Bear River Plaza


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Bear River Plaza
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Zoning: C1-SC-SP General Plan: PD 2.6 acres Neighborhood Commercial (NC) remainder Open Space (OS)

Document Description
The proposed project is a General Plan Amendment (GPA) and Zoning Map Amendment (ZMA) proposal to develop a 7.47-acre site in south Nevada County into Bear River Plaza. The proposed GPA and ZMA are intended to change the land use designations of two adjacent parcels located at the corner of West Hacienda Drive and Combie Road, also known as APNs 21-730-73 (2.01 acres) and 21-730-74 (7.47 acres) and to change the General Plan and Zoning designations of the 1.7-acre residential and 1.5-acre open space parcels created as a part of the proposed parcel map.

Contact Information
Tyler Barrington
Nevada County Planning Department
950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone : (530) 470-2723


Cross Streets
Combie Road and West Hacienda Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
21-730-73, 74
State Highways
Bear River High School (5 schools)
Lake of the Pines
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Lake of the Pines/Higgins Corner

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (28 Units, 1.7 Acres) Office (17,200 Sq. Ft., 4.27* Acres, TBD Employees) Commercial (13,819 Sq. Ft., *Included above Acres, TBD Employees) Other (Open Space 3.5 acres)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Master Plan Site Plan Rezone Use Permit Subdivision Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
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 Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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