Conditional Use Permit P21-01102 / Penny Newman Grain Company


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Fresno
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit P21-01102 / Penny Newman Grain Company
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Planned and zoned for Heavy Industrial land uses.
Document Description
Conditional Use Permit Application No. P21-01102 was filed by Lorren Smith of Harbour & Associates on behalf of Penny-Newman Grain Company and pertains to ± 43 acres of property located at the address referenced above. The applicant proposes to utilize an existing railroad storage and operations site as a storage and distribution facility for bulk agricultural commodities, such as cottonseed and canola meal and gypsum. The bulk agricultural commodities will be stored in open air storage piles within the project site. The proposed project would utilize the existing scale house and storage building for on-site for operations. No modifications would be made to the existing buildings. Additional on and off-site improvements are included, such as: the installation of a truck scale; portable belt conveyor devices; portable restrooms for employees; and lighting. The project includes 81 existing parking stalls. The property is zoned IH (Heavy Industrial).

Contact Information

Thomas Veatch
Agency Name
City of Fresno
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
North of intersection of South Railroad Avenue and South Golden State Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
487-150-13, 487-150-14, 487-150-15, 487-150-16, 487-020-17, 487-020-18, and 487-020-19

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Storage of agricultural products)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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