ZCC #4, Map 216; ZCC #11, Map 233; CUP #3, Map 216; CUP #7, Map 233; (Pacific Wind Energy Project)

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
ZCC #4, Map 216; ZCC #11, Map 233; CUP #3, Map 216; CUP #7, Map 233; (Pacific Wind Energy Project)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Undeveloped/Exclusive Agriculture/Residential/Suburban Combining GPD: Extensive Agriculture/Various
Document Description
The applicant is requesting a change in zone classification on approximately 8,300-acres in order to allow for the construction of up to 250 wind turbine generators which would generate ~250 MW of energy. Implementation of the request would also entail construction of up to seven meteorological towers, two project substations, two operations and maintenance buildings, up to ten temporary construction yards within up to six temporary concrete batch plants, one permanent construction yard and concrete batch plant for maintenance and repair operations, on and off-site access roads, control cables, and subsurface feeder line corridors and transmission lines necessary to serve the project. The temporary batch plants would only be onsite during construction and would be used to provide concrete material for turbine, substation, operation and maintenance building foundations.

Contact Information

Michael D. Hollier
Agency Name
Kern County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Rosamond Blvd. & 170 St. West
Total Acres
Parcel #
Pontius Private Airstrip
Los Angeles Aquaduct
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Willow Springs and Rosamond

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, 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 Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
Development Types
Power:Wind (Megawatts 250)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
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, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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