EIR JKM <07-14>; RE Garland Solar, by RE Garland, LLC

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR JKM <07-14>; RE Garland Solar, by RE Garland, LLC
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
The project proponent is requesting: a) Three General Plan Amendment to the Circulation Element of the Kern County General Plan to eliminate road reservations along section and mid-section lines in Sections 30, 31, and 32 T9N/R15W SBB&M and Sections 26, 35, and 36 T9N/R16W SBB&M, in zone maps 233, 234, and 234-26; b) two changes in zone classification from the existing zone districts of approximately 42 acres of E (2 1/2) RS in zone map 234; approximately 791 acres of E (2 1/2) RS MH in zone map 234; and approximately 158 acres of E (2 1/2) RS MH in zone map 234-26, to the A district; c) amend the boundaries of the Joshua Heights Specific Plan to remove the project area from the proposed specific plan boundary; d) two Kern County General Plan Amendment to designations from 4.3 (Specific Plan Required-Joshua Heights) to 8.5 totaling 1402 acres in zone map 234 and approximately 40 acres in zone map 234-26; e) Vacations of public access easements, and six conditional use permits, in zone maps 233, 234, and 234-26, to allow for construction and operation of a 200 megawatt solar facility within the A zone district, pursuant to Section 19.12.030.G of the Kern County Zoning Ordinance. The project would be supported by an overhead transmission corridor running from the proposed solar substation at Gaskell Road between 215th Street and 220th Street, to the Southern California Edison "Astoria" Switchyard offsite approximately 3 miles northeast of the project area.

Contact Information
Janice Mayes
Kern County
2700 M Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8793


34°49'42"N 118°31'30"W
Cross Streets
South of Patterson Road, North of Avenue A; West of 240th Street West; and East of 205th Street
Total Acres
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Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (200 Watts)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment General Plan Element Rezone Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Easement Vacation &amp; Amend Specific Plan
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Conservation

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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