Empire Estates Residential Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Dinuba
Document Title
Empire Estates Residential Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
The Project Applicant intends to develop 75 single-family residential units on an approximately 18.6- acre site. The site is currently outside the western City limits of Dinuba, but within the City’s Sphere of Influence. The development will also include access roads, lighting and other associated improvements. Entitlements needed to accommodate the proposed Project include Annexation, Zone Change, and a Tentative Subdivision Map. The proposed Project site is currently vacant, with an existing residential dwelling in the southwestern portion, which will be removed as part of the Project.

Contact Information

Karl Schoettler
Agency Name
City of Dinuba
Job Title
City Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Road 72 and West Sierra Way
Total Acres
Parcel #

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, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Residential (Units 25, Acres 18.6)
Local Actions
Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.), Annexation
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Transportation


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from State Reviewing Agency(ies)]

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