Willow Springs Solar Array by Willow Springs Solar, LLC

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Willow Springs Solar Array by Willow Springs Solar, LLC
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
The Willow Springs Solar Project is a proposal to construct and operate a 150-megawatt solar photovoltaic power generating facility on 1,402 acres in unincorporated Kern County. The project includes: (a) Amendments of the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Willow Springs Specific Plan from existing designations to Map Code)s 5.3/2.8 (Max 10 Dwelling Units per acre/Military Flight Operations 65 decibels), 5.3/2.85 (Max. 10 Dwelling Units per acre/Military Flight Operations 60 decibels), 5.5/2.8 (Max 1 Dwelling Units per acre/Military Flight Operations 65 decibels) and 6.2 (General Commercial); (b) Changes in zone classification from existing zone districts to A FPS (Exclusive Agriculture - Floodplain Secondary Combining); (c) Conditional use permit to allow the 150-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power generating facility.

Contact Information
Rob Dmohowski
Kern County Planning Department
Lead/Public Agency
2700 M Street. Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8611


34°50'46"N 118°19'31"W
Cross Streets
Gaskell Rd and 115th St West
Total Acres
California Aqueduct
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Rosamond

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Megawatts 150)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Site Plan Rezone Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Noise Population/Housing Public Services Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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