Folsom Center for Health Draft EIR

Draft EIR & Notice of Availability and Public Comment Opportunity

Public participation is an essential part of the CEQA process. UC Davis has released for public review the Draft EIR for the UC Davis Folsom Center for Health Master Plan as stated in the Notice of Availability (NOA) for a 45-day review period.

Public comment period is from March 30, 2022 to May 16, 2022

Where to Review the Draft EIR

The Draft EIR is available for review at the following locations:

Online: Please see below for links to the Draft EIR chapters.

Public Review Copies:

  • UC Davis Health Center, Facilities Design and Construction, 4800 Second Avenue, Suite 3010, Sacramento, CA 958178. 
  • UC Davis Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, 436 Mrak Hall on the UC Davis campus, Davis, CA 95616.
  • Reserves at Shields Library on the UC Davis campus, Davis, CA 95616.
  • Folsom Public Library, 411 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630

*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the locations listed above may have limited capacity or hours of operation. If you encounter difficulties accessing a physical copy of the Draft EIR, please contact Matt Dulcich at

Draft EIR Public Review and Comment Period

The 45-day public review period for the Draft EIR begins on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 and ends on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The purpose of the public review period is to provide the public an opportunity to review and comment on the UC Davis Folsom Center for Health Master Plan Draft EIR. Please send your written or electronic responses, with contact information for your agency or yourself, to the following address:

Matt Dulcich, AICP
Director of Environmental Planning
Campus Planning and Environmental Stewardship
University of California, One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Public and agency comments must be received no later than 5:00 PM on May 16, 2022.

Draft EIR Public Hearing

UC Davis will also conduct a virtual public hearing during the public comment period. The hearing objective is to provide a verbal comment opportunity for the public on the environmental impact details of the proposed project. The public hearing will be on April 14, 2022, beginning from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the hearing will be conducted via Zoom, an online video conferencing service. If you are interested in attending, please register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The public hearing is scheduled for the following date and time:

  • Thursday, April 14, 2022 starting at 4:30 p.m. online via Zoom webinar.
  • To register in advance for this Zoom webinar, please email Alex Tremblay at UC Davis Office of Environmental Planning:

UC Davis Folsom Center for Health Master Plan Draft EIR (18.4MB)

Please visit the prior scoping period overview and Notice of Preparation webpage for details regarding the December 2021 start of the CEQA effort for the UC Davis Folsom Center for Health Master Plan EIR.

CEQA EIR Process - Upcoming

  • Distribute Notice of Preparation – 1 December 2021
  • Scoping Meetings – 14 December 2021
  • Prepare Draft EIR - March 30, 2022
  • Public Review of Draft EIR – March 30 to May 16, 2022
  • Public Hearing on Draft EIR – April 14, 2022 at 4:30pm
  • Prepare Final EIR with responses to comments
  • UC Regents Review & Decision – July, 2022
  • Filed Notice of Determination – July 22, 2022