Yosemite Avenue-Gardner Avenue to Hatch Road Annexation Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Merced
Document Title
Yosemite Avenue-Gardner Avenue to Hatch Road Annexation Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agricultural land/Agricultural Residential/Rural Residential Center
Document Description
The City is proposing to annex the entire 70-acre project site into the City limits. The project includes the University Village Merced student housing and retail component that proposes to provide off-campus student housing and commercial retail uses on a 30-acre portion of the site at the northeast corner of E. Yosemite Ave. and N. Gardner Ave. (Exhibit 2). No development is proposed on the remaining 40 acres that surround the 30-acre portion. The City is proposing land use and zoning designations of Urban Transition (U-T) and Low Density Residential (R-1-10) for this land. University Village Merced, LLC (project applicant) is requesting entitlements to allow construction of the student housing and retail component of the Project.

Contact Information

Bill King
Agency Name
City of Merced
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
E. Yosemite Ave/N. Gardner Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
060-570-009, -010, -11, -012, -013, -014, -056, -058, -059, -097, -098
Merced College, Merced HS, Chenoweth ES
Bear Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 330), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 66,000)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Prezone, Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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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