Agritourism Ordinance Amendments (PLN17-0037; ORD17-2; EIS17-0009)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Agritourism Ordinance Amendments (PLN17-0037; ORD17-2; EIS17-0009)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
Proposed amendments to the Nevada County Land use and development code chapter II zoning regulations related to ag marketing. The proposed project is an effect by the county to support the ag economy of Nevada County by allowing agritourism activities on a farm or working ranch within the primary ag zoning districts subject to the same basic health and safety standards as a field retail or farm stand within the zone and adds requirements that agritourism activities cease by 10 pm and adhere to the county's allowable noise limits established by land use and development code.

Contact Information
Tyler Barrington
Nevada County
Lead/Public Agency
950 Maidu Avenue, ste 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
Cal Fire 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, District 3 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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