Calipatria Solar Farm II (Conditional Use Permit #10-0035)

Summary

SCH Number
2011081010
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Calipatria Solar Farm II (Conditional Use Permit #10-0035)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Farmland/A-3/Agriculture

Document Description
The project is a 49.9 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant. It will be comprised of up to 400,000 non-reflective photovoltaic solar panels which will stand up to 15 feet high while tilted up to approximately 25 degrees from horizontal to the south (the "Project"). The Applicant proposes to situate the solar array on an approximately 561 acres of agricultural fields along the west side of Blair Road to the Southern Pacific Railroad right-of-way, between East Peterson Road and West Lindsey Road. All perimeter ditches and field roads will remain in place. The G, H and I Lateral irrigation canals and drains (Imperial Irrigation District facilities) would also remain in place, including maintenance access roads as per IID easements.

Contact Information
Richard Cabanilla
Imperial County Planning & Dev. Services Dept.
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

Phone : 760 482 4236 x4313

Location

Cities
Calipatria
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Peterson and Lindsey Roads
Zip
92231
Total Acres
561
Parcel #
022-170-005-000
State Highways
Hwy 111
Schools
Heber ES
Waterways
IID Canals/Drains
Township
12
Range
14
Section
3
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (49.9 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 California State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control California Department of Transportation, District 11 Other Agency(ies)

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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