Agricultural Ordinance Amendments (PLN16-0050; ORD16-1; EIS16-0001)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Agricultural Ordinance Amendments (PLN16-0050; ORD16-1; EIS16-0001)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
Proposed amendments to the Nevada County Zoning Ordinance related to agricultural uses including section L-II 3.3 Agricultural Uses (to update definitions and standards for agricultural direct marketing) and includes updates to the Allowable Use and Permit Requirements Tables for all zoning districts to reflect permitting requirements for Field Retail Stands, Farm Stands and Certified Farmer's Markets; Section L-II 3.10 Employee Housing and Section L-II 3.15 Recreational Vehicle Use and Temporary Occupancies (to allow use of an RV for agricultural employee housing, to update outdated standards and to increase the duration of time allowed for RV use as security housing at the site of a public land use; and section L-II 4.3.4 important ag lands (to add an updated definition of Farmlands of Local Importance to the County zoning ordinance).

Contact Information
Tyler Barrington
Nevada County
950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 170
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone : (530) 470-2723


Grass Valley Nevada City Truckee

Notice of Completion

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Local Action
Other Action Other Action: zoning text amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 3 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Resources Agency Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento)
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