to 11 units; Residential - Approximately 373 to 803 dwelling units with a variety of unit types and densities for both single family and multi-family; Open Space - 40% of the site (approximately 30 acres) will be preserved as passive open space.

Contact Information
Duane Hall
Truckee Community Development Department
Lead/Public Agency
10183 Truckee Airport Road
Truckee, CA 96161

Phone : (530) 582-7820


Cross Streets
Interstate 80 & Highway 89
Total Acres
State Highways
I-80, Hwy 89

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 584-1014) Office (Sq. Ft. 100K-175K) Recreational (Spa & Health Club) Other (Open Space - 30 acres)
Local Action
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Economics/Jobs Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Transportation Technical Studies, Alternatives, CEQA Conclusions
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission (SLC) Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB)

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