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DRAFT General Plan EIR 
<Released April 08, 2010>

2010-06-08 updated

Welcome to the DRAFT EIR homepage.  Here, you can download the complete Draft EIR or view/download a particular chapter.  Please submit your comments to us on or before June 08, 2010.  There is also a special public hearing being held at the Planning Commission meeting of April 22, 2010 where you can provide oral or written comments regarding this Draft EIR.  How else can you view this information? 

  1. You can request a CD to be mailed to you (what's on the CD?).  Just send an email to dsgeneralplan@buttecounty.net and provide your mailing information.
  2. You can call Dan Breedon at 530-538-7629 and request a CD be mailed to you.
  3. You can stop by any of the six Butte County libraries and view a printed copy of the complete Draft EIR.
  4. You can stop by our office at 7 County Center Drive in Oroville between 8 am and noon and we'll provide you with a CD for FREE.
2010-06-08 Compilation of all comments received on Butte County General Plan 2030 Draft EIR
2010-08-19 General Plan 2030 Policies Required for CEQA
Draft EIR (Entire Document) April 8, 2010

Entire Draft EIR (42 MB PDF)


Draft EIR (Individual Chapters) April 8, 2010


Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Report Summary

3. Project Description

4. Environmental Evaluation

4.1 Aesthetics

4.2 Agriculture

4.3 Air Quality

4.4 Biological Resources

4.5 Cultural Resources

4.6 Geology, Soils, and Mineral Resources

4.7 Hazards and Safety

4.8 Hydrology and Water Quality

4.9 Land Use

4.10 Noise

4.11 Population and Housing

4.12 Public Services and Recreation

4.13 Transportation and Circulation

4.14 Utilities

4.15 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

5. Alternatives to the Proposed Project

6. CEQA Required Assessment Conclusions

7. List of Preparers

Appendix A: Air Quality Technical Information: Carbon Monoxide Modeling

Appendix B: Air Quality Technical Information: Criteria Pollutant Modeling

Appendix C: Additional Environmental Protections

Appendix D: Current and Projected Noise Contour Maps

Appendix E: Airport Noise Contour Maps from 2000 Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan

Appendix F: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and Forecast Methodology

Additional Documents

DRAFT Butte County General Plan 2030 <Updates through January 21, 2010 - 68 MEG FILE> This is the most current version of the DRAFT General Plan and should be used in conjunction with the Draft EIR review.

Setting & Trends Report (August 2, 2007 - 45 MB PDF) NOTE:  Corrections Addendum Added on April 08, 2010

Amendments/Corrections to the Setting & Trends Report (February 18, 2010 - 2 MB PDF)



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