Visalia Ranch at St Johns (TSM 22-002, PZC 22-012, WAC 22-005, WAN 22-018)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Visalia Ranch at St Johns (TSM 22-002, PZC 22-012, WAC 22-005, WAN 22-018)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agricultural (nut orchard) / Exclusive Agriculture and R-A-100
Document Description
The proposed Project consists of subdividing approximately 67.60 acres into 35 single-family residential parcels ranging in size from 1.0 - 2.5 acres with associated access roads, lighting and landscaping. Specifically, the Project includes 24 1.0-acre parcels and 11 2.5-acre parcels. The proposed Project site covers three land parcels: APN 079-073-001, zoned as R-A-100, and APNs 079-071-014 and 079-072-005, zoned as AE-20. To accommodate the proposed Project a Williamson Act Partial Non-Renewal (WAN 22-018) was approved by the Tulare County Board of Supervisors (Board) on February 7, 2023, and a Williamson Act Cancellation (WAC 22-005) was approved by the Board on April 4, 2023. The proposed Project will also require Board approval of a Zone Change from R-A-100 and AE-20 to R-A-110 (PZC 22-012) and a Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM 22-002).

Contact Information

Hector Guerra
Agency Name
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Job Title
Chief Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

4 Creeks, Inc.
Agency Name
Consulting Firm
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Cross Streets
Southwest of the Road 132 and Karolina Drive intersection
Total Acres
Parcel #
079-073-001, 079-071-014, and 079-072-005
State Highways
SR 63
Four Creeks Elem., Riverway Elem., Crowley Elem.
St. Johns River
Other Information
Schools: Golden Oak Elem., Valley Oak Middle School

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 Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), 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), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of General Services (DGS), 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 Drinking Water, District 24, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Residential (Single Family residential parcels)(Units 35, Acres 67)
Local Actions
Rezone, Parcel Map
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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