The NewBridge Specific Plan (NewBridge) application was accepted and
initiated by the Board on February 7, 2012. NewBridge encompasses
approximately 1,095 acres, consisting of 853 acres owned by East Sacramento
Ranch (ESR), 132 acres owned by Triangle Rock/Vulcan Minerals, and 110 acres
clustered in the southwest corner of the Specific Plan area owned by a number
of individuals. The application includes requests for General Plan Amendments
to move the Urban Policy Area (UPA) and amend the Land Use Diagram,
Transportation Diagram and Bikeway Master Plan; a Community Plan Amendment to
create a Specific Plan Area; adoption of a Specific Plan; adoption of a
Development Agreement; approval of an Affordable Housing Plan, and; adoption of
a Public Facilities Financing Plan. The application does not include
requests to rezone or subdivide the land, nor does this application include the
relocation of the Rendering Plant. The relocation of the Rendering Plant
will occur under a separate planning application.
The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) was published on July 27, 2018. The review period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report began July 27, 2018 and ended on September 10, 2018.
The Project was heard by the Vineyard Community Planning Advisory Council on August 7, 2018 recommended approval at a 4-2 vote) and by the Cordova Community Planning Advisory Council on August 16, 2018 (recommended approval at a 7-2 vote). On December 9, 2019, the County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the Draft EIR and Project and voted to recommend approval to the Board of Supervisors, 4 yes - 0 no - 1 absent. The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the Final EIR and Project on September 1, 2020.
Additional hearing materials can be found on the Board of Supervisors agenda. All other project materials can be found in the Planning Projects Viewer
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