Nichols Ranch

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Wheatland, City of (City of Wheatland)
Document Title
Nichols Ranch
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Present Land Use
Present land use is agricultural land with orchards. The Yuba County zoning for the site is Agricultural Exclusive with a 10-acre parcel minimum (AE-10). The General Plan land use is low density residential, medium density residential, high density residential, public, park, and commercial.

Document Description
The proposed project site, located in Yuba County, is located directly adjacent to the northern Wheatland City Limits and is within the City's Sphere of Influence. The proposed Nichols Ranch project is a development of up to 1,609 dwelling units on two parcels totaling approximately 485.5 acres. The components of the project consist of 1,427 single family residential lots, one (1) high density residential lot, one (1) commercial mixed use lot, seven (7) park and open space lots containing parks and landscape corridors, four (4) well lots, two (2) school lots, and 30 miscellaneous lots. A total of 91 mixed use residential units and 91 high-density residential units are also included in the project. The entitlements for the proposed project include approval of an Annexation Resolution, prezoning of the project site with City Planned Development (PD) zoning, approval of Project5 PD Design Guidelines, approval of a Vesting Large Tentative Subdivision Map, and approval of a Small Lot Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map.

Contact Information
Tim Raney
City of Wheatland
313 Main Street
Wheatland, CA 95692

Phone : (916) 372-6100


Cross Streets
C Street and Nichols Road
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 65
Union Pacific
Beale AFB
Wheatland High, Bear River Middle,Wheatland Elementary
Dry Creek and Grasshopper Slough

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (1,609 Units, 304.3 Acres) Commercial (11.5 Acres) Educational (Middle School & Elementary School) Recreational (Park and Open Space; Acres 99.7)
Local Action
Planned Unit Development Prezone Subdivision Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Department of Water Resources Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Transportation, District 3

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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