General Plan Amendment No. 15-006 to Update the Strathmore Community Plan

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015021047
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
General Plan Amendment No. 15-006 to Update the Strathmore Community Plan
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
The community of Strathmore is located on the east side of the San Joaquin Valley near the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the southeastern area of Tulare County. The community is situated approximately five miles southeast of Visalia, the County seat and largest city of the County and 70 miles southeast of Fresno. SR 65 is located within the westerly portion of the community, and SR 99 is located approx. 17 miles west of the SR 65. both of these highway serve as primary regional access routes to the area. The community of Strathmore is an unincorporated area of approx. 2,500 persons. Strathmore is an agricultural community which is served by the San Joaquin Valley Railroad (formerly Southern Pacific Railroad) and is surrounded on the north, west, east, and south by lands in agricultural production.

Document Description
The Proposed Community Planning Study Area consists of approx. 1,000 acres and the area is generally south of Avenue 200, west of the Firant-Kern Canal of Avenue 190 and immediately east and west of SR 65. The purpose of the Proposed Plan is to provide direction for the Tulare County Resource Management Agency, Board and Planning Commission in the implementation of methods and procedures to satisfy the needs of the residents and business community in the development of a viable and active commercial and industrial base Strathmore.

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

Phone : (559) 624-7121

Location

Coordinates
36°8'44"N 119°'38"W
Counties
Tulare
Total Acres
2064
State Highways
Hwy 65
Schools
Strathmore Elementary
Township
20S
Range
27
Section
varies
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Pixley

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Community Plan Other Action Other Action: Amend Zone Ordinance
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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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