City of Ridgecrest 2030 General Plan Update

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Ridgecrest
Document Title
City of Ridgecrest 2030 General Plan Update
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Various existing General Plan land use/zoning designation
Document Description
The Proposed Project is an update to the City's 1990 General Plan. This EIR will provide an assessment of the updated General Plan. The Proposed Project will include a Policy Document and an updated land use diagram. The City of Ridgecrest has direct land use jurisdiction over the incorporated city limits, which encompasses about 21.4 square miles. Approximately 9 square miles of the city limits lie within the boundary of the Naval Air Weapons (NAWS) China Lake. Although in the city limits, the area on NAWS China Lake is managed by the Navy, and the City does not exercise land use authority over this area. Development and planning within this area is managed by NAWS China Lake and the U.S. Navy. The Planning Area for the General Plan includes the city limits and unincorporated areas that dear relation to the planning of the community.

Contact Information

Matthew Alexander
Agency Name
City of Ridgecrest
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Barstow, California City, Lancaster
Cross Streets
Various including SR 178 and 395
Total Acres
42.1 sq miles
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 178 & 395
NAWS China Lake
Various small drainages

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
Local Actions
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, 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, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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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