Fresno General Plan Program EIR

Summary

SCH Number
2019050005
Lead Agency
Fresno, City of (City of Fresno)
Document Title
Fresno General Plan Program EIR
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The City is updating the existing General Plan Master EIR (MEIR) and converting it to a Program EIR (PEIR) to be in conformance with State law and consistent with recent legislative changes. This update, consistent with Section 15168 of the CEQA Guidelines, is intended to streamline implementation of the General Plan's programs and projects by supporting them with updated environmental analysis, regulatory framework, and mitigation measures, pursuant to CEQA. Two major goals of updating the EIR include: • Complying with new legislation as it relates to various resource topic area as defined by CEQA; and • Updating the technical analyses to reflect the current baseline conditions of 2019.

Contact Information
Sophia Pagoulatos
City of Fresno
2600 Fresno Street, Room 3065
Fresno, CA 93721

(559) 621-8062

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno
Regions
City-Wide
State Highways
SR 99, Hwy 41
Railways
Several
Airports
Fresno Intl, Chandler
Schools
Several
Waterways
San Joaquin River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire California Department of Education California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Attachments

Environmental Document
NOP   PDF 2052 K
NOC
letter   PDF 228 K NOC   PDF 781 K
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