Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014061039
Lead Agency
Inyo County
Document Title
Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received
Present Land Use
State and Federal; Tribal; Residential; Commercial; Industrial; Open Space; Natural Resources

Document Description
The County of Inyo is proposing to update its General Plan to include policies for solar energy development within the County. The proposed Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment (REGPA) involves identifying new and modified General Plan goals, policies, and implementation measures, including Solar Energy Development Areas (SEDA), based on the results of an Opportunities and Constraints Technical Study (OCTS); a background report (Inyo County 2013); work completed in 2011; and, input from stakeholders and the public. From this foundation of work and outreach, eight proposed SEDAs have been identified and will be analyzed in the program environmental impact report.

Contact Information
Cathreen Richards
Inyo County
P.O. Drawer L
Independence, CA 93526

Phone : (760) 878-0263

Location

Counties
Inyo
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Entirety of Inyo County
Total Acres
10227 sm
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
Hwy 395/136/190/168/178
Railways
Various
Airports
Various
Schools
Various
Waterways
Owens River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar
Local Action
General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 (Inyo & Mono Region) Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Caltrans, District 9 Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (Victorville)
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