GRD 11-0001 Meridian Ranch Mitigation Bank


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Butte County
Document Title
GRD 11-0001 Meridian Ranch Mitigation Bank
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant and Habitat Preserve/A-40/AG Agriculture
Document Description
The Meridian Ranch Mitigation Bank (BANK) is proposed as off-site mitigation for impacts to wetland habitats and associated grassland species in the Northern Sacramento Valley Region. Approximately +378 acres of the property are proposed for establishing a vernal pool/grassland preserve and mitigation bank. Applicant proposes to grade ~75,000 cubic yards of soil over a 150-acre area, including ~31 acres of excavation and roughly 40 acres of soil deposition in upland areas.

Contact Information

S. Jolliffe
Agency Name
Butte County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
SR99/Hamilton Nord Cana Hwy
Total Acres
378 of 530 acres
Parcel #
047-720-003-000 (portion)
State Highways
Hwy 99
Chico Municipal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Habitat Preservation)
Local Actions
Grading Permit
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, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB)

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