Allensworth Corporation - Rabbit meat raising operation and vegetable crop production

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Allensworth Corporation - Rabbit meat raising operation and vegetable crop production
Document Type
CON - Early Consultation

Document Description
Assessor's Parcel Numbers 333-370-010 (rabbitry) 333-390-033, 333-400-001 and 002 (vegetable production). A Special Use Permit to establish a commercial rabbit farm for meat production, on an 8.36 acre site and 49.45 acres (5 small parcels) of vegetable production, totaling 57.8 acres. At full built out, the project will include 9,200 rabbits to be housed in rabbit barns - 40 barns are proposed with 50 cages per barn, approximately 4 rabbits per cage; 1 office; 10-15 employees at full production; 2 vertical food storage tanks; vermiculture (worm) composting operation; and vegetable production. Rabbits will be shipped live from the site. No onsite slaughter proposed. Deceased rabbits will be picked up by a rendering service. Manure will be removed from the barns monthly and composted in the vermiculture section.

Contact Information
Karen Dennis
Tulare County
5961 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277-9394




Notice of Completion

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Development Type
Other (Rabbit Farming)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 6 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery
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