TRWC Meadow Restoration- PLN19-0006. CUP19-0001, MGT19-0004, E!S19-0007


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
TRWC Meadow Restoration- PLN19-0006. CUP19-0001, MGT19-0004, E!S19-0007
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Unimproved Ian ; FR-160 (Forest, 160-acre minimum parcel size); FOR-160 (Forest, 160-acre minimum parcel size)
Document Description
An application to he Zoning Administrator for a Conditional Use Permit and Management Plan for a 36-acre meadow restoration project along Dry Creek in Russel Valley. The Conditional Use Permit is to allow the placement of fill in a floodplain, and the Management Plan is to address disturbance within the setbacks of a waterway/wetlands. 13,072 cubic yards of fill would be used to fill 1,270 feet o( gully with an average depth of 4.5 feet The project would restore the stream to historic channels on the meadow surface and increase the floodplain area on this parcel. The total disturbance area of the project would be approximately 4.9 acres, but it would result in 7.83 acres or more of degraded and dewatered wetlands that would be restored and an additional 0.9 acres of perennial stream channel that would be restored. For the full description, please see the proposed Initial Study/MND.

Contact Information

Sadie Caldas
Agency Name
County of Nevada
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Beth Christman for the Truckee River Watershed Council
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Hobart Mills Road, Dog Valley Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
Dry Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, 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 Energy Commission, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, 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
Other (Restoration project)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Management Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, 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, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Energy & Wildfire


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