Gloria Road Agricultural Cooler Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Gonzales
Document Title
Gloria Road Agricultural Cooler Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
County: Agriculture/F/40 (Farmland 40-acre Minimum)/County-Farmlands 40-Acre Minimum/City: Neighborhood Residential
Document Description
Agricultural processing facility - 313,800 square feet of building area within a 32.1-acre development footprint. The base facility includes 210,000 SF of building area for raw product cold storage and processing lines, and approximately 33,800 SF of office administration and miscellaneous functional space. 70,000 SF of building is proposed for future construction with operations similar to the base facility. Balance of the site will be largely paved for parking, truck circulation, and siting refrigeration and other equipment. Process wastewater will be treated and stored for use as agricultural irrigation supply. Planned off-site improvements include water and wastewater mains and a recycled process water storage pond. Peak operations are April-November with 426 new jobs, 80 jobs in the off-season. Annexation and General Plan Amendment approvals are required.

Contact Information

Taven Kinison Brown
Agency Name
City of Gonzales
Job Title
Community Development Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Ron Sissem
Agency Name
EMC Planning Group
Job Title
Senior Principal
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Citywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Gloria Road and U.S. Highway 101
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific Railroad
La Gloria Elem., Fairview Middle, Gonzales High, Somavia High
Salinas River, Gonzales Slough

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 5 (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 Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
Development Types
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 313800, Acres 32.1, Employees 436)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Prezone, Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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