Ukiah Western Hills Open Land Acquisition & Limited Development Agreement
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant & Rural Residential
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.
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
Residential (Potential for 7 SFD + 7 ADUs included in Developement Agreement)(Units 14, Acres 54), Other (Remaning 640 acres would be open space/conservation)
Prezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
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
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