7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento County
Document Title
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Ag-Res / Agricultural Residential / Agricultural-Residential
Document Description
Note: Revised 1. A General Plan Amendment to change the land use designation of approximately 298+/- gross acres from Agricultural-Residential to Low Density (255 acres) and Recreation (30+/- acres). 2. A Community Plan Amendment to amend the Rio Linda - Elverta Community Plan for the 298+/- gross acre site from Agricultural-Residential 2 with an Agricultural Residential Preservation Area Overlay (ARPA) (286+/- acres) and Agricultural Residential 5 to Residential Density 7 (128+/- acres), Residential Density 5 (71+/- acres), Residential Density 4 (40+/- acres), Agricultural Residential 5 (11+/- acres), Public/Quasi Public (34+/- acres) and Park (11+/- acres). 3. A Community Plan Amendment to amend Policy LU-6 of the Rio Linda - Elverta Community Plan to reflect the adoption of the Elverta Specific Plan and to note that the proposed project (Northborough) will add additional acreage to the "Urban" area and would modify the overall residential holding capacity of the "urban" area from 4,500 dwelling units to 5,689 dwelling units (4,500 du existing holding capacity + 1,127 proposed du). 4. A Specific Plan Amendment to amend the Elverta Specific Plan for the 298+/- gross acre site from agricultural residential 1-5 (281+/- acres), Elementary School (13+/- acres), Drainage/Trails (2+/- acres) to Single Family Residential 3-5 (105+/- acres), single family residential 6-7 (142+/- acres), Community/Sports/Neighborhood Parks (11+/- acres), Detention/Joint Use (27+/- acres). 5. A rezone of approximately 298+/- gross acres from AR-5 to RD-4 (40+/- acres), RD-5 (72+/- acres), RD-7 (142+/- acres), and O (32+/- acres). This NOP has been updated to address a modification in the project boundary, minor changes to the land use plan, as well as identify foreseeable, off-site environmental impacts. Off-site impacts include the construction of a Sacramento Municipal Utilities District substation and associated facilities, and drainage improvements on neighboring parcels.

Contact Information

Cathy Hack/Julie Newton
Agency Name
Sacramento County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Elverta Road / 16th Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
203-0010-001, -003, -013, -015, -016, and 203-0020-013
State Highways
Hwy 99
McClellan, Rio Linda Airport
Dry Creek
Other Location Info
Rio Linda / Elverta

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Residential (Units 1127, Acres 262), Educational (13 acres), Recreational (34)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Community Plan, Specific Plan, Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation, Other
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, 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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