Jim and Carol Young are proposing a 345-unit Continuing Care Retirement Community
(CCRC) currently zoned for 72 units in unincorporated Auburn, Nevada County, California.
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According to the Rincon del Rio DEIR (pg 3.12-4), “the Draft Economic Analysis of
the Proposed Rincon del Rio Senior Housing Project in Nevada County, California (Applied
Development Economics 2009) indicates that as many as 60 to 70 percent of the proposed
project’s residents would be drawn from western Nevada County and that the project
is intended to serve existing Nevada County senior residents.” Is this prediction
The developer intends to change zoning regulations and Nevada County’s General Plan.
You may live near one of the 25 areas of Nevada County that meet the acreage criteria
for CCRCs per the proposed text amendments (Nevada County Rincon del Rio CCRC DEIR,
January 2012). Your neighborhood could be the next to be considered collateral damage
to any developer’s “vision.”
This is in our backyard for the moment, but a big development like Rincon del Rio
could be in your backyard next! Read more >>
For more information about your area and whether you live near a potential CCRC site,
visit the Keep Nevada County Rural website at www.KeepNevadaCountyRural.com. The
NCRRC is not affiliated with the Keep Nevada County Rural organization.