North Lands Annexation to Panoche Drainage District


SCH Number
Public Agency
Panoche Drainage District (PDD)
Document Title
North Lands Annexation to Panoche Drainage District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Panache Drainage District plans to annex lands to the north of its existing boundary for the purpose of incorporating those lands into the existing drainage system. The subject lands current drain into the District's drainage system but are not part of the Drainage District.

Contact Information

Patrick McGowan
Agency Name
Panoche Drainage District
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Approximately 9 mi SE of Los Banos
Total Acres
Other Location Info
29 parcels, encompassing 3,225 acres in western Fresno And Merced Counties, approximately 10 miles south of Los Banos. T12S/R12E Sec 5 & 6; T11S/R12E Sec 31: T11S/R12E Sec 3 & 4: T11S/R11E Sec 32, 33, 34, 35, 36.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15319(a): Annexation to a Special District
Reasons for Exemption
Panoche Drainage District will annex 29 parcels in Fresno and Merced Counties. These parcels are zoned for agricultural use, consistent with the services of the Drainage District, and currently drain agricultural return flows into the Panoche Drainage District system although they are not currently within the District.
County Clerk


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