ZCC #40, Map 197; ZCC #58, Map 198; ZCC #24, Map 214; CUP #6, Map 197; CUP #41, Map 198 (Alta-Oak Creek Mojave Project)
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Zoned: A-1 (Limited Agriculture) and E 20 (Estate Residential, 20 acres) Designated: 1.1 (State or Federal Land); 8.3 (Extensive Ag, 20 acre min); 8.4 (Mineral and Petroleum, Minimum 5 Acre Size); 8.5 (Resource Management, min 20 acre); 1.1/2.4 (Steep Slope); 8.4 /2.4; 8.5 /2.5 (Flood Hazard)
The proposed project is a renewable energy development that would generate up to 750 megawatts (MW) of electricity through the use of wind power on a 10,000-acre project site. The project applicant is requesting: (a) a change in zone classification from the E (20) (Estate 20 acres) District and the A-1 (Limited Agriculture) District to the A (Exclusive Agriculture) District, to the A WE (Exclusive Agriculture, Wind Energy Combining) District and the A FP (Exclusive Agriculture, Floodplain Combining) District in Map 168, (b) a change in zone classification from A-1 to A and A WE in Map 189, (c) a change in zone classification from E (20) to A and A WE in Map 180, (d) a change in zone classification from A-1 to A and A WE in Map 179, (e) a change in zone classification from A-1 to A in Map 197, and (f) a conditional use permit to allow for the use of a temporary concrete batch plant during construction of the wind energy facility. The requested applications would also permit the construction of wind ancillary facilities and supporting infrastructure, as well as a concrete batch plant that is necessary to provide up to 250 wind turbine generators (WTGs), service roads, a power collection system, communication cables, overhead and underground transmission lines, electrical switchyards, project substations, meteorological towers, and operations and maintenance facilities.
2 mi.es west of the intersection of Highway 58 and Highway 14 in the Mojave Desert
SR 58 & SR 14
Mountain View Cont.
Los Angeles Aquaduct
Notice of Completion
Review Period Start
Review Period End
Power:Wind (Megawatts 750)
Rezone, Use Permit
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Social, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
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