Winds Aloft


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Winds Aloft
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Industrial and Special Development Area (mix of residential, industrial, recreation)

Document Description
General Plan Amendment to change 62+ acres from an Industrial designation to: 21 +/- acres of Residential and 42 acres of Open Space, and to remove 45.36 acres from the Loma Rica Ranch Special Development Area (SDA) designation which reserves in total: 80 acres of Business Park, 50 acres of Recreation, 200 acres of Open Space (OS), and up to 180 residential dwelling units in the remainder, transferring 28 acres of Open Space and 8 dwelling units from the SDA, to Residential and Open Space designations; (2) a coinciding Rezone from M1 and IDR to "RA-SP" (Single Family Residential with a Site Performance combining district that identifies site performance standards and restrictions) and, "OS"; (3) a Tentative Map to subdivide the 108 acres into 6 lots plus a 90-acre Parcel A; (4) a Use Permit for a Comprehensive Master Plan that identifies ultimate development of Parcel A, creating 18-22 additional single-family residential lots, allowing non-age restricted 2nd units on all lots, for a total 56 potential units on the entire 108 acres, plus amenities; (5) a Management Plan allowing the future construction of roadways within areas containing steep slopes on Parcel A; (6) a Management Plan to allow encroachment of building envelopes into landmark oak groves; and (7) a Petition for Exceptions to reduce County Road Standards for the future on-site access road for Parcel A, reducing the centerline radii from 125' to 75', and to increase the finished grade from 10% to 15%.

Contact Information
Stephanie Wagner
Nevada County
950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone : (530) 265-1343


Grass Valley
Cross Streets
Brunswick Road / Idaho Maryland Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
06-380-61, 62, 63
State Highways
20, 49
Nevada County Air Park
Wolf Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (28 Units)
Local Action
Master Plan Subdivision
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics

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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