95959 | 06/11/2021 | Ad id: 4-0000694570-01

NEVADA COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, June 24 at 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, the Nevada County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the following project: 1:30 p.m. PLN20-0087; AAP20-0005; DVP20-1; EIS20-0003; The project as proposed is a combined application for a Development Permit (DVP20-1) to construct a proposed Fuel Station with four (4) self-service pump islands and eight (8) fueling positions adjacent the existing Holiday Market Grocery Store. Development would consist of the construction of a proposed approximately 4,524-square-foot Fuel Station canopy that would be approximately 22 feet in height for the Fuel Station and the installation of two (2) underground fuel storage tanks, consisting of one (1) 15,000-gallon tank for regular unleaded fuel and one (1) 12,000-gallon tank (split between 6,000 gallons for premium unleaded and 6,000 gallons for diesel). The proposed Fuel Station would be constructed within an existing approximately 20,000-square-foot area of the project site that has been graded, compacted with gravel and landscaped that is located south of the existing Holiday Market Grocery Store, which is contained within an existing approximately 50,000-square-foot building area that was approved for development as part of the Higgins Marketplace. Additional development of the Fuel Station would consist of the construction of associated signage for the proposed Fuel Station. The project as proposed also includes a request to amend the previously approved Use Permit, U04-019 (AAP20-0005), to recognize the reduction in the size of the Holiday Market Grocery Store, from approximately 50,000 square feet to approximately 30,000 square feet. The Higgins Marketplace project was originally approved by the Nevada County Board of Supervisors on August 18, 2009 (EIR04-001, GP04-005, Z04-012, PM04-020, U04-019). APN: 057-260-024. RECOMMENDED ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Approve an Addendum (EIS20-0003) to the certified Final Higgins Marketplace Environmental Impact Report (EIR04-001, SCH# 2005022022) pursuant to Section 15164 of the California Environmental Act Guidelines. RECOMMENDED PROJECT ACTION: Approve the Amendment to the Approved Permit (AAP20-0005), and Development Permit (DVP20-1) PLANNER: Matt Kelley, Senior Planner Pursuant to Governor Gavin Newsom's Executive Order pertaining to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of Nevada will hold its regularly scheduled meeting of the Planning Commission by remote. The Planning Commission will attend the meeting and participate to the same extent as if they were present. For information on how to participate in the public hearing, please see the Agenda, which will be available at least five (5) days before the meeting at Members of the public may also provide public comment by email, U.S. Mail, or through our eComment system at You may also provide comment via email to the Planning Department at Email Me. Seven (7) days prior to the hearing, all documents pertaining to the proposed actions, Staff Reports and other supporting documents will be available for public review and can be found online at 517/Projects-Scheduled-for-Public-Meeting. You have the right to attend the Planning Commission meeting and public hearing to provide oral testimony and comment, and/or to submit written materials regarding the potential actions. The Planning Commission Chair may place reasonable restrictions on the time allowed to any person to speak on these matters. Any person speaking on behalf of an organization or group who wishes additional time must have a written statement signed by an officer of that organization stating that she/he is authorized to speak on behalf of that body, and that she/he is relaying the majority thinking thereof. If you challenge the Planning Commission's determinations or decisions in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at or prior to the public hearing. NEVADA COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Brian Foss, Ex-Officio Secretary By: Shannon Paulus, Clerk to the Planning Commission Publication: June 11, 2021 Ad #0000694570