Notice of Draft EIR for Dorado Oaks

August 26, 2021


Release of Draft EIR...DORADO OAKS

Despite this current crisis, life does go on.  I also recognize that this housing project has a lot of public interest, so I look forward to you being engaged in the process forward.  To that end, I wanted to make you aware of the opening of the Public Review Period on the Draft EIR for the Dorado Oaks Tentative Subdivision Map Project.  The Notice of Availability is detailed below as well as the links to the documents for your review.




The Draft EIR has been released for a 60-day public comment period beginning on August 18, 2021 and ending October 18, 2021. All written and public agency comments on the Draft EIR must be received by 5:00 PM on October 18, 2021.

Comments should be submitted in writing to the attention of Tom Purciel, El Dorado County Planning and Building Department – Planning Division, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA 95667.   Comments may be submitted via email to Comments submitted via email must either be included in the body text of the message or as an attachment in Microsoft® Word or Adobe® PDF format. Comments may also be submitted via fax to (530) 642-0508 or delivered in person and directed to: El Dorado County Planning and Building Department - Planning Division, Attention: Tom Purciel.  Please include the name of the contact person of your agency, if applicable.

Please limit your comments to the issues addressed in the Draft EIR and the potential environmental impacts that may result from project implementation related to those issues. Keep in mind that comments should focus on the potential environmental impacts of the project based on the Draft EIR, and not the positive or negative attributes of the project itself. Comments pertaining to the impact analysis, criteria and thresholds, mitigation measures, and alternatives presented in the Draft EIR will be considered by the County during preparation of a Final EIR. The Final EIR will include copies of the comments received on the Draft EIR, and the County’s responses to those comments.

Link to Notice of Availability for Draft EIR

Link to County Website (Dorado Oaks Tentative Subdivision Map Project DEIR and Appendices A-1 can be found under Announcements)

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Supervisor Wendy Thomas  District 3

If you have any questions, call my office: 530.621.5652