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Draft Tahoe Valley Area Plan and Notice of Preparation of an EIR/EIS

The City is pleased to announce the release of the Draft Tahoe Valley Area Plan and the Notice of Preparation for public review and comment.

The Notice of Preparation is being issued jointly by the City of South Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and meets California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) noticing requirement. Both the City and TRPA have determined that the proposed project will need a detailed environmental impact analysis and are preparing a joint EIR/EIS to inform agency decision makers about the potential environmental effects of the proposed Tahoe Valley Area Plan. This joint document will serve as an EIR prepared by the City of South Lake Tahoe pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and an EIS prepared by TRPA pursuant to its Compact, Chapter 3 of the Code of Ordinances, and Article 6 of the Rules of Procedures. The purpose of this NOP is to inform agencies and the general public that this environmental document is being prepared for this project and to invite specific comments on its scope and content.

In compliance with the time limits mandated by TRPA and CEQA, responses should be sent at the earliest possible date, but not later than July 10, 2014 to the City of South Lake Tahoe. If you represent a public agency, private firm or other entity, please indicate a contact person on your response. Duplicate responses to both lead agencies are not required. In addition to the opportunity to submit written comments, public scoping meetings are being conducted to provide an opportunity to learn more about the proposed project and to express oral comments about the content of the EIR/EIS. The scoping meetings will be held at the following times and locations:
In addition to the public scoping meeting scheduled above, the NOP has been scheduled on TRPA’s Governing Board Consent Agenda. The Governing Board meeting will be held at the following time and location:

June 25, 2014

Meeting Begins at 9:30 AM
TRPA Governing Board
TRPA Board Rooms
128 Market Street
Stateline, NV 89449

Click HERE to view the Draft Tahoe Valley Area Plan dated June 4, 2014.

Ckick HERE to view the Notice of Preparation for public review and comment dated June 4, 2014.