Land Use Appeals

To request a Board review of any final action taken by the County Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator, or Community Development Agency, access Nevada County Land Use and Development Code, Section L-II 5.12-5.15 (Appeals) and Section L-XXI 1.12 through 1.20 (California Environmental Quality Act:).

Review of Final Actions


Any applicant or interested party may file an appeal with the Board of Supervisors requesting review of any final action taken by various County Agencies. Such appeal shall be filed with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 calendar days from the date of the decision, except for recommendations on general plan amendments which by State law are subject to a 5 calendar day appeal period.


Filing Information


Filing shall include all information requested herein and shall be accompanied by the appropriate filing fee. The following required statements must contain sufficient explanation of the reasons for and matters being appealed in order to facilitate the Board of Supervisors initial determination as to the propriety and merit of the appeal. Any appeal which fails to provide an adequate statement may be summarily denied. The filing of such an appeal within the above stated time limit shall stay the effective date of the action until the Board of Supervisors has acted upon the appeal.

The appeal must include all information requested in the appeal form and be accompanied by the appropriate filing fee. Information in the appeal form must contain sufficient explanation of the reasons for and matters being appealed in order to facilitate the Board of Supervisors initial determination as to the propriety and merit of the appeal. Any appeal which fails to provide an adequate statement may be summarily denied.

The filing of an appeal within the stated time limit shall stay the effective date of the action until the Board of Supervisors has acted upon the appeal.

Forms

Forms can also be requested from the Clerk of the Board Office by phone at 530-265-1480 or by mail to:
Clerk of the Board
Eric Rood Administrative Center
950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 200
Nevada City, CA 95959


Document Notice


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