The Canyons

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Bakersfield
Document Title
The Canyons
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Open Space/One Family-Hillside Development, Residential Suburban-10 ac. min. lot size-hillside development
Document Description
The proposed project is the development of a mixed-use residential community on approximately 890 acres that includes: approximately 1,280 single-family residential dwellings; 120 multi-family residential dwelling units; a 8.15 acre site for general commercial development; a 28.18-acre site for semi-public recreation; a private recreation center; three public parks totaling 17.33 acres; 9 miles of public trails, 2 miles of public bike path; approximately 42 acres of maintained common area and approximately 284 acres of open space. The proposed project also includes construction of off-site roads and public utilities.

Contact Information

Jennie Eng
Agency Name
City of Bakersfield
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Morning Drive/Paladino
Total Acres
Kern River
Other Location Info
Northeast Bakersfield

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Residential (Units 1400), Commercial (Acres 8.15)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Land Division (Subdivision, etc.)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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