Valley's Edge Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Chico, City of (City of Chico)
Document Title
Valley's Edge Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
Chico Land Investment, LLC
Present Land Use
Undeveloped grazing/ Agriculture (Butte County General Plan Land Use Designation)/Very Low Density Residential (Butte County Zoning Designation)

Document Description
The proposed project is a 1,448-acre specific plan that will include a mix of residential, commercial, parks, and open space on a parcel of land located in Butte County, but will be annexed to the City of Chico.

Contact Information
Mike Sawley
City of Chico Community Development Department - Planning Divisi
411 Main Street P.O. Box 3420
Chico, CA 95927

Phone : (530) 879-6812


Cross Streets
20th Street and Skyway
Total Acres
State Highways
Core Butte Charter School, Core Butte High School, Marsh Junior

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (2,777 Units, 67 Acres) Office (447,155 Sq. Ft., 56.3 Acres) Other (Special Purpose (Public, Open Space): 683 acres Project Roadways)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Prezone Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 3


Environmental Document
VESP_NOP8_14_19   PDF 1737 K
Letter   PDF 229 K NOC   PDF 2000 K
State Comments
2019089041_Caltrans_Comment Letter   PDF 1680 K 2019089041_NAHC_NOP Valleys Edge Specific Plan Project 8   PDF 168 K

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