City of Grass Valley/ Ranchview Project Grant Application


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Grass Valley
Document Title
City of Grass Valley/ Ranchview Project Grant Application
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The potential acquisition of 31.49 acres for a possible new municipal park if the City receives an award of grant funds by Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program grant. If the funds are awarded, the City will first initiate acquisition of the land and once acquired, complete the appropriate level of environmental review (EIR or Mitigated Negative Declaration) based on a draft park improvement plan.

Contact Information

Thomas Last
Agency Name
City of Grass Valley
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Ranchview Project Grant Application
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Grass Valley
Other Location Info
The project is located on 4 parcels: 11704 Ranchview Ct. (APN: 035-412-017), 11741 Ranchview Ct. (APN: 035-412-016), 11791 Ranchview Ct. (APN: 035-412-015) and 11840 Ranchview Ct. (APN: 035-412-018).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15061 (b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15061 (b) (3) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) applies to activities covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects, which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. Where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is not subject to CEQA. In accordance with section 15004 (4) of CEQA guidelines, while mere interest in, or inclination to support, a project does not constitute approval, a public agency entering into preliminary agreements regarding a project prior to approval shall not, as a practical matter, commit the agency to the project


Notice of Exemption

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