Hilmar Cheese Company Facility Expansion Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Hilmar Cheese Company Facility Expansion Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture/A-1 General Agriculture/Agriculture (A)

Document Description
The proposed project consists of an application for a modification to existing CUP #08-011 to allow for the expansion of an existing facility located at 9001 North Lander Avenue in Hilmar, CA. The project also includes a sphere of influence amendment and an annexation of the southern portion of the project site to be included within the Hilmar County Water District (involving only the 34 acre parcel located south of August Road). The project site consists of the existing HCC facility and agricultural land. The proposed project consists of two new administration buildings, a cream processing facility, expansion of the existing cold storage building, a solar facility, a stormwater retention pond, wet well, parking, expansion of existing renewable energy recovery system, relocated stormwater retention pond, pedestrian crossing, and relocated driveway.

Contact Information
David Gilbert
Merced County Planning and Community Development Dept
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (209) 385-7645


37°25'7.60"N 120°51'7.29"W
Cross Streets
Lander, August
Total Acres
Parcel #
045-140-066, 045-140-086, 045-149
State Highways
SR 165
Hilmar High; Elim ES
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Hilmar

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (349,000 Sq. Ft., 123 Acres, 83 Employees)
Local Action
Use Permit Annexation
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 Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 10

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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