Meriam Park

13 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Chico
Document Title
Meriam Park
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoning: 11.7 acres of R1 Low Density Residential, 43.3 acrs of R2 Medium Density Residential, 10.7 acres of R3 Medium-High Density Residential, 10.7 acres of R3 Medium-High Density Residential, 5.1 acres of R3/RM Medium-High Density Residential with Resource Management overlay, 91.1 acres of OR Office Residential, 9.0 acres of CC Community Commercial, 3.6 acres of CN Neighborhood Commercial, 47.9 acres of PQ Public/Quasi-Public Facilities, 29.7 acres of OS1 Primary Open Space, Preserve and 19.7 acres of OS1 Primary Open Space, Greenway-City. General Plan Designations: Current loand use includes Low Density Residential, Medium Density Residential, Medium High Density Residential/OPen Space/Conservation, Office, Community Commercial, Mixed-Use Neighborhood Core, Public Facility and Services, Open Space/Conservation and Creekside Greenway (City). Land Use: The project area is currently vacant, flat to moderately undulating grassland, and includes a section of the City's Little Chico Creek Greenway. There are no buildings or structural improvements in the project area, with the exception of radio towers and their accompanying switchgear bunkers.
Document Description
The City is preparing an EIR for 271.8 acres of developable land located within southeast Chico. The project proposes to change the Chico General Plan land use designations to 211.4 acres of Special Mixed Use (SMU), 37.8 acres of Open Space/Conservation (OSEC/S), 15.3 acres of Creekside Greenway (City) (CG), 4.4 acres of Park (City) (P) and 2.9 acres of PF&S (Public Facilities and Services, PG&E). The project also proposes to amend the zoning of 211.4 acres to TND (Traditional Neighborhood Development), 37.8 acres to OS1 (Primary Open Space, Greenway-City), 4.4 acres to OS2 (Secondary Open Space, City) and 2.9 acres to PQ (Public/Quasi-Public Facilities).

Contact Information

Teresa Bishow
Agency Name
City of Chico
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
north of East 20th Street, south of Hwy 32, west of Bruce Road, east of Bedford Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
002-180-004, -100, -101, -102, -103, -104, -105, -106, -083, -097, -098
State Highways
Hwy 32
Little Chico Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Mandatory Findings, Utilities, Cultural Resources

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