Annexation of the Johnson Rancho and Hop Farm Properties

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Wheatland, City of (City of Wheatland)
Document Title
Annexation of the Johnson Rancho and Hop Farm Properties
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Site consists of primarily vacant agricultural land. Land Use designation is Valley Agriculture. The Hop Farm property and five 'Wheatland' parcels are designated in the Wheatland General Plan Land Uses as Low Density, Low-Medium Density, and High Density Residential, Employment, Commercial, Civic Center, Park, and School. The remainder of the site is designated as Urban Reserve. The site is zoned various Yuba County Agricultural designations.

Document Description
The proposed project site is located east of the City of Wheatland, outside the City limits, and within the Wheatland Sphere of Influence (SOI). The proposed project is located on approximately 4,149 acres of largely vacant/undeveloped land, primarily consisting of agricultural land, with scattered residences. The project site is generally bordered by the Yuba County/Placer County line to the south; the Wheatland city limits, SR 65 and the UPRR tracks to the west; Spenceville Road and Dry Creek to the north; and the eastern boundary of the Wheatland SOI to the east. Grasshopper Slough traverses the central portion of the project site in a northwesterly to southeasterly direction.

Contact Information
Tim Raney
City of Wheatland
111 C Street
Wheatland, CA 95692

Phone : (530) 633-2761


39°02'06"N 121°22'48"W
Cross Streets
State Route 65 and Spenceville Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 65
Wheatland Union High,Bear River Middle,Wheatland Elem.,...
Bear River, Dry Creek, Grasshopper Slough, Sohrakoff Drainage Canal
Other Information
schools: Virginia School

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (14396 Units, 3249 Acres) Office (274 Acres) Commercial (131 Acres) Educational (Elementary School (55 acres), Middle School (40 acres)) Recreational (Civic Center (24 acres), Parks (50 acres)) Other (Potential Hospital)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Prezone Annexation
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian 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 Department of Public Health California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California Department of Conservation California Public Utilities Commission Resources Agency

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