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
Project Applicant
Beth Christman for the Truckee River Watershed Council
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
County of Nevada
950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 170
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone : (530) 265-1345


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

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Restoration project)
Local Action
Use Permit Management Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy & Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission 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


Environmental Document
PLN19-0006 CUP19-0001 MGT19-0004 EIS19-0007   PDF 8635 K Summary Form   PDF 963 K
NOC   PDF 1637 K
State Comments
2019079113 RWQCB   PDF 1216 K

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