Use Permit Application No. PLN2017-0059 - Ag-Air Inc.

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Stanislaus County
Document Title
Use Permit Application No. PLN2017-0059 - Ag-Air Inc.
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PLU:Single family dwelling, ag storaged building, irrigated pasture; Z: A-2-40; GPD: AG
Document Description
This is a request to establish an agricultural aerial application (crop dusting) business and private heliport on a 49.97 acre parcel in the A-2-40 zoning district. A max of two helicopters are proposed to be stored in an existing 6434 sf ag storage building. A 5,445 sf landing helipad is attached to the west side of the ag storage building. The property also includes a 2,400 sf covered parking structure. Pesticides are delivered to each jobsite or will be delivered to the site in sealed containers and will be located onto nurse trucks and delivered to job sites. Equipment associated with the business, stored on-site, includes two helicopters, two nurse trucks (California "C" 2000 gallon water tender mix trucks, classified as agricultural support vehicles), a small 400 gallon mix trailer, a pick-up truck, and two forklifts. General maintenance and minor repairs on equipment associated with the business will be conducted in the ag storage building. The operation includes a total of two pilots and one seasonal loader. The operation serves farms in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Sacramento Counties. On average the business operates 100-150 days per year, which includes a maximum of 2-3 spray jobs per day, and a maximum of one flight to and from site per day.

Contact Information

Kristin Doud
Agency Name
Stanislaus County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Modesto, Oakdale
Cross Streets
26 Mile Rd, and Dodds Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
South San Joaquin Irrigation District Canal, Woodward Reservoir
Other Information
Valley Home

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 10 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Local Actions
Use Permit

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