Folsom South of U.S. Highway 50 Specific Plan

23 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Folsom, City of (City of Folsom)
Document Title
Folsom South of U.S. Highway 50 Specific Plan
Document Type
JD - Joint Document

Document Description
NOTE: Extended Review Period to 9/10/10 The proposed project consists of a mixed-use residential and commercial development on 3,510 acres (area to be annexed includes highway right-of-way and is 3,584 acres), with up to 10,045 residential units. The project includes a regional shopping center, a police station, fire station, municipal service center, a network of Class I and II bicycle trails, connections to 2 new planned interchanges on U.S. highway 50, 5 elementary schools, and a joint middle/high school. As required by Measure W, a minimum of 30% of the plan area would be preserved as undeveloped open space. Approximately 1,053 acres of open space-including Alder Creek, a concentration of cultural resources sites, and the highest concentration of oak woodland habitat on the project site-would be preserved.

Contact Information
David Miller
City of Folsom Community Development Department
50 Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630

(916) 355-7222


Cross Streets
U.S. Highway 50, Prairie City Road, White Rock Road, Empire Ranch Rd.
Total Acres
State Highways
US 50
RT, Union Pacific
Folsom HS, others
Alder Creek, American River, Coyote Creek, Deer Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (10,045 Units) Office (113 Acres) Commercial (377 Acres) Educational (5 Grade K-5, 1 Grade 6-12, 1 Grade K-12) Recreational (132 Ac. Parks, 1,053 Ac. Open Space)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Subdivision Annexation Other Action Other Action: Dev. Agmt.
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding 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 Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Issues Other Issues: environmental justice
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 3 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Department of Conservation California Public Utilities Commission
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