Conditional Use Permit 01-96 for Golden State Modified Correctional Facility


SCH Number
Lead Agency
McFarland, City of (City of McFarland)
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit 01-96 for Golden State Modified Correctional Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
City of McFarland

Document Description
The GEO Group, Inc., to modify Conditional Use Permit No. 01-96 to allow the Golden State Modified Community Correctional Facility Located at 611 Frontage Road, to be repurposed to house federal inmates and detainees, adult male and/or female pursuant to an agreement with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Division of the Department of Home Security date December 20, 2019. This public hearing of the City Council is intended to comply with the provisions of California Civil Code Section 1670.9(d)

Contact Information
Maria Lara
City of McFarland
401 W. Kern Avenue
McFarland, CA 93250

Phone : (661) 792-3091


Cross Streets
611 Frontage Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15061 and 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is considered exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) the project is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15061 and 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines. The project only approves the housing of an additional classification of inmates/detainees within an existing facility. The project does not involve the expansion of the existing facility that has been operated as a correctional/detention facility since 1996, nor does the project impact the aesthetic and visual resources of the area and there is no evidence that the proposed project will have any significant effect on the environment and Council so finds.


Notice of Exemption
2020040382_CEQA Notice of Exemption_McFarland GEO CUP 01-96   PDF 728 K

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