Prime agricultural land removed from development consideration during Master Plan discussion

SAN LUIS OBISPO – At a June 11 meeting of Cal Poly academic, administrative, and student leadership to discuss the update to the university’s campus master plan, a variety of topics were discussed, primarily agricultural land. The decision was made to remove from consideration for development prime agricultural land shown in previous maps as under study. These include the fields between Highway 1 and Brizzolara Creek and west of Mt Bishop Road, which includes the plot commonly referred to as the “lemon grove.” These fields will remain agricultural lands. For a quick visual, the map below shows the areas shaded in green. The map shows only the fields removed from development consideration June 11 and does not reflect any other decisions made.