General Plan Amendment & Rezone Application No. PLN2018-0081 - Libitzky Management Corporation

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Stanislaus County
Document Title
General Plan Amendment & Rezone Application No. PLN2018-0081 - Libitzky Management Corporation
Document Type
CON - Early Consultation
Present Land Use
Orchard and vacant land8A-2-10 (General Agriculture)/Urban Transition (UT)

Document Description
Request to amend the General Plan and zoning designations of a 17.16-acre parcel from Urban Transition and A-2-10 (General Agriculture) to P-D (Planned Development), to allow the construction of a 300,000 square-foot building for various light industrial uses. Jackrabbit, a designer and fabricator of agricultural equipment, will occupy 150,000 square-feet of the proposed building. No showroom is planned, but there will be an area for parts sales for existing Jackrabbit customers. No other tenants have been identified for the remaining 150,000 square feet of building space at this time. However, the remainder of the building may be suited depending on the user. Proposed hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with 250 people on a maximum shift, and 3 shifts per day. A maximum of 25 daily customers and 1,488 truck/vehicle trips are anticipated per day. The trip generation estimate considers the “worst case” scenario for a variety of light industrial uses in the event Jackrabbit does not occupy either a portion, or all of the building. The project proposes to share access, and to connect to the existing public water system and stormwater basin, located on the adjacent site to the east, which is zoned P-D (131). The proposed building will be served by an on-site septic system. A reciprocal access agreement will be recorded for the adjacent parcel. A 6-foot tall chain link fence is proposed along the south and east property lines, and a 6-foot tall wrought iron fence is proposed along the north and west property lines along site’s the road frontage. The project site has access to County-maintained Tully Road and Kiernan Avenue, via the shared access on the adjacent parcel to the east, and is within the City of Modesto’s LAFCO adopted Sphere of Influence. Parking lot lighting, signage, and landscaping will be designed to comply with City of Modesto standards.

Contact Information
Teresa McDonald
Stanislaus County Planning & Community Development
Lead/Public Agency
1010 10th Street, Ste 3400
Modesto, CA 95354

Phone : (209) 525-6330

Kevin Perkins, Libitzky Holdings, LP
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Kiernan Avenue & Tully Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
108 & 219
Union Pacific
Stanislaus & Woodrow Elementary & Davis High School
Modesto Main Canal, MID Lateral No. 6, Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 300,000, Acres 17.16)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency Central Valley Flood Protection Board State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)


Environmental Document
EC_web   PDF 8524 K OPR Summary   PDF 76 K
NOC   PDF 198 K
State Comments
2019039139_Conservation Comment   PDF 254 K 2019039139_CVRWQCB Comments   PDF 255 K

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