General Plan Amendment A06-0002 Floor Area Ratios (FAR) and Mixed Use Development (MUD)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
El Dorado County
Document Title
General Plan Amendment A06-0002 Floor Area Ratios (FAR) and Mixed Use Development (MUD)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
The Resolution of Intention to amend the General Plan proposes that the County examine revised Floor Area Ratio (FAR) standards of 0.85 for Commercial and permanent elimination of the FAR applicable to Agricultural Lands. As a separate component, the Resolution includes a proposal for a new Mixed-Use Development (MUD) designation (and include a FAR of 1.00, allow resential density from 10 to 24 dwelling units per acre, and provide for a density bonus to encourage affordable housing.

Contact Information
Steven Hust
El Dorado County, Development Services Department
2850 Fairlane Court
Placerville, CA 95667

(916) 621-5355


El Dorado
State Highways
50, 193, 89
American & Consumes

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
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Development Type
Residential Office Commercial Industrial
Local Action
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 3 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Health Services Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources
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