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Shepherd North – SOI

The Shepherd North Sphere of Influence (SOI) Amendment is a request to expand the City of Clovis SOI by ±155 acres north of Shepherd Avenue, east of Sunnyside Avenue, as shown in the image below. This webpage is intended to provide the most up-to-date information related to the proposal and to provide a way for the public to submit comments, questions, or concerns using the text box below. Please feel free to check this page at your own leisure and as public hearings and/or neighborhood meetings are scheduled, the date, time, and location will be identified below.

Project Manager

  • Please direct any correspondence to George González, MPA, Senior Planner:
  • Phone:559-324-2383

Comments, Questions, or Concerns

You may submit comments, questions, or concerns related to the project by either contacting George Gonzalez, MPA, Senior Planner, at the information above or simply by completing the following sections below. All correspondence using the section below will go directly to George Gonzalez, MPA.

Upcoming Public Hearings

Date:  November 16, 2023

Time:  6:00 p.m. (all public hearings start at 6:00 p.m.)

Location:  City of Clovis Council Chambers, 1033 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612

Staff Report

Attachments 1-14

Attachments 15-19

PC Memo – Shepherd North Project

Previous Public Hearing

Environmental Documents

Timeline of Events

This timeline highlights some of the events that have occurred since the original request was received by City staff. It includes past events, as well as anticipated future dates of milestones and/or meetings. The timeline will stay up-to-date based on the best available scheduling information known.

July 2023

Release of Draft Environmental Impact Report for public comment. Public review period is July 21, 2023 through September 4, 2023.

November 2021

City Council approved request to reduce SOI amendment from +/-1,050 acres to +/-155 acres.

March 2021

City Council approved request to enter into agreement for preparation of EIR for +/- 1,050 acres.

November 2020

City Staff holds a neighborhood meeting at the Clovis Senior Center.

September 2020

City Council provides direction for staff to proceed with an amended request by the applicant to increase the acreage proposed as part of the SOI amendment.


August 2020

City issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) for preparation of technical studies and an EIR for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

July 2020

Applicant requests staff continue the process and seek out an environmental consultant to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

April 2020

Applicant requests that the project be placed on hold as a result of COVID-19.

March 2020

City Council provides formal authorization for staff to proceed and to begin seeking out an environmental consultant to prepare technical studies

September 2018

City Council considers request and provides direction to City Staff to continue working with the request.

June 2018

Staff receives formal request by applicant to present the request for a SOI amendment to the Clovis City Council.

June 2016

Staff receives initial request by applicant for internal consideration of a Sphere of Influence (SOI) amendment to the City of Clovis.