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Volume III - Technical Background Report
3.  The Economy
       3.1    Economic Productivity
       3.2    Employment Characteristics
       3.3    Labor Force Characteristics
       3.4    Resident Income Characteristics
       3.5    Visitor Serving Economy
       3.6    Summary of the Mariposa County Economy

4.  Arts and Culture
       4.1    Arts and Culture Organizations and Events
       4.2    Arts and Culture Venues

5.  Population and Housing
       5.1    Population Characteristics
       5.2    Employment Trends
       5.3    Special Needs Housing
       5.4    Existing Housing Stock
       5.5    Age and Condition of Housing Stock
       5.6    Housing Costs
       5.7    Income and Affordability
       5.8    Current Housing Needs

6.  Circulation, Infrastructure and Services - Part 1
6.  Circulation, Infrastructure and Services - Part 2
        6.1    Transportation and Circulation
        6.2    Public Services and Facilities
        6.3    Utilities

    Figure 6-1: Major Transportation Routes
    Figure 6-2: Mariposa Public Utility District Boundaries

7.  Agriculture
        7.1    Agricultural Land Uses
        7.2    Farmland of Importance
        7.3    Williamson Act Lands
        7.4    Impediments to Agricultural Production
        7.5    Effects of Agricultural Production

    Figure 7-1: Williamson Act Properties

8.  Conservation and Open Space - Part 1
        8.1    Biological Resources
        8.2    Geology and Soils
        
8.  Conservation and Open Space - Part 2
        8.3    Hydrology and Water Quality
        8.4    Minerals
        8.5    Air Quality
        8.6    Water Rights
    
    Figure 8-1: Mariposa County General Vegetation
    Figure 8-2: Deer Herd Boundaries
    Figure 8-3: Rock Associations and Fault Zones Map
    Figure 8-4: General Soils Map
    Figure 8-5: Slopes of 15 Percent or Greater
    Figure 8-6: Mariposa County Drainage Basins and Watersheds
    Figure 8-7: Mariposa County Water Well Locations
    Figure 8-8: Location of Industrial and Major Commercial Uses
    Figure 8-9: Mountain Counties Air Basin

9.  Parks and Recreation Facilities
        9.1    County Parks and Recreation Department
        9.2    Recreation Sites
        9.3    Recreation Standards

10.  Regional Tourism
        10.1    Yosemite National Park
        10.2    National Forests
        10.3    Other Regional Attractions
        10.4    Fiscal Impact of Regional Tourism
        10.5    Scenic Routes
        10.6    Tourism and Transportation

11.  Cultural and Historic Resources
        11.1    Prehistory
        11.2    Ethnography
        11.3    History

12.  Noise
        12.1    Existing Regulatory Framework
        12.2    Roadway Noise Levels
        12.3    Fixed Noise Sources
        12.4    Mariposa-Yosemite Airport
        12.5    Community Noise Survey

    Figure 12-1:  Mariposa County Noise-Land Use Compatibility Chart
    Figure 12-2:  Approximate Distance to 60 DB LDN Contour for Rural Residences
    Figure 12-3:  Mariposa-Yosemite Airport 1990 Noise Contours

13.  Saftey and Hazards
        13.1    Flooding
        13.2    Dams
        13.3    Fire
        13.4    Seismic Hazards
        13.5    Airport Safety
        13.6    Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste
        13.7    Emergency Evacuation

    Figure 13-2:  Fire Hazard Map
    Figure 13-3:  Earthquake Fault System
    Figure 13-5:  Land Uses and Airport Safety Zones
    Figure 13-6:  USEPA Superfund Sites in Mariposa County  


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