Cuyama Solar Facility and Comprehensive Plan/Land Use Development Code Amendments

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County
Document Title
Cuyama Solar Facility and Comprehensive Plan/Land Use Development Code Amendments
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agricultural production. Five parcels comprising site are owned by Bolthouse Properties, LLC and are actively cultivated by Bolthouse Farms. Primary crops is carrots, along with rotational crops including onions and potatoes. North: Commercial Agriculture, AG-11-100 South: Ranch Land/Agriculture, U, Unlimited Agriculture East: Agriculture, AG-11-100 West: Commercial Agriculture: Commercial Agriculture, U, Unlimited Agriculture

Document Description
The Proposed Project has three components: 1) regulatory amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Development Code, 2) discretionary permit approvals for the Solar Facility, and 3) additions to the PG&E Cuyama Substation.

Contact Information
Kathy Pfeifer
Santa Barbara County Planning & Development
Lead/Public Agency
123 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone : (805) 568-2507


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 166
New Cuyama
Cuyama Joint JSD
Cuyama River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Acres 327, Employees <10) Power:Solar (Megawatts 40)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone CUP
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Biological Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Public Services Solid Waste Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB)

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