Antelope Valley Public Landfill Expansion

11 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palmdale
Document Title
Antelope Valley Public Landfill Expansion
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The subject site is uninhabited land either used or permitted for solid waste disposal. Antelope Valley Public Landfill I consists of approximately 65 acres on the eastern portion of the site with 65-acres approved for landfill operations under Solid Waste Facilities Permit (SWFP) No. 19-AA-0009. Of these 65 acres, 57 acres are approved for disposal of refuse under the SWFP Permit. The remaining 7 acres is used for offices and hauling company operations ancillary to the approved landfill. The landfill has served the Antelope Valley since the 1950s and has a remaining life of approximately 2 years. Immediately adjacent and to the west is a 98-acre area comprising the Antelope Valley Public Landfill II, previously located in the unincorporated portion of the County and annexed into the City of Palmdale as of November 21, 2003. A Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for Landfill II was granted by the Regional Planning Commission, County of Los Angeles on April 8, 1992. An amendment to the CUP was approved on December 1, 1993. This landfill was issued SWFP No. 19-AA-5624 and has not been constructed. The site has a General Plan Land Use designation of PF-Landfill (Public Facility Landfill) and is zoned PF (Public Facility).
Document Description
The applicant is applying for certain modifications to the aformentioned CUP issued by Los Angeles County. The primary modifications sought are: 1) to enlarge the approved 114-acre refuse footprint by approximately 11 acres in order to reconfigure the two landfills into one contiguous disposal area and increase landfill capacity by approximately 14 million cubic yards; 2) udpate the overall area of the facility to 185 acres (adding 5 acres of ancillary facilities and other landfill property to the existing 180-acre area; 3) modify other certain physical and operational aspects of the landfill; and 4) obtain a single Conditional Use Permit entitlement by the City of Palmdale for the entire facility.

Contact Information

Richard Kite
Agency Name
City of Palmdale
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Tierra Subida / City Ranch Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
3004-013-009, 010, 011
State Highways
Palmdale School District; Various
Anaverde Creek, California Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Other (Solid Waste Disposal Facility Expansion)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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