The Preserve Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Rancho Cordova, City of (City of Rancho Cordova)
Document Title
The Preserve Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
Winn Communities, Inc.
Present Land Use
The project site is located northwest of Raymer Way and Grant Line Road, within the Grant Line West Planning Area of the City. The City of Rancho Cordova General Plan designates the project site as Grant Line West Planning Area and the site is zoned Agricultural (AG-80) and Industrial Reserve (IR). Currently, the project site contains two single-family residences on the southern portion of the site, and the remainder of the site is vacant, primarily composed of non-native grasses and forbs.

Document Description
The proposed project would include development a a 434-unit, single-family residential subdivision including parks, preserve areas, and additional infrastructure to support the community. Of the 283 acres within the project site, 185 .3 acres of undeveloped land on the northern parcels would remain as open space/preserve. The project would include 26.12 acres of public parks and community spaces north of the proposed residences. Additionally, the proposed project would include landscaping, circulation improvements, and utility installation. The project would require approval of a General Plan Amendment, a Rezone, Development Agreement, and a Tentative Subdivision Map.

Contact Information
Darcy Goulart
City of Rancho Cordova, Community Development Department
2729 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 851-8784


38°35'13.7"N 121°11'22.6"W
Rancho Cordova
Cross Streets
Northwest of Raymer Way and Grant Line Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
072-0300-001, -002, -005, -008, and 073-0010-010, and -011
Morrison Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (434 Units, 71.58 Acres) Recreational (Public Parks, 26.12 acres) Other (Open Space/Preserve, 185.3 acres)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Subdivision Development Agreement
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services 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
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Department of Water Resources California Natural Resources Agency Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Stewardship Council State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5


Environmental Document
Letter   PDF 169 K Summary Form_The Preserve   PDF 385 K The Preserve NOP_Initial Study Attached   PDF 6630 K
NOC   PDF 881 K
State Comments
2019100515_CHP_103019   PDF 190 K 2019100515_NAHC_NOP The Preserve Project 11   PDF 238 K 2019100515_RWQCB   PDF 239 K

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