Granite Mountain Wind Energy Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Bernardino County
Document Title
Granite Mountain Wind Energy Project
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Present Land Use
PLU: undeveloped, recreational activities (hunting, trails for equestrian, bicycle, hiking, and OHV activities) GP: Resource Conservation (RC) with a small portion designated as Rural Living (RL) in the San Bernardino County Zoning and General Plan Land Use Plans

Document Description
The Proposed Project also requires the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and a Major Variance for height from San Bernardino County, for which the applicant applied in October 2007. The County is currently reviewing these applications. The Proposed Project would include the installation of up to 28 2.3 megawatt (MW) Siemens wind turbines (or similar model of wind turbine between 91.2 to 109.3 acres and a total ROW of 2,756 acres. At full capacity, the Proposed Project is anticipated to produce ~185,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity per year. The proposed wind turbine towers would be 80 meters (262 ft) tall (hub height) above existing grade. The turbine blades would extend an additional 50.5 meters (166 ft) above the hub, for a total tip height of 130.5 meters (428 ft) above existing grade.

Contact Information
Carrie Hyke
San Bernardino County Land Use Services Department
385 N. Arrowhead Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92415

Phone : (909) 387-8311


Apple Valley
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
SR 247 and 18
Parcel #
0464-061-06; 0452-011-09; 0453-051-01
State Highways
SR 247, SR 18
Other Information
Section: 35...

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational (expansion to existing Banning HS) Power:Wind (185K MW/yr Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6

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