The Ridge Subdivision

The proposed project would include subdivision of the project site to develop 34 single-family residential homes and associated improvements. The proposed project would require approval of a General Plan Amendment (GPA), Rezone, and a Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map. The project also requires annexation into Placer County Sewer Maintenance District 1 (SMD 1) for sewer service and approval of a Design Exception Request.

The project site consists of a horseshoe-shaped parcel located approximately one mile southeast of the intersection of State Route (SR) 193 and Clark Tunnel Road in unincorporated Placer County, California. The Placer County General Plan designates the site as Agriculture/Timberland 10-acre minimum. and the site is zoned Farm, combining minimum Building Site of 10 acres (F-B-X 10-Ac. Min.). The site is identified by Placer County Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 031-106-030-000.

Placer County is the lead agency for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for The Ridge Project (proposed project) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 15082. The purpose of the Notice of Preparation (NOP) is to provide responsible agencies and interested persons with sufficient information in order to enable them to make meaningful comments regarding the scope and content of the EIR. Your timely comments will ensure an appropriate level of environmental review for the project.

For more information regarding the proposed project, please refer to the following detailed project description or contact Christopher Schmidt, Supervising Planner, at (530) 745-3076 or A copy of the NOP is available for review on the Placer County website:

NOP Comment Period: Written comments should be submitted at the earliest possible date, but not later than 5:00 pm on January 28, 2021, to Shirlee Herrington, Environmental Coordination Services, Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive, Suite 190, Auburn, CA 95603, (530) 745-3132, fax (530) 745-3080, or

NOP Scoping Meeting: In addition to the opportunity to submit written comments, a NOP scoping meeting will be held virtually via Zoom to inform interested parties about the proposed project, and to provide agencies and the public with an opportunity to provide comments on the scope and content of the EIR. The Zoom meeting will be held on January 14, 2021, at 1:00PM

Click the link below, or enter the link below into your web browser, to join the webinar:

Or Telephone:

1+ (877) 853 5247 or 1+ (888) 788 0099

Webinar ID: 993 2531 0487

  1. Notice of Preparation of EIR
  2. Draft EIR
  3. Final EIR

Released December 30, 2020