North Vineyard Neighborhood Electric Distribution Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Document Title
North Vineyard Neighborhood Electric Distribution Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The substation site, according to the Sacramento County General Plan Land Use Diagram, is designated Low Density Residential (1-12 dwelling units per acre). The land where the power line is proposed to be upgraded is designated Low Density Residential, Urban Development Area, and Commercial and Office. The substation is zoned AG-20, and the land where the power line is proposed to be upgraded is zoned AR-10 (Agricultural-Residential, 10-acre minimum), AG-20 (Agricultural, 20-acre minimum), and GC (General Commercial) (Sacramento County, no date). The substation site land use designation is SFR 4-7 (Single Family Residental 4 to 7 dwelling units per acre), and the land where the power line is proposed to be upgraded is designated Comm (Commercial), BP (Business/Professional), Golf Course, SFR 4-7, MDR 7-12 (Medium Density Residential, 7 to 12 dwelling units per acre), SFR 3-6, and SFR 1-3 according to the North Vineyard Station Specific Plan. A Specific Plan Amendment to rezone a portion of the land that was SFR 4-7 and SFR 3-6 zoned land to AG-20 occurred in 2004.

Document Description
Construct and operate (1) a neighborhood distribution substation on the west side of Bradshaw Road between the Florin Road and Gerber Road, approximately 1,300 feet north of Gerber Road; (2) upgrade an existing 5,300-foot-long overhead 12 kV power line along Bradshaw Road between Florin Road and Gerber Road by adding a 69 kV circuit; and (3) upgrade an existing 4,900-foot-long overhead 12 kV power line by adding a 69 kV circuit along Gerber Road between Bradshaw Road and an existing 69 kV subtransmission line near Admiral Lane in Sacramento County.

Contact Information
Ron Scott
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 15830 MS B203
Sacramento, CA 95852-1830

Phone : (916) 732-5114


Cross Streets
Substation on Bradshaw Road between Florin Road and Gerber Road; power line upgrade on Bradshaw
Total Acres
Parcel #
Substation site: 066-0080-006; Subtransmission line alignment: 066-070-034, 026, 025, 013, 028,
Central California Traction RR
Gerber Creek, Elder Creek
Other Information
Cross Streets: Road between Florin and Gerber Roads, and on Gerber Road between Bradshaw Road and Admiral Lane. Parcel Nos: 015, 016, 017; 066-0080-006, 007; 066-0090-021, 015, 013, 014, 012, 008, 009, 020, 019, 018, 011, 010, 013, 009, 015, 016, 001.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Electrical Substation)
Local Action
SMUD Board Adoption
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)

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