CUP 3334: Allow a Photovoltaic Solar Power Generation Facility with Related Improvements. App No. 6426


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
CUP 3334: Allow a Photovoltaic Solar Power Generation Facility with Related Improvements. App No. 6426
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Farmland / AE-20 / Agriculture

Document Description
Allow a photovoltaic solar power generation facility with related improvements including a substation with an 80-foot tall electrical utility pole, 20 approximately 160 sf inverter/transformer buildings, a 1,200 sf maintenance building, and a six-foot tall chain-link fence on a 196.99-acre site in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District. The proposed facility will connect to an existing 115kV PG&E electrical distribution line adjacently located at the northeast corner of the project site. The project site is located on the north side of Nees Avenue, between Russell and Millux Avenues, approximately seven and a quarter miles southwest of the nearest city limits of the City of Firebaugh (Sup. Dist.: 1) (APNs: 005-060-17S, 18S).

Contact Information
Derek Chambers
Fresno County, Department of Public Works and Planning
Lead/Public Agency
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor
Fresno, CA 93720

Phone : (559) 600-4205


Cross Streets
North side of Ness Avenue, between Russell and Millux Avenues
Total Acres
Parcel #
005-060-17S, 18S

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Acres 196.99)
Local Action
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
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Airport/Energy Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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