SNOW Sports Museum and Community Cultural Center Project (PLN16-00349)

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
SNOW Sports Museum and Community Cultural Center Project (PLN16-00349)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Undeveloped, Parking Lot / FR (Forest Recreation) / CP (Conservation Preserve)
Document Description
The proposed project would include construction of a two-story, U-shaped building celebrating the 1960 Winter Olympics and history of winter sports in the Sierra Nevada. The building would consist of up to 20,000 square feet (sf) with a maximum height of 30 feet, as well as outdoor gathering spaces and amenities. The building would include the following components: Museum of Olympic History and Sierra Nevada Ski History (Museum), Cultural Community Center, Event Center, Visitor Center, Cafe' and Museum Shop.

Contact Information

Shirlee Herrington
Agency Name
Placer County, Lead Agency
Job Title
Senior CDRA Technician
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Olympic Valley Road and River Road/State Route (SR) 89
Total Acres
1 of 26.8 acres
Parcel #
096-290-021-000, 096-290-056-000, 096-290-061-000, 096-310-009-000, and 096-310-040-000
State Highways
Other Location Info
101 Olympic Valley Road (Squaw Valley Community Park)

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 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 Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), California Tahoe Conservancy, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Development Types
Recreational (Museum & Community Cultural Center)
Local Actions
Rezone, Use Permit, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Noise, Transportation, Wildfire


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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