Folsom South of U.S. Highway 50 Specific Plan

38 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Folsom
Document Title
Folsom South of U.S. Highway 50 Specific Plan
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Present Land Use
PLU: AG-80 (also AR-10, AG-20, SPA, RCA)
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
Agency Name
City of Folsom Community Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Development Types
Residential (Units 10,045), Office (Acres 113), Commercial (Acres 377), Educational (5 Grade K-5, 1 Grade 6-12, 1 Grade K-12), Recreational (132 Ac. Parks, 1,053 Ac. Open Space)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation, Dev. Agmt.
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, 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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife, environmental justice

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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