Bickford Ranch Marketplace

The proposed project would consist of a new 83,500-square foot (sf) commercial development, comprised of one grocery store, four retail buildings, one restaurant with a patio, and one restaurant with a drive thru. In addition, the development would include a fuel station with 18 concurrent fueling positions and a convenience store, as well as a total of 346 parking stalls. The proposed project would require approval of a General Plan Amendment (GPA), Rezone, Tentative Parcel Map, Conditional Use Permit, and two Minor Use Permits.

The 10-acre project site is located at the southeast corner of Sierra College Boulevard and State Route (SR) 193 in unincorporated Placer County, California, north of the Bickford Ranch Specific Plan (BRSP) boundaries and east of the City of Lincoln. The Placer County General Plan designates the site as Rural Residential and the site is zoned as Farm, combining minimum Building Site of 10 acres, combining Development Reserve (F-B-X-DR 10 ac. min.). The site is identified by Placer County Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 031-106-001.

Placer County is the lead agency for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Bickford Ranch Marketplace Project (proposed project) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 15082. The purpose of the Notice of Preparation (NOP) is to provide responsible agencies and interested persons with sufficient information to enable them to make meaningful comments regarding the scope and content of the EIR. Your timely comments will ensure an appropriate level of environmental review for the project.

Written comments should be submitted at the earliest possible date, but not later than 5:00 pm on August 11, 2021, to Shirlee Herrington, Environmental Coordination Services, Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive, Suite 190, Auburn, CA 95603, (530) 745-3132, fax (530) 745-3080, or [email protected].

In addition to the opportunity to submit written comments, a NOP scoping meeting will be held virtually via Zoom to inform interested parties about the proposed project, and to provide agencies and the public with an opportunity to provide comments on the scope and content of the EIR. Further information on the date and time of the scoping meeting is provided below.

EIR Scoping Meeting on the Bickford Ranch Marketplace Project

Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 10:00AM - Online only – No physical location


Phone: 1+ (877) 853 5247 or 1+ (888) 788 0099 | Webinar ID: 884 8389 1296

  1. NOP

Notice of Preparation of an EIR - Released 07/13/21