McDermott Rezone - PLN23-0024; RZN23-0001


SCH Number
Public Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
McDermott Rezone - PLN23-0024; RZN23-0001
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to amend the zoning designation of two contiguous parcels of 47.12 (APN: 013-410-001) and 59.38 (APN: 013-410-002) acres in size for timberland preservation (RZN23-0001). This would result in an amendment to Zoning District Map #151 to change the parcel’s zoning from Forest-160 (FR-160) to Timberland Production Zone-160 (TPZ-160). The project is a rezone legislative action only and does not include any development.

Contact Information

David Nicholas
Agency Name
Nevada County
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Total Acres
Parcel #
013-410-001, 013-410-002
Other Location Info
17497 and 17501 Bowman Lake Road, Nevada City, located in the unincorporated area of Nevada County, approximately seven miles north of California State Highway 20.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15264 of CEQA guidelines
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15264. 15264 states that local agencies are exempt from the requirement to prepare an EIR or negative declaration on the adoption of timberland preserve zones under Government Code Sections 51100 et seq.
County Clerk


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