Brann Ranch Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Rio Vista
Document Title
Brann Ranch Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Dry-farmed agricultural land. General Plan land use designation: Neighborhood Residential and Neighborhood Service/Mixed Use. Zoning: Low Density Residential, Commerical, and Open Space
Document Description
The project would involve development of a master planned community on a 322-acre project site located at 7989 State Route (SR) 12 in the City of Rio Vista, Solano County. The project site is generally bounded by SR 12 on the south, McCormack Road on the north, Province Path and Liberty Island Road on the east, and bisected by Canright Road. The project would include 1,073 single-family detached residential homes on lots 45-feet by 90-feet and 50-feet by 95-feet in size, and up to 59 high density multi-family units on an approximately 2.5-acre strip along the north side of Canright Road. Approximately 80 acres of the site would remain in open space, including four neighborhood parks and wetlands along Watson Hollow Creek (an ephemeral drainage). The parks and open space would be dedicated to and maintained by the City. The project would include an approximately 9.4-acre mixed-use area and an approximately 8.7-acre elementary school (K-6) site. Public improvements and infrastructure would include on-site roadway improvements, a wastewater lift station, potable groundwater well and wellhead treatment facilities, and approximately 23 acres for stormwater detention and bioretention basins.

Contact Information

Krystine Ball
Agency Name
City of Rio Vista
Job Title
Director of Public Works and Community Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rio Vista
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
7989 SR 12; Project site is generally bounded by SR 12 on the south, McCormack Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
Assessor Parcel Numbers 0048-110-060, 0048-110-100, 0048-110-460, 0048-110-470, 0048-110-480, an
State Highways
State Route 12
Rio Vista Airport
Watson Hallow Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (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 Resources Recycling and Recovery, 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 Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, 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 4, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Residential (1,073 single-family units, 59 multi-family units)(Units 1132, Acres 190), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 25000, Acres 9.4, Employees 50), Educational (8.7 acre school site), Recreational (28 ac parkland), Other (35 ac public facilities)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Planned Unit Development, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
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, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
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 Agency(ies)]

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