Dairy Well for Richard Oppedyk (CEQ 24-007)

Summary

SCH Number
2024060663
Public Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Dairy Well for Richard Oppedyk (CEQ 24-007)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/14/2024
Document Description
The project site is located north of the community of Alpaugh 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 applicant is requesting an administrative variance for construction of a new well to supply the property with water for the dairy uses consistent with the existing zoning. The location of the new well is unable to comply with the minimum setback requirements from the animal corrals. 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

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

Location

Cities
Alpaugh
Counties
Tulare
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
northeast corner of Avenue 88 and Road 40
Parcel #
311-030-008
Township
23S
Range
23E
Section
3

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 dairy 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
Tulare

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