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Greater Higgins Area Plan Project: Review Designs and Help Shape the Community May 4th

Nevada County is developing an exciting plan to help guide future improvements for the Higgins Corner area in the South County region. The Greater Higgins Area Plan is a planning effort with two key goals: Establish a comprehensive future vision for the area integrating culture, commerce, and housing while supporting the unique community character and culture of […]

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Greater Higgins Area Plan Project: Join the Discussion on March 2

Nevada County is developing an exciting plan to help guide future improvements for the Higgins Corner area in the South County region. The Greater Higgins Area Plan is a planning effort with two key goals: Establish a comprehensive future vision for the area integrating culture, commerce, and housing while supporting the unique community character and culture of […]

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Comment Period Extension and Date Change of Special Meeting for DEIR for the Idaho Maryland Mine Project

PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PERIOD TIME EXTENSION: The Original Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) and Notice of Special Public meeting for the Idaho Maryland Mine Project was previously distributed to the public, interested individuals, and public agencies, on January 4, 2022, which started a 60-day public review and comment period.  This […]

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Draft EIR for Idaho-Maryland Mine project now available – 60-day comment period begins

The Draft EIR (SCH #2020070378) for the Idaho-Maryland Mine Project is now available for review. Public comment on this document is invited for a 60-day period commencing on January 4, 2022 and ending on March 4, 2022. For more information, the Notice of Availability, Draft EIR and other project materials, are now available for public review and […]

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River Fire Recovery Continues with Residential Master Plans Available for Property Owners

The Nevada County Community Development Agency (CDA), Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES), Nevada County Contractors’ Association (NCCA), teamed up with several local design professionals to provide preapproved residential master plans for property owners affected by the River Fire.   “We are proud to work with the CDA and OES to bring the community […]

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Trisha Tillotson Appointed as Nevada County’s Community Development Agency Director

Nevada County’s Public Works Director, Trisha Tillotson, has been appointed as Nevada County’s Community Development Agency (CDA) Director beginning June 27th. CDA includes Nevada County’s Agricultural Commissioner, Building, Environmental Health, Planning, and Public Works departments. “Our CDA Director oversees over 130 staff and important land-use and environmental services that are vital to the quality of […]

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California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Training by Nevada County Planning Department

Join Nevada County for an online community meeting introducing CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) to residents on Thursday, April 1, 2021 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CEQA is a statewide policy implemented for environmental protection. The CEQA law requirements mandate that state and local agencies to follow a protocol of analysis and public disclosure of […]

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Community Education on the Stay-at-Home Order remains the Top Priority Across All Nevada County Departments

April 22, 2020 – Nevada County, like the state, continues to be under a Stay-at-Home order. On April 15th, County of Nevada Public Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler issued a local Stay-at-Home order to help clarify local questions. Projections such as those found at www.covidactnow.org continue to warn against a surge of COVID-19 cases that […]

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Nevada County Board of Supervisors Approves Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

May 14, 2019 – On Tuesday, May 14th the Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved Nevada County’s Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance with a 4/5 vote. This comes after a multi-year community process starting in 2016 when 59% of Nevada County voters rejected Measure W, which proposed an ordinance banning outdoor cannabis cultivation. The cultivation ordinance […]

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Nevada County Cannabis Conversation: Permitting Workshop on Feb. 14

February 11, 2019 – Are you planning on completing commercial cultivation activity in Nevada County as a new or existing cannabis farmer and want to learn more about building and fire regulations for this type of activity? The Nevada County Building Department and Fire Planner will be hosting a Permitting Workshop on February 14th from […]

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Habitat for Humanity Homes Application Information Meetings, January 9th and 12th

January 1, 2019 – Join Nevada County Habitat for Humanity for an Application Information Meeting on Habitat Homes. Two Application Information Meetings will take place at the United Methodist Church in Grass Valley on Wednesday, January 9th, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 12th, at 1:00 p.m. Habitat Homes are affordable because they are built […]