Winton Community Plan Update

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
County of Merced, Department of Community and Economic Development
Document Title
Winton Community Plan Update
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Residential, commercial, industrial, institutional/public uses, recreation
Document Description
The proposed project will serve as the long-range vision and land use strategy plan for guiding development within the unincorporated Community of Winton in Merced County. In addition to land use, the Community Plan Update addresses circulation, noise, and public services. In addition, a Community Character a nd Design Guidelines chapter is included. The proposed Community Plan Update does not include any specific development projects.

Contact Information

Diana Lowrance
Agency Name
Merced County Community and Economic Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Northern California, Unincorporated
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 99, 2 miles to the west
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Castle Airport
Winfield, Sparkes & Crookham elementary schools; Winton Middle
6 S
12 E

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 Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), 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 Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Residential (Units 4,652, Acres 932), Office (Sq. Ft. 1.02 million, Acres 93), Commercial (Sq. Ft. 726,000, Acres 51), Industrial (Sq. Ft. 68,000, Acres 9), Educational (4 elementary; 1 middle ), Recreational (45 acres of community and neighborhood parks)
Local Actions
Community Plan
Project Issues
None identified


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