SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento County
Document Title
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation

Document Description
The Project is a Specific Plan that encompass approximately 2,066 acres in the unincorporated Natomas community of Sacramento County, approximately 3.5 miles from downtown Sacramento. The Project area is bounded by Interstate 80 to the south, the West Drainage Canal to the east, Fisherman’s Lake Slough to the north, and Garden Highway to the west. The Project is located outside of the County’s Urban Policy Area (UPA) and Urban Services Boundary (USB), but is bounded on three sides by the City of Sacramento, bordering the communities of North and South Natomas.

Contact Information
Todd Smith
Sacramento county planning
Lead/Public Agency
827 7th street ste 225
sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 874-6918

Upper Westside, LLC
Project Applicant


Parcel #

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 9,356, Acres 852.2) Commercial (Sq. Ft. 3.1 MSF, Acres 136.1) Educational (146.1 AC) Recreational (73.5 AC)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Social Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Education California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Department of General Services (DGS) Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Toxic Substances Control California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)


Environmental Document
NOP_Upper Westside Specific Plan   PDF 4986 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 597 K
NOC_Upper Westside Specific Plan   PDF 176 K
State Comments
2020100069_Caltrans Comment   PDF 232 K 2020100069_CDFW Comment   PDF 1039 K 2020100069_Conservation Comment   PDF 301 K 2020100069_DTSC Comment   PDF 230 K 2020100069_NAHC Comment   PDF 280 K 2020100069_RWQCB Comment   PDF 353 K

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