Animal Confinement Facilities Plan and Ordinance Amendment (General Plan Amendment No. GPA 10-002)

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Animal Confinement Facilities Plan and Ordinance Amendment (General Plan Amendment No. GPA 10-002)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The County has established the areas appropriate for the construction and operation of bovine facilities which are within the following Agricultural zoning districts: A-1, AF, AE, AE-10, AE-20, AE-40, AE-80

Document Description
The Program/Project includes an amendment to the Environmental Resources Management Element (Chapter 8) of the Tulare County General Plan to update and replace the 2000 ACFP with this Animal Confinement Facilities Plan (ACFP). The ACFP is to update the way in which dairies and other bovine facilities are regulated by the County of Tulare to assure coordination and alignment with the procedures of other regulatory agencies. The Program/Project also includes a draft Dairy CAP intended to reduce GHG emissions from dairy and other bovine facilities.

Contact Information
Hector Guerra
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
5961 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277-9394

Phone : (559) 624-7121


Dinuba Exeter Farmersville Lindsay Porterville Tulare Visalia Woodlake
Cross Streets
State Highways
SRs, 43,63,65,99,137,198,190,201
Kaweah, Kings, St., John's Tule River, White Rivers

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Daries and bovine feedlots)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Resources Agency Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno)
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