Lassen County Planning Commission holds public hearing

The Lassen County Planning Commission solicits the aid of public agencies and the general public in consideration of the following item:

Applicant: Emily Jane Rosenberg, Trustee (Lillian Jane Deas Trust et al.).

File: Rezone #2019-002

Project and Zoning: Proposal to rezone two parcels of approximately 560 acres from U-C-2 (Upland Conservation/Resource Management District) to T-P-Z (Timber Production Zone District).

According to Government Code Section 51115, parcels zoned as “timberland production” shall be zoned so as to restrict their use to the growing and harvesting of timber and other compatible uses (see below for a discussion regarding other “compatible uses”).

According to the Forest Management Plan submitted with this rezone application, the property is vegetated with a mix of lodgepole pine, Jeffrey pine, white fir, perennial grass meadow, and aspen habitat types.

Location: The project site is located at Upper Stevens Meadow in the Lassen National Forest, approximately two miles northeast of Silver Lake near the Caribou Wilderness Area (approximately 20 miles north of Westwood).

A.P.N.: 085-080-06 and 085-120-03.

Staff Contact: Stefano Richichi, senior planner.

As the advisory body to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in the Veterans Hall, 1205 Main Street, Susanville, and then make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding the proposed project. A public hearing will be held by the Board of Supervisors at a future date. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting and be heard, or to submit comments to the Department of Planning and Building Services, 707 Nevada Street, Suite 5, Susanville, CA 96130.