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Planning Department


915 8th Street, Suite 123, Marysville, CA 95901

(530) 749-5470 Fax - (530) 749-5434



Quick Facts: 
  • Approved by the Board of Supervisors in December, 1993
  • Elevations range from 250 ft in the westerly portion to almost 1,300 ft in the easterly portion
  • Historic Communities of Timbuctoo and Smartsville
  • 3,700 acre portion of the Spenceville Recreation and Wildlife Refuge is also located in the Plan area
  • River Highlands Community Service District oversees major infrastructural components for the Community Plan
  • Key Plan Policies:  2 dwellings units/acre max, minimum 25% open space, areas with slopes in excess of 25% are excluded from development, centerline setbacks of 125 ft are to be maintained on all creeks identified as 'blueline' creeks, 50 ft setback to dashed bluelines, dense oak tree groves are excluded from development (oaks removed during development must be replaced)


Land Use Designations

Environmental Impact Report River Highlands Community Plan

Draft Environmental Impact Report


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