EIR 04-11 SSK; High Desert Solar by Element Power; Conditional Use Permit 34, Map 196; (PP11225)

Summary

SCH Number
2011041016
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR 04-11 SSK; High Desert Solar by Element Power; Conditional Use Permit 34, Map 196; (PP11225)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Present Land Use
Vacant/M-3 PD FPS (Heavy Industrial, Precise Development Combining, Floodplain Secondary Combining)/7.3/2.5 (Heavy Industrial/Flood Hazard) and 3.3 (Other Facilities)

Document Description
The applicant is requesting a Conditional Use Permit to allow for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic (PV) solar facility in the A-1 (Limited Agriculture) and M-3 (Heavy Industrial) zone districts. The project would consist of ~ 70,000 solar modules and have an output of up to 18 megawatts (MW) direct current (DC). The project site consists of 154 acres. Water will be required for washing the solar modules and other routine maintenance. Sewer services are not required.

Contact Information
Sara Kopp
Kern County Planning & Community Development Department
2700 M Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8793

Location

Coordinates
35°1'43.3"N 118°9'14.5"W
Cities
Mojave
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Purdy Avenue and United Street
Zip
93501
Total Acres
154
Parcel #
427-020-45,46
State Highways
Hwy 14, 58
Railways
Union Pacific & Burlington North
Airports
Mojave Air and Space Port
Schools
Mojave High, Mojave ES, Kern County ROP
Township
11N
Range
12W
Section
21
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Type: Solar PV)(18 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6

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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