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 of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Agricultural - Dairy Operation)
Local Actions
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
State 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 (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)

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