Northstar Highlands (Program Level) and Phase 1 of Northstar Highlands (Project Level)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Northstar Highlands (Program Level) and Phase 1 of Northstar Highlands (Project Level)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Ski resort. GP: Medium Density Residential, Tourist/Resort Commercial, High Density Residential, Forest, Public or Quasi Public.

Document Description
Development of 1,450 residential units; a 255-room hotel with approx. 12,000 sf of retail and dining uses; 20,000 sf of spa uses; 30,000 sf of skier services; an outdoor amphitheatre with grass (capacity for 3,500 people); modifications to ski trails; an intercept parking lot; an employee parking lot; relocation of Northstar Cross Country Facility; and three sites for employee housing.

Contact Information
Lori Lawrence
Placer County Planning Department
Lead/Public Agency
11414 B Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 886-3000


Cross Streets
Northstar Drive and State Route 267
Total Acres
Parcel #
110-030-061, 064; 110-050-006, 036, 037, 039; 110-080-010, 015, 051, 053; 110-400-005
State Highways
Truckee-Tahoe Airport
West Martis Creek, West Fork to West Martis Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (multi family units; employee housing)(Units 1,866) Recreational (17,000 sq. ft. recreational amenities)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Use Permit Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency 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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