Conditional Use Permit Case No. 8, Map No. 113; Matcon Corporation, Inc. (PP13234)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit Case No. 8, Map No. 113; Matcon Corporation, Inc. (PP13234)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
The proposal is for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a surface mining operation and development of a reclamation plan in accordance with the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) of 1975. As proposed, the operation will disturb 17.23 acres of a 281 acre site consisting of five parcels, a portion of which has been disturbed under a previously approved surface mining and reclamation plan (CUP 1, Map 113; CA Mine ID #91-15-0011). The site is zoned A-1 MH and designated 1.1 (State or Federal Land), 8.4/2.4 (Mineral and Petroleum, Minimum 5 Acre Parcel Size/ Steep Slope Overlay) and 8.5/2.5 (Resource Management, Minimum 20 Acre Parcel Size/Flood Hazard Overlay) by the Kern County General Plan. The applicant proposes to employ open pit mining techniques to mine seismotite, pumicite, calcium bentonite clay and limestone aggregate.

Contact Information

Randall Cates
Agency Name
Kern County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
054-020-02, 04, 08, 09, 16
State Highways
Hwy 14
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, Cal Fire, 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 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Mining (Mineral Various)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, 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, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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