The Canyons General Plan Amendment/Zone Change File #03-0337/Vesting Tentative Tract Map 6299

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Lead Agency
Bakersfield, City of (City of Bakersfield)
Document Title
The Canyons General Plan Amendment/Zone Change File #03-0337/Vesting Tentative Tract Map 6299
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant Land- Open Space/ One Family Dwelling Zone-Hillside Development, One Family Dwelling Zone, and Residential Suburban-10 acre minimum lot size- Hillside Development.

Document Description
The proposed project includes the development of a new community with residential, commercial, and recreational land uses. The proposed mixed-use project is primarily residential and includes the development of 11 private gated communities with 1,033 private gated residences and 301 non-gated residences. The project includes the development of approximately 1,214 single-family residential lots on approximately 521.26 acres, approximately 120 multi-family dwelling units on approximately 74.86 acres, and approximately 65,000 square feet of general commercial on approximately 8.15 acres. An approximate 28.18 acre semi-public recreational area located near the center of the project site and north of the proposed commercial area includes a private recreational center. In addition to this center, three areas are proposed for parks totaling 17.33 gross acres (12.97 net useable acres). The project plan includes 9.66 miles of public trails and 1.43 miles of Class I bike paths, totaling approximately 11.09 miles. Approximately 284.41 acres will be retained as open space while approximately 42 acres will be maintained as common areas. The proposed project requires a General Plan Land Use Element Amendment, General Plan Circulation Element Amendment, Northeast Bakersfield Specific Parks and Trails Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Parcel Maps, and Consolidated Maintenance District.

Contact Information
Jennie Eng
City of Bakersfield
1715 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 326-3733


Cross Streets
Morning Drive/Paladino
Total Acres
Kern River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (1334 Units, 596.12 Acres) Commercial (65,000 Sq. Ft., 8.15 Acres) Recreational (Public Parks, Open Space Common Area-343.74 ac)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Subdivision
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Geologic/Seismic Minerals Public Services Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Landuse: Incompatible, Other Issues: Land Use & Planning
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 Department of Water Resources

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