New Porterville Courthouse

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
Document Title
New Porterville Courthouse
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
The Administrative Office of the Courts proposes acquisition of parcels, construction of a new 9 courtroom courthouse, and operation of the proposed courthouse for the Superior Court of California, County of Tulare. The new courthouse will replace the court's current Porterville and Tulare facilities. The new courthouse will have approximately secured 10 parking spaces for the Superior Court and ~320 spaces for other staff and the public. The City of Porterville owns the site, and the Porterville Fairgrounds-Municipal Ballpark currently occupies the site.

Contact Information

Jerome Ripperda
Agency Name
Administrative Office of the Courts
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
E. Olive Ave / N. Plano St
Total Acres
Parcel #
07423045 & others
State Highways
SR 65, 190

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Development Types
Other (courthouse)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation

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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