Sutter Pointe includes approximately 7,500 acres of land located in the southeast portion of Sutter County, within the 9,500-acre IndustrialCommercial Reserve designated in Sutter County’s General Plan (see Exhibit 1.1). The Plan area is located primarily on agricultural land. Existing land uses are agricultural, composed mostly of rice fields, and industrial, including a 50-acre Sysco Corporation warehousing and distribution center and a Holt Tractor Manufacturing facility (see Exhibit 1.2). Surrounding existing and planned developments include Sacramento International Airport, Metro Airpark, and the Greenbriar Specific Plan to the southwest, the Placer Vineyards Specific Plan and Rio Linda/Elverta Specific Plan to the east, and the Natomas Joint Vision development area to the south.
The Specific Plan area is generally bounded by Natomas Road on the east, the Sacramento-Sutter County line on the south, and, at its westernmost point, Power Line Road; the northern boundary is approximately 4 miles north of the SacramentoSutter County line. State Route (SR) 99/70 divides the southern portion of the Specific Plan area. Pleasant Grove Creek Canal and the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal form the eastern boundary of the project site.
Sutter Pointe Specific Plan creates a community with a heavy emphasis on jobs featuring approximately 3,600 acres of commercial and industrial employment uses, 2,900 acres for new homes, and 1,000 acres of parks, recreation, open space, and community facilities to accommodate the new population.