Penn Valley Area Municipal Advisory Council

Penn Valley Area MAC Boundaries_County Wide

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About 

On March 28, 2017, the Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 17-144 creating the Penn Valley Area Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) with an effective date of July 1, 2017 as a pilot program for two years. On June 27, 2017, the Board also adopted Resolution 17-362 amending Resolution to include two (2) alternate members to the MAC. The MAC is a formal council that is established for the sole purpose of advising the District IV Supervisor, the Planning Department and Board of Supervisors on development and land use issues that are located within District IV boundaries that are within either the Western Gateway Parks and Recreation District or the Penn Valley Fire District. On March 27, 2018, the Board adopted Resolution 18-119 making the two alternate members of the MAC regular members raising the total membership from 7 regular members to 9 regular members. Shortly thereafter, on May 8, 2018, the Board of Supervisors ratified the MAC's Bylaws via Resolution 18-180. And on December 11, 2018, the Board adopted Resolution 18-612 at the request of Supervisor Hank Weston to remove the provision of the MAC as a two-year pilot program and to make the MAC Nevada County's first permanent municipal advisory council. 

Resolution 17-144           Resolution 17-362

Resolution 18-119           Resolution 18-180 (Bylaws)

Resolution 18-612

Penn Valley Area MAC Members

Membership Roster

Penn Valley Area MAC Written Recommendations/Correspondence Letters

Recommendation and Comments in Response to the Initial Distribution/Project Description of Pilot Peak Brewery: An application requesting a Conditional Use Permit to convert an existing building into a restaurant and brewery at 17786 Penn Valley Drive; PLN19-0107; CUP19-0011 (7/24/2019)

Recommendation and Comments in Response to the Application requesting a General Plan Amendment, Zone Change and Use Permit to allow use of the former Pleasant Valley Elementary School campus as a non-profit center by the Penn Valley Community Church; PLN19-0022; GPA19-001; RZN19-0001; CUP19-0002 (3/27/2019)

Recommendation and Comments in Response to the Proposed text amendments to the Nevada County Zoning Ordinance to bring the Code into compliance with state building laws for accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and transitional and supportive housing (2/20/2019)

Recommendation and Comments in Response to the Third Distribution/Project Description - Caldwell Application:  PLN18-0023; CUP18-0009; MGT18-0018&-0019; AAM18-002; EIS18-0012 (11/13/2018)

Recommendation and Comments in Response to the Second Distribution/Project Description - Madalynne Caldwell - Use Permit Revised Application for Special Events; PLN18-0023; CUP18-0009; EIS18-0012 (8/27/2018)

Recommendation and Comments in Response For a Use Permit Application to the Zoning Administrator to convert an existing 3,440 square foot commercial building on a site shared with residential mobile homes from a general store to self-storage use and allow interior tenant improvements PLN18-0061; CUP18-0013 (8/2/2018)

Recommendations and Comments in Responses to Request For Comments on proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments to Further Incentive the Development of Accessory Dwelling Units; PLN18-0070; ORD18-1 (7/20/2018)

Recommendation and Comments in Response For Pre-Application Review PRE18-004 (7/20/2018)

Recommendation and Comments for Proposed text amendments to the Nevada County Zoning Ordinance to bring the Code into Compliance with state housing laws for accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and transitional and supportive housing (9/8/2017)

Recommendation and Comments on Proposed Zoning Code Amendments - Agritoursim (8/22/2018 _unsigned)  


Penn Valley Area MAC Boundaries

The Penn Valley Area MAC boundaries incorporate the boundaries of the Western Gateway Regional Recreation & Park District and the Penn Valley Fire Protection District to the extent and only within the boundaries of the Supervisorial District IV.  Therefore, if a resident must live within District IV and either live within the Western Gateway Regional Recreation & Park District or the Penn Valley Fire Protection District top be included within the MAC's boundaries.

Penn Valley Area MAC Boundaries_Close Up

Get Involved

If you are interested in serving on the MAC and have any questions, please contact the Clerk of the Board at clerkofboard@co.nevada.ca.us or by calling (530) 265-1480. The maximum number of MAC members is 9  members. Once applications have been received and individuals are selected by District IV Supervisor Susan Hoek, their appointment will be approved by the Board of Supervisors. Applicants must be a permanent resident located within the MAC boundaries. Please note that members will be required to file a Financial Disclosure Statement and comply with any and all applicable laws. All newly appointed and reappointed members will be required to sign an Oath of Office prior to serving.