Environmental Impact Report (EIR) 7524; Amendment Application No. 3834; General Plan Amendment Application No. 557 (Malaga Industrial Development Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2022110260
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Environmental Impact Report (EIR) 7524; Amendment Application No. 3834; General Plan Amendment Application No. 557 (Malaga Industrial Development Project)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture
Document Description
Subdivide and develop approximately 159-acres of land into an industrial complex with up to ten (10) individual lots to accommodate future industrial uses. The lots will range in size from approximately 9 to 19 acres (See Figure 2 -Project Site Layout). No specific industrial uses are being proposed at this time; thus, the environmental evaluation assumes the greatest/largest buildout available under the proposed M-3(c) (Heavy Industrial; Conditional) designation. The M-3 designation includes development that would also be allowed under the M-2 (General Industrial District) and M-1 (Light Manufacturing District) designations. Although no specific industrial uses are being proposed at this time, it should be noted that certain industrial uses such as aircraft factory, aluminum foundry, railroad repair shop, sawmill, cotton gin and oil mills, oils and fat refining and many more have been eliminated from consideration under this Project. A complete list of all uses in the M-3, M-2 and M-1 zone districts eliminated from this project can be provided upon request. The proposed Project is located on approximately 159-acres, approximately 0.5 miles east of Malaga (a census-designated place) in Fresno County and is bounded generally by E. North Avenue to the north, S. Minnewawa Avenue to the west, Clovis Avenue to the east, and E. Central Avenue approximately 1,000 feet south of the Project’s southern boundary. The site is approximately 4.5 miles southeast of downtown Fresno and approximately 7 miles west of the City of Sanger. The Project is comprised of four assessor’s parcels: 331-200-07s, 331-200-08s, 331-020-32, and 331-020-33. See Figure 1-Site Aerial Map and Figure 2 - Project Site Layout.

Contact Information

Name
Ejaz Ahmad
Agency Name
Fresno County
Job Title
Planner III
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Fresno
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
4.5 miles southeast of downtown Fresno and 7 miles west of City of Sanger
Total Acres
159
Parcel #
331-200-07S; 331-200-08S; 331-020-32; 331-020-33
Township
14S
Range
21E
Section
29
Base
Mt Diabo

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 1, Acres 159, Employees 1)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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