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Recreational Vehicle Use and Temporary Occupancies (to allow use of an RV for agricultural employee housing, to update outdated standards and to increase the duration of time allowed for RV use as security housing at the site of a public land use; and section L-II 4.3.4 important ag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
Lead/Public Agency
950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 170
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone : (530) 470-2723


Grass Valley Nevada City Truckee

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
zoning text amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Economics/Jobs 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
Reviewing Agencies
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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)

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