Undeveloped Land. Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture); E (2.5) RS MH (Estate 2.5 acres, Residential Suburban, Mobile Home); Kern County General Plan: 4.3 (Specific Plan Required).
The project proponent is requesting: (a) Amendment to the Circulation Element of the Kern County General Plan Circulation Element to Eliminate road reservations along section and mid-section lines in Section 23, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 45 T31S/R37E, in zone maps 152 and 152-28; (b) four changes in zone classification from the existing zone district A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to a (Exclusive Agriculture) on 265.3 acres of the project site within zoning Map 152, from the existing zone district A-1 MH (Mobilehome Combining) to A on 81.7 acres of the project site within zoning Map 152, from the existing zone district E (2) RS (Estate (20) Residential Suburban Combining) to A on 81.5 acres of the project site within Zoning Map 152-28, from the existing zone district PL RS MH (Platted Lands-Residential Suburban Combining-Mobilehome Combining) to A 81.4 acres of the project site within Zoning Map 152; (e) five Conditional Use Permits to allow for the construction and operation of 500 megawatt solar photovoltaic electrical generating facility (Section 19.12.030.G) in an A District; (g) The project would be supported by a 230-kV gen-tie overhead and/or underground electrical transmission line(s) originating from one or more on-site substation(s)/switchyard(s) and terminating at the LA Dept. of Water and Power's Barren Ridge Substation. The project's permanent facilities would include, service roads, a power collection system, communication cables, overhead and underground transmission lines, electrical switchyards, project substations, and operations and maintenance facilities.
South of Munsey Road, East and West of Neuralia Road, East of SR-14, North and South of Phillips
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State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, 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 Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Power:Solar (Megawatts 500)
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Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
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