CUP #2023-012


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Madera County
Document Title
CUP #2023-012
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Zoning - ARE-40 (Agricultural, Rural, Exclusive 40 Acre) District; General Plan - AE (Agricultural Exclusive)
Document Description
The project is located approximately 4,000 feet north of Avenue 7, approximately 1/2 a mile northeast of its intersection with Road 34 (no situs) Madera 93636. The project site is topographically flat paved and has twelve pre-existing buildings, a fence, two training towers approximately seventy-five feet in height, and ten training poles varying from thirty to seventy-seven feet. The applicant proposes to establish a Helicopter Training Facility (HTF), which will consist of demolishing the existing asphalt helipad and constructing two helipads and a Class II AG Base testing pad. The two helipads will be 60’ x 60’ and the Class II AG Base Testing Pad (testing pad) will be approximately 70’ x 70’. The two helipads and testing pad will be located +/- 500 feet south of the property line and +/- 934 feet west of the property line.

Contact Information

Samuel Rashe
Agency Name
Madera County
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Avenue 7 and Road 34

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 Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Training )
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Land Use/Planning
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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