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
Agency Name
San Bernardino County Land Use Services Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Development Types
Educational (expansion to existing Banning HS), Power:Wind (Megawatts 185K MW/yr)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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