University District Specific Plan

11 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rohnert Park
Document Title
University District Specific Plan
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Present Land Use
The project is located on properties currently within the County of Sonoma and the Sphere of Influence of the City of Rohnert Park. The project area is generally located on each side of Hinebaugh Creek, east of the current City limits, south of Keiser Avenue, west of Petaluma Hill Road, and north of Copeland Creek. The property is more precisely known as APN #045-253-007, 009 through 012, 018; 045-262-001 through 004; 045-131-019, 024 through 027. The UD LLC and Vast Oak properties and portions of the CRPUSD property have been continuously farmed since the early 1900s, while the Abu-Halawa property has structures on it (designated for low-density residential use). The history of the Gee property is unknown, and no structures currently exist on that property; additionally it is not currently farmed. The City of Rohnert Park Community Garden exists on a portion of the CRPUSD property. Agricultural fields occur within much of the Vast Oak and UD LLC portions of the study area. The most recent General Plan has designated the project area for a variety of land uses, including Mixed Use, Rural Estate Residential, High Density Residential, Medium Density Residential, Low Density Residential, Parks, Open Space-Agriculture and Resource Management, and Open Space-Environmental Conservation.

Document Description
The applicant will remove an existing sediment "plug" for about 2000 feet downstream from Petaluma Hill Road and revegetate the area where ~230 cubic yards of sediment is removed. The purpose of the sediment removal is to restore the low-flow channel and the natural drainage pattern. Temporary railcar bridges will be placed over Hinebaugh Creek at two locations to facilitiate equipment access and sediment removal.

Contact Information
Bill Cox
California Dept. of Fish and Game
Lead/Public Agency
PO Box 47
Yountville, CA 94599

Phone : (707) 823-1001


Rohnert Park
Cross Streets
Keiser Avenue, Petaluma Hill Road, Rohnert Park Expressway, Snyder Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
045-253-007, 009 through 012, 018; 045-262-001 through 004; 045-131-019, 024 through 027
Creekside MS, Rancho Cotati HS, Sonoma State University
Hinebaugh Creek, Copeland Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Dept. of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
City of Rohnert Park City Hall, 6750 Commerce Blvd., Rohnert Park, CA 94928


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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