Villa Burano Area Plan

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Banos
Document Title
Villa Burano Area Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agriculture/Agriculture/Low Density Residential
Document Description
The proposed project includes the following components: annexation, area plan, general plan amendment, and pre-zoning and zone change. The proposed land uses include single-family residential, neighborhood commercial, and parks. the smallest of the three parcels within the area plan, 82-12-04, is already located withi the city limits. the proposed project includes anexation of the remaining parcels, totaling approximately 114.5 acres. The general plan amendment is for two acres of the site to change the land use designation from Low Density residential to Neighborhood Commercial. Existing County of Merced zoning is A-1 Agriculture. The northernmost parcel already located within the city limits has a zoning designation of Public Development (PD) and the commercial portion to Neighborhood Commercial (C-N). The proposal also includes a zone change for the parcel cirrently eithin the city limits from public Facilities (PF) to Planned Development (PD).

Contact Information

Fred Goodrich
Agency Name
City of Los Banos
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Banos
Cross Streets
Place Road, extension of Ward Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
82-12-04, 82-12-08, 08-12-33
State Highways
152, 156
Los Banos JH, Miano Elementary, San Luis HS
San Luis canal, Arroyo Canal

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 634, Acres 93.78), Commercial (Acres 2), Recreational (Park 10.74 acres), Other (Ward Road 8.91 acres)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Prezone, Annexation, Area Plan
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Wildlife

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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