County Planning file PLN20014 (3503 John Smith Road Minor Subdivision)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Benito County
Document Title
County Planning file PLN20014 (3503 John Smith Road Minor Subdivision)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Land Use: Rural Agriculture Zoning: Agricultural Productive (AP) General Plan: Agricultural (A)
Document Description
This study describes effects of a minor subdivision at 3503 John Smith Road, unincorporated San Benito County near Hollister. The proposed project consists of an application for a minor subdivision into three lots of 38.65 acres (Parcel 1), 5.01 acres (Parcel 2), and 5.42 acres (Parcel 3). For Parcel 3, the applicant also proposes construction of a house, septic system, and access driveway. The project site has been utilized for agricultural cultivation historically. Parcel 1 will remain unchanged with the existing house and septic system. The applicant intends but has not yet applied for the required permits to build the proposed house on the proposed Parcel 2. Construction activities, required equipment, and time frame are unknown at this time. Parcel 3 has no proposed changes at this time.

Contact Information

Jonathan Olivas
Agency Name
County of San Benito
Job Title
Assistant Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

San Benito Engineering
Agency Name
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Unincorporated San Benito County
San Benito
Southern California
Cross Streets
John Smith Road and Babes Lane
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
CA Highway 25
Tres Pinos Union Elementary
Santa Ana Creek

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 5
Development Types
Residential (Units 1, Acres 5.01)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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