Special Use Permit No. PSP 14-065 - Barnes


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Special Use Permit No. PSP 14-065 - Barnes
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
Special Use Permit PSP 14-065 would allow a private school; an assemblage of people; housing for more than ten employees (or volunteers); an establishment for the curing, processing, packaging, packing, storage and shipping of agricultural products; and a winery. Surrounding properties to the north, south & east contain orchards, row crops and rural residences. To the west are orchards, rural residences and residential subdivisions. The project proposes a multi-purpose dining hall, a shop building, accessory buildings, ten mobile home spaces, 20 recreational vehicle spaces, restrooms, a produce processing building, apartments, classrooms and a student center. On-site resident staff/students may change from the current 24 students and 15 staff to 100 students and 50 staff in 20 years. The project would also include field and permanent crops, pasture, a leach field, a farm equipment storage yard and leasing adjacent farmland. The non-profit "Growing in Torah" training facility will operate from February 15-October 15 of each year. The assemblage of people use permit is for an annual campout for up to 400 people.

Contact Information

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


Cross Streets
Rd 142 / Ave 416
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 63
2.3 miles west of site
1500 feet west of site is Alta East Branch Canal
Other Location Info
East Orosi

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), 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 Water Resources, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Educational (private school, assemblage, ag-related)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation

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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