University Community Plan and Area Plan

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
University Community Plan and Area Plan
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
Present Land Use
Agricultural / General Agriculture, Exclusive Agriculture, Agricultural Residential / Agriculture

Document Description
The UCP will establish physical plans and will provide a policy framework for specific development and infrastructure improvements in the approximately 2,000-acre University Community Plan area. The Area Plan will provide policies to address the relationship between the UCP and adjacent lands and their uses.

Contact Information
Robert E. Smith
Merced County
Lead/Public Agency
3450 C Street, Suite B
Atwater, CA 95301

Phone : (209) 725-3700


Cross Streets
Lake Road / Yosemite Avenue / Bellevue Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
60020007, 60010001, 60060005, 60050032
State Highways
140, 59
Merced Community College, Cruickshank Middle School,
Black Rascal Creek
Other Information
Schools: Peterson Elementary School, Chenoweth Elementary School.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (Units 11,600, Acres 1,560) Office (Acres 120) Commercial (Acres 65) Educational (120 Acres) Recreational (170 Acres) Transportation:Local Road
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Community Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Resources Agency Department of Water Resources California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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