Allow a Photovoltaic Solar Power Generation Facility with Related Improvements

1 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Allow a Photovoltaic Solar Power Generation Facility with Related Improvements
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Farmland/AE-20 (Exclusive Agriculture; 20-acre minimum parcel size) / Agriculture
Document Description
Allow a photovoltaic solar power generation facility with related improvements including 50-foot high electrical utility poles, 300 s.f. inverter buildings, a 8,850 s.f. substation and an eight-foot high chain-link fencing on an approximately 120.07-acre portion of a 155.85-acre parcel in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District. The project site is located one-half mile to the west of N. Russell Avenue between W. Nees and W. Althea Avenues and approximately 12 miles west of the City of Firebaugh in Fresno County (SUP. DIST.: 1) (APNos.: 005-040-17S, 005-040-125, 005-040-155).

Contact Information

Ejaz Ahmad
Agency Name
Fresno County, Department of Public Works and Planning
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Firebaugh, Mendota
Cross Streets
1/2 mile to the west of N. Russell Ave between W. Nees and W. Althea Ave in F. Co.
Total Acres
Parcel #
019-050-55st / 019-050-56st
State Highways
Hwy 33

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Airport/Energy Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Commercial (Acres 629.82)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, 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, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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