Sphere of Influence Plan for the City of Nevada City

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) (LAFCO)
Document Title
Sphere of Influence Plan for the City of Nevada City
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Lands within the City Sphere of Influence.
Document Description
The Project is an update to the Nevada City Sphere of Influence (SOI) and includes four project alternatives: LAFCo/City Consensus Preferred Alternative, Original LAFCo Staff Recommendation Alternative, City Recommendation Alternative, and the No Project Alternative. The current SOI occupies approximately 2,702 acres and the City occupies approximately 1,470 acres, totaling approximately 4,172 acres. The SOI Update include no lands within the existing City boundaries. The annexation would allow for extension of City services but does not include any physical alterations or improvements to any area. No infrastructure extensions, new residential, commercial, industrial or other developments are proposed. The SOI update does not include any changes to existing land uses, land use designations, or zoning.

Contact Information

SR Jones
Agency Name
Nevada County Local Agency Formation Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Nevada County Local Agency Formation Commission
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Nevada City
Cross Streets
950 Maidu Avenue
State Highways
Other Information
Nevada City Sphere of Influence

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights


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