Vanden Brink Dairy-Dairy Operation and Crop Production (PSP 05-120)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Vanden Brink Dairy-Dairy Operation and Crop Production (PSP 05-120)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
PLU: wheat farming Z: Agricultural/AE-40 (40 acre minimum) GP: Rural valley Lands Plan - Agricultural

Document Description
The proposed project is an expansion of an existing legal non-conforming dairy from 685 animal units (60 Holstein milk cows plus 100 support stock) to a maximum of 2,855 total animal units (2,000 Holstein milk cows plus 1300 support stock) on 72 acres if a 393 acre site in the AE-40 (Exclusive Agricutural - 4 acre minimum) Zone. The dairy facility will house the milking herd and the support stock in shaded freestalls and open corrals with flushed lanes. The balance of the site would remain in current agricutural production as farmable acres of wheat/corn silage (double cropped).

Contact Information
Jason LoBue
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Lead/Public Agency
5961 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277

Phone : (559) 624-7000


Cross Streets
14854 Avenue 120, Northwest corner of Avenue 120 and Road 52
Total Acres
Parcel #
300-070-003, 300-070-009 and 300-070-011
State Highways
Hwy 43
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Pixley

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Agricultural - Dairy Operation)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Septic System Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) 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) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)

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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