The Preserve Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rancho Cordova
Document Title
The Preserve Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
City of Rancho Cordova, Community Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Winn Communities, Inc.
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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 (NAHC), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Residential (Units 434, Acres 71.58), Recreational (Public Parks, 26.12 acres), Other (Open Space/Preserve, 185.3 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Development Agreement
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


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