Other Location Info
The City of Porterville is located in the southeastern portion of the San Joaquin Valley, at the base of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The City is approximately 70 miles south of Fresno and 50 miles north of Bakersfield, in the south central portion of Tulare County. Visalia, the County seat, is approximately 30 miles to the northwest. Neighboring communities include Strathmore, Springville, Terra Bella, Tipton, Pixley, Woodville, Richgrove, and Lindsay. Sequoia National Park is approximately 50 miles to the northeast. Porterville is served by State Routes 65 and 190 and is approximately 17 miles east of State Route (SR) 99, a major San Joaquin Valley transportation arterial. Success Reservoir (Lake) and Dam are located on the Tule River approximately five miles east of Porterville. The proposed Project is for the road reconstruction of Union Avenue between Indiana and Jaye Streets. Total Area of Potential Effect (APE) is approximately one-half mile in length.
General Plan Designation
The Project site is designated as road right-of-way.
Project Area General Plan Designation
General Plan Land Use(Onsite): ROW
General Plan Land Use (Adjacent lands): North: Low and Medium Density Residential, Education
General Plan Land Use (Adjacent lands): South: Medium Density Residential, Parks and Recreation
General Plan Land Use (Adjacent lands): East: Medium Density Residential
General Plan Land Use (Adjacent lands): West: Medium Density Residential, Low Density Residential, Parks and Recreation
The Project area is zoned as road right-of-way.
Project Area Zone District
Zoning (Onsite): ROW
Zoning (Adjacent Lands): North: RS-2 Low Density Residential, RM-2 Medium Density Residential, Public and Semi Public
Zoning (Adjacent Lands): South: CG General and Service Commercial
Zoning (Adjacent Lands): East: RM-2 Medium Density Residential
Zoning (Adjacent Lands): West: RM-2 Medium Density Residential