MINOR SUBDIVISION APPLICATION NO. MS22-004/ ZONE VARIANCE NO. ZV22-001- GREGORY PEARL - ITEM C
MINOR SUBDIVISION No. MS22-004 / ZONE VARIANCE No. ZV22-001 – GREGORY PEARL – A request to vary from the minimum A-1 (General Agricultural) parcel size of 20 acres, by dividing a parcel (one (1) legal parcel, but two (2) contiguous assessor’s parcels) totaling 143.71 acres into two (2) parcels of 15.76 acres and 127.95 acres. The project site is located 550 feet east of West Hutchins Road and south of West Henry Miller Ave in the Dos Palos area, identified as Assessor’s Parcel Numbers (APNs): 085-280-033 and 085-340-022. The land is designated agricultural land use in the general plan and is zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission find that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15162 of the CEQA Guidelines - "Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations." CC
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine no further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 - “Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations” - of the CEQA Guidelines based on the analysis in the 2030 Merced County General Plan Program Environmental Impact Report and the attached CEQA Guidelines Section 15162 Findings and Analysis; and,
3) Approve Zone Variance No. ZV22-001 and Minor Subdivision Application No. MS22-004 based on the findings identified in the Staff Report and subject to the recommended Conditions of Approval.