South County Detention Facility

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012101062
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
South County Detention Facility
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Present Land Use
The northern portion of the proposed Project lies within the jurisdiction of the County of Tulare. Z: AE-20 (Exclusive Agriculture - 20 acre minimum). Located within the Urban Development Boundary (UDB) and the Urban Area Boundary (UAB) of the City of Porterville. County of Tulare GPD: Agricultural Jurisdiction within City of Porterville: LU: Agricultural, Z: Industrial, GPD: Industrial
Document Description
The proposed project is a new maximum security Type II facility with 250 cell double occupancy units (500 beds) and 14 special use beds for total of 514 beds. In addition to the main detention facility, the proposed project will also include support service components such as administrative offices, intake, infirmary, kitchen, laundry, storage, and two off-street parking lots on ~15.0 acres of the 36.27 acre site. The proposed project would employ up to 172 staff working around the clock over several different shifts with the highest number of staff working between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Approximately 17 to 25 visitors are anticipated per day. The site is currently under agricultural production with a portion located within an incorporated area of the City of Porterville (36.27 gross acres) another portion within an unincorporated area of the County of Tulare (39.0 gross acres). This project is proposed in order to anticipate and meet the demand of increases in projected inmate housing needs.

Contact Information

Name
Hector Guerra
Agency Name
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Porterville
Counties
Tulare
Cross Streets
NW Corner, Newcomb Street and Scranton Avenue, Porterville, CA
Zip
93257
Total Acres
75.27
Parcel #
302-080-065 & 066
State Highways
SR 190, SR 65
Railways
No
Airports
Porterville Municipal
Schools
Porterville USD
Township
22S
Range
27E
Section
4
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Industrial (Acres 75.27, Employees 172), Waste Treatment:Other
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Conservation (DOC)

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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