Westborough at Easton Specific Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rancho Cordova
Document Title
Westborough at Easton Specific Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The 1,548-acre Plan Area consists of undeveloped, gently rolling terrain; a network of paved/unpaved roadways and monitoring wells; and highly disturbed areas that include dredge tailings. The majority of the Plan Area is designated in the Rancho Cordova General Plan as the Westborough Planning Area, with a smaller portion designated as the Aerojet Planning Area.
Document Description
The proposed project is the Westborough at Easton Specific Plan (Specific Plan), which provides the land use, transportation, open space, infrastructure, financing, and regulatory framework for development and conservation in the approximately 1,548-acre Plan Area. The proposed land uses for the Plan Area include a mix of residential uses ranging in density from 2.1 dwelling units/acre up to 40 dwelling units/acre, commercial retail and services, logistics and operations, data centers, office, light industry, transit-oriented development, schools, parks, and open space and preserve areas. The Specific Plan proposes the following elements: 7,130 residential units, approximately 320.4 acres of commercial uses, three schools, approximately 77 acres of parks, approximately 15.8 acres of neighborhood green space, approximately 199 acres of open space, and approximately 55.9 acres of Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle Preserve.

Contact Information

Darcy Goulart
Agency Name
City of Rancho Cordova
Job Title
Planning Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rancho Cordova
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Folsom Boulevard, Hazel Avenue/Nimbus Road, and White Rock Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 50
SacRT, Sac/County Placerville
Folsom South Canal, American River, Willow Creek, Buffalo Creek, Rebel Hill Ditch

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 Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 9, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Residential (Units 7130, Acres 888), Commercial (Employee numbers to be confirmed during project development)(Sq. Ft. 13956624, Acres 320.4, Employees 1000), Educational (Two elementary schools, one middle school), Recreational (77 acres of parks, 15.8 acres of green space), Other (55.9 acres of Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle preserve)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Prezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
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, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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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