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

4 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
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant/A (Exclusive Agriculture), FP (Floodplain Combining), FPS (Floodplain Secondary Combining), GH (Geologic Hazard Combining), PL (Platted Lands), RS (Residential Suburban Combining District), MH (Mobile Home Combining District) and E (Estate)/ 2.1 (Seismic Hazard), 2.4 (Steep Slope), 2.5 (Flood Hazard), 3.3 (Other Facilities), 5.6 (Residential Minimum 2.5 Gross Acres Unit), 5.7 (Residential Minimum 5 Gross Acres/Unit), 5.75 (Residential Minimum 10 Gross Acres/Unit), 5.8 (Residential Minimum 20 Gross Acres/Unit), 8.3 (Extensive Agriculture), and 8.5 (Resource Management)

Document Description
The applicant is requesting changes in zone classification to incorporate the Wind Energy (WE) Combining District to the base district on about 4,584 acres of a 8,300-acre site, in order to allow for the construction of up to 250 wind turbine generators that would generate up to about 250 megawatts of energy, service roads, a power collection system, communication cables, overhead and underground transmission and collection liens, electrical switchyards, up to three project substations, meteorological towers, one operations and maintenance facility, up to ten temporary construction lay-down areas, and up to sex temporary concrete batch plants. The batch plants are requested under conditional use permits to facilitate the project construction.

Contact Information
Michael D. Hollier
Kern County Planning & Community Development Department
Lead/Public Agency
2700 M Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8787


34°51'45"N 118°25'56"W
Cross Streets
Rosamond Blvd. & 170 St. West
Total Acres
Parcel #
Skyotee Ranch
Los Angeles Aquaduct
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Willow Springs

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Wind (Megawatts 250)
Local Action
Rezone Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement 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 Wildlife Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)

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