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WHAT IS THE STATUS OF FARMSTEAD?

NEWS:

Click here to read about the City of Vacaville hearings and resolutions.

NOW:  

If our efforts to meet with neighbors have not reached you, and you are unclear about the facts of this project, please read our FAQs page. It is a continually updated collection of all the neighbor questions voiced to date, organized by topic. The City of Vacaville web page for Farmstead contains all the official application documents. If you have any additional questions, please contact us.

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APPROVAL PROCESS:

City Planning:  The property requires approvals for a vesting tentative map that include rezoning the property by way of a Planned Development, and certification of the appropriate California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) document.

City Council:  The tentative map approval will require a majority vote of the City Council.

Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO): The Solano County LAFCO Staff confirmed this property will be processed by the City of Vacaville concurrently with the Farmstead site vesting tentative map approvals and California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) documentation as one of the last remaining islands of agricultural land surrounded by residential uses.

SCHEDULE:

Planning permits:  we plan to have the project in front of the City Council by early 2019

Building permits:  we plan to propose architectural plans (house plans) in Fall of 2019

Land Development:  we plan to begin site work in Winter of 2019

Home Construction:  we plan to begin home construction in Winter of 2020

Model Homes:  we plan to make them available for viewing in Spring of 2021

Community Opening:  we hope to make the homes completed for move-in in Spring 2022


PAST: 

  • The Planning Commission voted to recommend against project approval, on the basis of the density of homes planned for the site, citing concerns over school capacity, transportation, and water.  The project is expected to be considered by the Vacaville City Council on November 13 - https://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us

  • The Public Hearing at the City of Vacaville took place on October 16th, 2018 - https://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us

  • CALL FOR PARK NAMES - closed.

  • Neighborhood Open House - Monday, June 18rd, 4:00 - 8:00 PM, Orchard Baptist Church, 301 N. Orchard Avenue.

  • Monthly Meeting of the Community Services Commission: May 2nd, at 7 PM.

  • Neighborhood Open House - Monday, April 23rd, 4:00 - 8:00 PM, Orchard Baptist Church, 301 N. Orchard Avenue.

  • Filed Application was submitted to the City of Vacaville at the end of April.