Retherford-Corvina Apartments Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Tulare
Document Title
Retherford-Corvina Apartments Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Community Commercial general plan designation, C-3 (Retail Commercial) zoning designation, site is currently vacant
Document Description
The proposed project is a multi-family residential subdivision consisting of 24- two story buildings and 12- one story buildings which will house 216 residential dwelling units on approximately 14.67-acres. Also included is a one-story clubhouse offering resident amenities and a pool. The development of the apartment complex would result in on-site infrastructure improvements, such as security fencing, covered parking, connections to existing city water, sewer and storm drain inlets, and landscaping. The project would also require frontage improvements on Glass Avenue, Corvina Avenue, and Retherford Street and to stripe for a class II bike lane along Corvina Avenue.

Contact Information

Steven Sopp
Agency Name
City of Tulare
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Emily Bowen
Agency Name
Crawford & Bowen Planning, Inc.
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Southern California
Cross Streets
Retheorford Street, Corvina Avneue alignment, Glass Avenue alignment
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-99, SR 63
Union Pacific
Liberty, Mission Valley;
Mot Ditch; Liberty Ditch; Kaweah Ditch; Tulare Canal
19 S
24 E
Other Location Info
The project site is located within Tulare County in the northern area of the City of Tulare (City). The project area is composed of an approximately 14.67-acre parcel that is located on the northeast corner of Retherford Street and Corvina Avenue (APN 166-230-007). The proposed project parcel is designated as Community Commercial within the City of Tulare adopted 2035 General Plan. The proposed project parcel has a zoning designation of C-3 (Retail Commercial). The proposed project parcel is currently vacant.

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 Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 24, 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 216, Acres 14.67)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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