Airport Land Use Commission of Fresno County

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Airport Land Use Commission of Fresno County

Airport Land Use Commission of Fresno County


The ALUC is in existence to protect the public health, safety and welfare by ensuring that orderly development, and prevention of excessive noise and safety hazards around public use airports is followed in accordance to state and local laws.

More information on the State Aeronautics Act.

The California Airport Land Use Handbook


ALUCs establish the policies on land uses around the airport, ensuring they are compatible with airport operations. This is done on an advisory basis. ALUCs also evaluate the compatibility of proposed local agency land use policy actions with the relevant provisions within the associated Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (CLUP). They review individual development projects to ensure they are within the noise and safety standards, in accordance with state laws and the CLUP, within the review area of influence of the airport the project is located in.


Fresno County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP)

The Fresno County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan Update was adopted by the ALUC on December 3, 2018. The new plan became effective immediately. All requests for Findings of Consistency will be evaluated against this new plan. The following are the adoption documents, available on the project website as well.

Fresno County ALUCP (Part 1)

Fresno County ALUCP (Part 2)

Fresno County ALUCP Initial Study and Negative Declaration


Fresno County ALUCP Negative Declaration Notice of Determination

ALUCP Resolution of Adoption


Submitting items for ALUC Findings of Consistency:

All items to be placed on the agenda must be submitted to staff two weeks prior to each meeting. A project review form must accompany each submittal. Fresno County ALUC Project Review Form


FAA’s 7460 Project Review

Proposing structures that could penetrate 14 CFR Part 77 surfaces must file Form 7460 with the FAA to determine if 7460 review is required. If so, you must file with the FAA at least 45 days prior to construction. FAA’s Notice Criteria Tool will assist in applying Part 77 Notice Criteria.


Upcoming ALUC meetings:

The Commission meets at 2:00 pm in the Fresno COG Sequoia Conference Room. Typically, the ALUC meets every other month. However, during the 2019 calendar year meetings will be held monthly provided they receive ample requests for ALUC review. 

  • February 3, 2020
  • April 6, 2020
  • June 1, 2020
  • August 3, 2020
  • October 5, 2020
  • December 7, 2020


Chairman | Ron Duarte Commissioner
Vice Chair |


Name Designated Position Appointed by
Ray Remy Commissioner (City Rep) City Selection Committee
Vacant Proxy (ALUC City Rep Chair)
Robert Beck Commissioner (City Rep) City Selection Committee
Nicole Zieba Proxy (City Rep)
Daniel Yrigollen Commissioner (Aviation Expert – Vice Chair) Selection Committee of Airport Managers
Mark Davis Proxy (Aviation Expert – Vice Chair)
Bill Darnell Commissioner (Public-At-Large) Fresno County Airport Land Use Commission
John Krikorian Proxy (Public-at-Large)
Ron Duarte Commissioner (Aviation Expert – Chair) Selection Committee of Airport Managers
Vacant Proxy (Aviation Expert)
Sal Quintero Commissioner (County Rep) Fresno County Board of Supervisors
Steve Rapada Proxy (County Rep)
Nathan Magsig Commissioner (County Rep) Fresno County Board of Supervisors
Dwight Kroll Proxy (County Rep)

ALUC Staff


Brenda Veenendaal | Administrative Services Manager
559.233.4148 Ext. 219

Braden Duran | Assistant Planner

Fresno Council of Governments
2035 Tulare Street, Suite 201
Fresno CA 93721


Previous Land Use Compatibility Plans

The plans below are no longer valid. They have been replaced by the Fresno County ALUCP listed at the top of the page.

Chandler AIA Map
Coalinga Airport Land Use Plan
Chandler Executive Airport Compatibility Land Use Plan Update 10-06-14
Fresno Yosemite International Airport ALUC Airport Land Use CompatibilityPlan
FYI ALUCP Review Area Exhibits
FYI ALUCP FAR Part 77 Imaginary Surfaces
Harris Ranch Land Use Plan
Naval Air Station Lemoore Joint Land Use Study – (external link)
Reedley Airport Land Use Plan
Selma-Reedley-Firebaugh-Mendota Airports Land Use Plans
Sierra Sky Park Land Use Plan — 1995 ALUC Update


Other Useful Websites


Glossary of Airport Acronyms
SkyVector Aeronautical Charts
FlightAware – Flight Tracker


If you have any questions or suggestions for this section please send an E-Mail to

Under the governor’s July 13 public health order, Fresno COG’s office is closed to the general public until further notice.

ONLY payments for Regional Transportation Mitigation Fees will be accepted and processed in person at the front counter from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Masks are required.

All Senior Scrip orders may be placed online at or by mail. For Senior Scrip questions, call 559-233-4148, Ext. 216.