Lake Wildwood Tennis Facility Lighting Expansion


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Lake Wildwood Tennis Facility Lighting Expansion
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Recreational Tennis Courts
Document Description
The project is an application for an Amendment to Approved Use Permit U92-09 for the installation of 32 lights within four existing tennis courts located within the Lake Wildwood Subdivision Tennis Facility to allow nighttime tennis play from dusk until 10:00 P.M. for Lake Wildwood Association members. As proposed some of the light poles would have two lights installed, resulting in 32 lights distributed between 24 light poles. Due to the requirements of championship tennis play. along with matching the height of the existing lights, which are located at the Commadore Park tennis courts, located within Lake Wildwood; the light poles are proposed at a height of 20 feet tall, which would exceed the height limitation of 15 feet established by Section L-11 4.2.8 of the Nevada County Land Use and Development Code. Therefore, the project is being processed with a Variance to the light pole height restrictions

Contact Information

Matt Kelley
Agency Name
Nevada County
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Thistle Loop and Pleasant Valley Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Williams Ranch School
Lake Wildwood and Deer Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), 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 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 State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Recreational (Tennis Courts)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, 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, 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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