Ukiah Western Hills Open Land Acquisition & Limited Development Agreement


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Ukiah
Document Title
Ukiah Western Hills Open Land Acquisition & Limited Development Agreement
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant & Rural Residential

Document Description
The City proposes to acquire and annex approximately 693 acres (“Hull Properties”) in the Western Hills for open space preservation, while allowing the potential for future low-density residential development on the approximately 54 easternmost acres, consistent with existing development in the Western Hills within the City of Ukiah limits. In addition, the “Noguera Properties”, totaling approximately 14 acres, are included in the annexation proposal for access only, but will remain under private ownership. In accordance with CEQA Guidelines Section 15378 the “Proposed Project” includes the following: 1) Acquisition and annexation of the parcels; 2) Prezoning the parcels to PF and R1-H (and associated Zoning Map and General Plan Map Amendments upon approval of the annexation application); 3) Lot Line Adjustments to reconfigure existing parcels into seven lots (“Development Parcels”) for future potential development; 4) Development Agreement between Hull Properties and the City allowing up to one single-family home and one accessory dwelling unit on each Development Parcel (14 units total); and 5) site improvements including extension of City utilities, road improvements, and construction of a water tank.

Contact Information
Michelle Irace
Planning Manager, City of Ukiah
Lead/Public Agency
300 Seminary Ave
Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone : (707) 463-6268


Citywide Countywide Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Redwood Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
001-040-83,157-070-01&02,003-190-01,157-050-09, 157-060-02,157-050-02,157-050-04,003-190-09&0
State Highways
Ukiah Municipal Airport
Nokomis Elementary School
Gibson Creek, Doolan Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Potential for 7 SFD + 7 ADUs included in Developement Agreement)(Units 14, Acres 54) Other (Remaning 640 acres would be open space/conservation)
Local Action
Prezone Land Division (Subdivision, etc.) Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Energy Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mandatory Findings of Significance Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Septic System Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Utilities/Service Systems Vegetation Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB) Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
NOI & Public Hearing Notice_Ukiah Western Hills Open Land Acquisition& Limited Dev Agreement Project_041621   PDF 1698 K Western Hills ISMND Attachments_04162021   PDF 11728 K Western Hills ISMND_Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 1425 K Western Hills Open Land Acquisition & Limited Dev Agreement_Draft ISMND 04162021   PDF 1014 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
Western Hills ISMND_NOC-signed   PDF 3726 K

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