EA SR 1-02


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EA SR 1-02
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Undeveloped and Office Complex/NR (5) /8.4 (Definitions Below)
Document Description
(a) Amend the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Kern County General Plan from Map Code(s) 8.4 (Mineral and Petroleum) to Map Code(s) 7.1 (Light Industrial) or a more restrictive map code; (b) A change in zone classification from A-1 (Limited Agriculture) and NR (5) (Natural Resource-5 acres) to M-1 PD (Light Industrial-Precise Development Combining) or a more restrictive district; (c) A Precise Development Plan for a recyclable materials collection and storage facility, with offices, ministorage, and recreational vehicle storage. Approval of a General Plan Amendment and zone change is required to accommodate the proposed and existing development. As proposed the request is to allow a recyclable materials collection and storage facility (with both indoor and outdoor collection areas), along with an existing office complex. Future development will consist of a miniwarehouse and recreation vehicle storage facility. The indoor buyback center (beverage containers) will operate Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The office complex with equipment and vehicle storage will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., although employees may be on site seven days per week from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The outdoor community recyclables drop-off facility will be open seven days per week 24 hours per day. Future ministorage facility (with manager's residence) and the recreational vehicle storage facility will also be open seven days per week, 24 hours per day. It is anticipated that the facility will employ 20 workers. Acces will be from East Cedar Street Water supply and sewage disposal will be by West Kern Water District and existing septic system with leach field, respectively

Contact Information

Scott Denny
Agency Name
Kern County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Cedar Street/State Route 119
Total Acres
Parcel #
220-020-16; 25
State Highways
Jefferson/Lincoln/Conley/Taft College

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Industrial (Acres 9.56, Employees 20)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone
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, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)

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