Merced 2020 Project - LRDP Amendment and Design Approval

23 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2008041009
Lead Agency
University of California, Merced
Document Title
Merced 2020 Project - LRDP Amendment and Design Approval
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The proposed LRDP amendment would revise the boundaries of the project site to include 27.65 acres south of Bellevue Road and eliminate 28.66 acres east of the Fairfield Canal. To accommodate the proposed site plan and organization of the buildings on the Project Site, a total of 27.55 acres would be re-designated to Campus Mixed Use: Athletics (8.46 acres), Passive Open Space (6.44 acres), Academic/Laboratory (11.93 acres), High Density Residential (0.72 acres). The project site area is currently occupied by three parking lots, an informal recreation field and undeveloped grazing land. The design approval is for a total of approx. 790,000 assignable sq. ft. This is comprised of 373,389 ASF of Teaching and Research facilities (3-4 stories), 1,700 beds of undergraduate housing in 4 buildings, a large dining facility, recreation facilities and parking (1,570 spaces including electric vehicle charging).

Contact Information
Phil Woods
University of California
1111 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5200

209-349-2561

Location

Cities
Merced
Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
Yosemite Avenue at Lake Road
Zip
95343
State Highways
SR140
Schools
UC Merced
Waterways
Le Grand Canal, Fairfield Canal
Other Location Info
Madera city

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
University of California
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
5200 North Lake Rd., Merced, CA 95340

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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