Nichols Grove

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Wheatland
Document Title
Nichols Grove
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The site is currently vacant agricultural land. All of the parcels currently have a Yuba County General Plan designation of Valley Agricultural (VA), and Yuba County zoning designations that range from Agricultural Exclusive, 10-acre minimum parcel (AE-10) and Agricultural Exclusive, 40-acre minimum parcel (AE-40) to Commercial (C).
Document Description
The proposed project, located adjacent to the northern border of the City of Wheatland, is on the eastern edge of the northern Sacramento Valley within the Wheatland Sphere of Influence. The proposed project consists of a residential and mixed-use development, Nichols Grove Tentative Map, and the annexation to the City of Wheatland and prezone of ten adjacent non-participating properties. The proposed Nichols Grove Tentative Map project is a development of up to 1,609 dwelling units on approximately 485.5 acres. The Nichols Grove Tentative Map site consists of the Nichols Ranch property (Assessor's Parcel Number [APN] 015-150-092) and the Powell property (APN 015-360-003). The non-participating properties portion of the proposed project includes the annexation of a total of 110.67 acres of unincorporated land to the City of Wheatland. The non-participating properties are identified as APNs 015-140-056, 015-260-001, 015-260-002, 015-260-003, 015-260-004, 015-500-008, 015-500-011, 015-500-013, 015-500-020, and 015-610-001.

Contact Information

Tim Raney
Agency Name
City of Wheatland
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
C Street and Nichols Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
015-140-056;015-150-092;015-260-001 thru 004;015-360-003;015-500-008,011,013,020;015-610-001
State Highways
State Route 65
Union Pacific
Beale AFB
Wheatland High, Bear River Middle School, Wheatland Elementary

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, 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), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Development Types
Residential (Units 1,609, Acres 304.3), Commercial (Acres 11.5), Educational (Middle School & Elementary School), Recreational (70.5 Acres of Park and Open Space), Other (110.67 ac. of non-participating properties requiring annexation)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Planned Unit Development, Prezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
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, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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