EIR MH 1-12; Kingbird Solar Photovoltaic Project by Kingbird Solar, LLC.

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012071086
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR MH 1-12; Kingbird Solar Photovoltaic Project by Kingbird Solar, LLC.
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
The proposed project would construct and operate a photovoltaic power-generating facility which would produce a total of 40 MW of electricity from approximately 700,000 solar PV panels on 324 acres of land in unincorporated Kern County. The project would require approval of a CUP as well as a zone change to A (Exclusive Agriculture) in order to construct and operate the solar facility within areas currently zoned as E (2 1/2) RS (Estate 2.5 acres, Residential Suburban Combining) zone districts. The project would also require an amendment to the Willow Springs Specific Plan to change the site land use from 5.6 (Residential/ Min. 2.5 Gross Acres per unit); 2.8 (Military Flight Operations) to 8.5 (Resource Management).

Contact Information
Matthew Hall
Kern County Planning Department
2700 M Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

661 862 8611

Location

Coordinates
34°49'.9"N 118°27'.73"W
Cities
Mojave
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Avenue A and 170th Street West
Zip
93560
Total Acres
324
Parcel #
261-196-07
Township
9N
Range
15W
Section
35
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
Rosemond

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (40 Watts)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Department of Conservation Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Native American Heritage Commission Caltrans, District 9 Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (Victorville)
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