Lompoc Wind Energy Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Lompoc Wind Energy Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Main project site: Land use is grazing/pasture, zoned agricultural (AG-II-100); Comprehensive Plan designation is Commercial Agriculture (AC). proposed power line route: Most of the route is on grazing/pasture, zoned agricultural (AG-II or 100-AG). Part of the route is in a County road right-of-way. The final two blocks are within the City of Lompoc, Variously zoned.

Document Description
The applicant has proposed to construct a wind energy generation facility on private agricultural properties adjacent to San Miguelito Road. A new power line would be constructed by PG&E from the project site to the southeast corner of Lompoc, where it would tie to an existing power line outside PG&E's Cabrillo Substation. The project would include 60-80 wind turbine generators, 315-490 feet high, which would generate a total of 80-120 megawatts of electricity. The project would include new onsite gravel access roads and improvement of existing farm roads, an operations and maintenance building, a new onsite electrcal substation, elecetrical lines, and other ancillary facilities. The proposed project includes an amendment to the County's Inland Zoning Ordinance provisions pertaining to Height and Ridgeline and Hillside Development Guidelines.

Contact Information
John Day
Santa Barbara County
123 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone : (805) 568-2045


34°34'29"N 120°31'2"W
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
3525 to 5555 San Miguelito Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
083-080-004, -090-001 thru -090-003, -100-004, -100-008, -250-011, -250-019, -090-004, -100-007
Vandenberg AFB
San Miguelito Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Wind (80-120 Megawatts Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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