CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT No. CUP19-001
TOSTE DAIRY - A request to expand an existing dairy facility, with an increase in herd size from 4,650 animals (1,950 mature cows and 2,700 support stock) to 5,950 animals (3,000 mature cows and 2,950 support stock). Approximately 375,500 square feet of new structures are proposed, including two freestall barns, two shade barns, and an addition to an existing milking parlor. A new wastewater retention pond, feed storage area, manure storage area, mechanical separator, and manure separator pad are also proposed. Approximately 42,440 square feet of existing structures will be removed. The project site is located at the southwest corner of N. Santa Fe Grade and W. Brazo Road in the Newman area, identified as Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 054-090-001. The property is designated Agricultural land use and zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: An Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared for the project. BP
1) Open/close public hearing;
2) Determine the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and adopt the proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the project pursuant to Section 15070 - “Decision to Prepare a Negative or Mitigated Negative Declaration” of the CEQA Guidelines; and,
3) Approve Conditional Use Permit No. CUP19-001 based on the findings identified in the Staff Report and subject to the recommended Conditions of Approval.