Domestic Well for the Neufeld Property (CEQ 24-005)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Domestic Well for the Neufeld Property (CEQ 24-005)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project site is located southeast of the City of Kingsburg and is not within an Urban Area Boundary (UAB) or an Urban Developed Boundary (UDB). The property is zoned AE-40 (Exclusive Agricultural – 40 Acre Minimum). The property owner is requesting an administrative variance for construction of a new (replacement) well to supply the property with water for the residential uses consistent with the existing zoning. The location of the new well is unable to comply with the minimum setback requirements from an animal/fowl enclosure. The contractor will install a 100' annular seal to eliminate the risk of contamination to the new well site location. The beneficiary of the project is the applicant

Contact Information

Danielle Folk
Agency Name
County of Tulare, Resource Management Agency
Job Title
Project Planner III
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


unincorporated area, Kingsburg
Parcel #
Other Location Info
38250 Road 32, just south of Avenue 364 and approximately 1,300 feet west of Road 36, and approximately 3 miles southeast of the City of Kingsburg

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Class 3 Section 15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
This action is consistent with Section 15303 Class 3, New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures; in this instance, the new structure will provide water for the residence in the AE-40 (Exclusive Agriculture – 40 Acre Minimum) zoned property. Also, construction of a well is subject to Tulare County Ordinance Code Part IV. Health, Safety and Sanitation Chapter 13, Construction of Wells. Therefore, the application of CEQA Section 15303 is applicable and appropriate for this project.
County Clerk


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