General Plan Update

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced, City of (City of Merced)
Document Title
General Plan Update
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Present Land Use
Multiple designations

Document Description
The Plan update will provide direction for development in the City of Merced over the next 20 years. The proposed project is located in central Merced County, California. The geographic area covered by the project includes the City limits of Merced, which is generally bounded by Mission Avenue to the south, Bellevue Road to the north, Lake Road to the east and Highway 59/Thornton Road to the west, and the Specific Urban Development Boundary, the 20-year development boundary which is generally bounded by Miles Creek on the south, Thornton Road/Franklin Road to the west, Lake Road, the Fairfield Canal and Kibby Road to the east, and a Section line to the north. The project proposes a mix of residential, commercial and land uses.

Contact Information
Kim Espinosa
City of Merced
678 W. 18th Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (209) 385-6858


37°10'55"N 120°17'32"W
Total Acres
State Highways
Merced Municipal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (9256 Units) Office (1269 Sq. Ft.) Commercial (1687 Sq. Ft.) Industrial (4100 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
General Plan Update
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency Office of Emergency Services, California California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 California Department of Conservation

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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