Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3512 and Initial Study Application No. 7029

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Summary

SCH Number
2020070123
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3512 and Initial Study Application No. 7029
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Project Applicant
Granite Construction Company
Present Land Use
Aggregate Mining Operation (APN 070-040-11M), Vacant (APN 070-060-86S), and Abandoned Coalinga Municipal Airport (APN 070-060-89S)

Document Description
The County of Fresno has prepared an Initial Study for the subject application which proposes to allow expansion of an existing aggregate mining operation on a 299.11-acre parcel in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District in the unincorporated area of County of Fresno and on a 202.54-acre parcel in the MBL (Light Manufacturing/Business) Zone District in the City of Coalinga. More specifically, the project includes: (1) a modification to existing Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 915 to include a new extraction area that lies west of Los Gatos Creek on APN 070-060-86S in the County of Fresno; (2) a new CUP from the City of Coalinga for extraction on the portion of APN 070-060-89S that lies within the City of Coalinga jurisdictional city limits, and (3) modification to existing Reclamation Plan 915 to include the project areas on APN 070-060-86S and APN 070-060-89S. Based upon the Initial Study prepared for Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3512, staff has concluded that the project will not have a significant effect on the environment. It has been determined that there would be no impacts to Mineral Resources, Population and Housing, Land Use and Planning, Public Services, Recreation, and Wildfire. Potential impacts related to Agriculture, Air Quality, Geology and Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards and Hazardous Materials, Hydrology and Water Quality, and Utilities and Service Systems have been determined to be less than significant. Potential impacts relating to Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Noise, Transportation, and Tribal Cultural Resources have determined to be less than significant with compliance with recommended mitigation measures.

Contact Information
Chris Motta
County of Fresno, Department of Public Works and Planning
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone : (559) 600-4227
CMotta@FresnoCountyCA.gov

Location

Cities
Coalinga
Counties
Fresno
Cross Streets
North of Cambridge Avenue between Monterey Avenue and State Route 198/33
Total Acres
819.23 acres
Parcel #
070-060-86S and 89S, 070-040-11M
State Highways
198/33
Airports
Abandoned Coalinga Mun. Airport
Schools
Coalinga Middle School, Bishop School, West Hills College
Waterways
Los Gatos Creek
Township
20S
Range
15E
Section
29

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (Aggregate Mining Mineral)
Local Action
Use Permit
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water

Attachments

Environmental Document
CUP 3512 CEQA Summary Form   PDF 606 K CUP 3512 Initial Study Writeup Rev 2020_07062020_Final   PDF 316 K CUP 3512 IS Checklist (FINAL)   PDF 638 K CUP 3512 Location Maps   PDF 2284 K CUP 3512 MND DRAFT   PDF 26 K CUP 3512 NOD DRAFT   PDF 65 K CUP 3512 NOI w Clerk Stmp 2020 (Final)   PDF 122 K
NOC
CUP 3512 NOC (Final)   PDF 135 K

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