Dry Creek Commons Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Healdsburg
Document Title
Dry Creek Commons Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Mixed Use Zoning/Mixed Use General Plan designation. Undeveloped lot with no impervious surfaces.
Document Description
Major Design Review for a 58-unit, four-story, 100% affordable apartment building and associated amenities on an undeveloped lot. The project includes 104 parking spaces and is accessed from Dry Creek Road. The project requests waivers under the State Density Bonus Law for additional height to accommodate the maximum height of 56 feet at the penthouse stairwells, elimination of covered parking requirements, reduced lighting and landscaping requirements, and reduced open space requirements. The project also proposes to protect the Foss Creek watershed and riparian corridor and mitigate for wetland impacts on-site at a ratio of 1.64:1. The property has a General Plan and Land Use designation of of Mixed-Use.

Contact Information

Ellen McDowell
Agency Name
City of Healdsburg
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Citywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Dry Creek Road/Grove Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
Healdsburg Municipal Airport
Healdsburg High School, Healdsburg Junior High
Foss Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (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 Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Residential (Units 58, Acres 3.53), Recreational (0.17-acre off-site improvements along Dry Creek Road)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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