Silver Oak Dairy - Dairy Operation and Crop Production (PSP 05-083)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Silver Oak Dairy - Dairy Operation and Crop Production (PSP 05-083)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
PLU: Existing dairy, wheat/corn farming; Z: Agricultural/AE-40 (Exclusive Agricultural - 40 acre minimum) GPD: Rural Valley Lands Plan-Agricultural
Document Description
The proposed project is an expansion of an existing legal non-conforming dairy from 1,457.25 animal units (985 Holstein milk cows plus 653 support stock) to a maximum of 2,304.50 total animal units (1,000 Holstein milk cows plus 1,957 support stock) on 38 acres of a 283-acre site in the AE-40 (Exclusive Agricultural - 40 acre minimum) Zone. The dairy facility will house the milking herd and the support stock in shaded freestalls and open corrals with flushed lanes. The balance of the site would remain in current agricultural production as farmable acres of wheat/corn silage (double cropped).

Contact Information

Jason LoBue
Agency Name
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
8083 Ave 160 (near Road 80)
Total Acres
Parcel #
228-240-004, -008, -017
Tule River
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community:Tipton

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Agriculture (Dairy Operation)
Local Actions
Use Permit
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, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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