Agricultural land/agricultural Residential/Rural Residential Center
The project includes a total of 70 acres with approximately 30 acres designated for The Crossings Mixed-Use Housing and Commercial development. The EIR will evaluate potential environmental effects associated with implementation of The Crossings Housing and Commercial component of the proposed project on a project level, consistent with Section 15161 of the CEQA Guidelines. The remaining 40-acre portion will be evaluated on a program level, consistent with Section 15168 of the CEQA Guidelines. In December 2016, as the Lead Agency, the City of Merced (City) issued a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Yosemite Avenue - Gardner Avenue to Hatch Road Annexation Project (proposed project). The City also held a public scoping meeting on December 15, 2016.
See NOC for Full Details.
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Prezone, Annexation
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
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