Yosemite Ranch Estates

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Yosemite Ranch Estates
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Land Use: Agricultural, Orchard & Seasonal Crops /Zoning: A-1, R-1, R-2 /General Plan Des.: Agriculture, Residential Reserve, Low-Density Res.

Document Description
The General Plan amendment would include changing the land use designation of four (4) parcels, totaling 40.9 acres, within the project area from Agricultural to "Le grand SUDP Low Density Residential" and changing the land use designation of five (5) parcels, totaling 20.4 acres, within the project area from Residential Reserve to Low Density Residential. The rezone would include changing the zoning designation of five (5) parcels, totaling 45.7 acres, and a portion of a sixth parcel (approximately 6.55 acres), from A-1 (General Agricultural) to R-1 (Single-Family residential) and changing the zoning designation of three (3) parcels totaling 2.5 acres and a portion of a fourth parcel (approximately 6.55 acres) from R-2 (Two-family Residential) to R-1 (Single-Family Residential). Approval of the proposed 289 +/- lot tentative subdivision map (287 residential lots, a storm water detention basin lot and a park/domestic water well lot) would be predicated on approval of the described general plan, zone change, and SUDP boundary amendments. The proposed project would enable construction of approximately 287 new single-family homes addressing projected housing demand in southeastern Merced County.

Contact Information
James Holland
County of Merced Planning & Community Development Dept.
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (209) 385-7654


37°13'22.2"N 120°14'54.9"W
Cross Streets
Le Grand Road and McKee Street
Total Acres
Union Pacific
Le Grand Elementary School and High School
Mariposa Creek / Deadman Creek
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Le Grand

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (287 Units, 62.4 Acres)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Subdivision Other Action Other Action: CSD Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Greenhouse Gas/Global Climate Change
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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