SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Farming/40 acre-minimum, Permanent Grazing/40-ac min & Heavy Industrial (Mineral Extraction)
Document Description
Use Permit to reactivate expired Use Permit PLN080414. Use Permit PLN080414 allowed the drilling of six exploratory oil and gas wells on two sites within the same parcel. Three wells are proposed for each of the two sites, known as the North Paris Valley No. 1 (NPV-1) drill site and the Central Paris Valley No. 1h (CPV-1h) drill site. (No Fracking) (APN 422-281-001-000). The project is located along the east side of Paris Valley Road, west of Highway 101 and four miles north of the town of San Ardo, South County Area Plan.

Contact Information

Taven Kinison Brown
Agency Name
Monterey County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Paris Valley Rd / Hwy 101
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 101
Salinas River
Other Location Info
San Ardo

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
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 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation

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