Rio d'Oro Specific Plan

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Butte County
Document Title
Rio d'Oro Specific Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
Application proposes implementation of the Rio d'Oro Specific Plan on a 685 acre site in unincorporated Butte County south of the City of Oroville, CA. As proposed the project would include 2,700 residential units and two commercial centers comprising 248,000 sq. ft. of space. Public facilities would include a school site and public safety office space. Approximately 65 acres are proposed for parks and open space; 246 acres would be placed in environmental conservation. The project would require adoption of the Rio d'Oro Specific Plan, amendment to the General Plan Map from "Specific Plan to be Developed" to "Rio d'Oro Specific Plan"; zoning would be revised be consistent with General Plan Map amendment.

Contact Information
Peter Calarco
Butte County
Lead/Public Agency
7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Phone : (530) 538-2167


Cross Streets
SR 70 / Ophir Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
025-240-009, 025-240-048
State Highways
SR 70
Oroville Municipal
Feather River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 2700) Commercial (Sq. Ft. 246,000) Educational (ES)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Highway Patrol California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)

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