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 Preparation
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
Agency Name
El Dorado County, Development Services Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential , Office , Commercial , Industrial
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Septic System, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
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 Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency, Department of Water Resources
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Water Resources

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