EIR2-16; RE Gaskell West Solar by Recurent Energy Gaskell West LLC

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR2-16; RE Gaskell West Solar by Recurent Energy Gaskell West LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Land. Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture); E (2.5) RS MH (Estate 2.5 acres, Residential Suburban, Mobile Home); Kern County General Plan: 4.3 (Specified Plan Required)

Document Description
The project proponent is requesting; (a) Amendment to the Circulation Element of the Kern County General Plan Circulation Element to Eliminate road reservations along section and mid-section lines in Section 25, 26, 27, 33, and 34, T 9N/R16W, in zone maps 234, 234-25, 234-26,234-27 and 234-34; (b) Amend the boundaries of the Joshua Heights Specific Plan to remove the projet area from the proposed specific plan boundary; (c) five General Plan Amendment to designation from 4.3 (Specific Plan Required-Joshua Heights) to 8.5 (Resource Management) totaling 526.2 acres in zone map 234, 129 acres in zone map 234-25, 367.5 acres in zone map 234-26, 125.2 ares in zone map 234-27 and 320 acres in zone map 234-34; (d) five changes in zone classification from the existing zone district E (2.5) RS MH (Estate (2.5) - Residential Suburban Combining-Mobile Home Combing) to A (Exclusive Agriculture) on2 5 acres of the project site within zoning Map 234, 129 acres within zoning map 234-25, 367.5 acres within zone map 234-26, 125.2 acres within zone map 234-27 and 415.2 acres within zone map 234-34; (e) eight Conditional Use Permits to allow for the construction and operation of 125 megawatt solar photovoltaic electrical generating facility (Section 19.12.030.G) in an A District; (f) vacation of existing public access easements on the project site; (g) The project would be supported by a 220-kV gen-tie. The project's permanent facilities would include, service roads, a power collection system, communication cables, overhead and underground transmission lines, electrical switchyards, project substations, and operations and maintenance facilities.

Contact Information
Carlos E. Rojas
Kern County
Lead/Public Agency
2700 M Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-5015


34°49'42"N 118°31'30"W
Cross Streets
Norht of Patterson Road, East of 205th Street, South of Ave., A, and West of 240th Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
Los Angeles Aqueduct
Other Location Info
Rosamond, Lancaster

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Solar PV 125 MW)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment General Plan Element Rezone Use Permit Easement Vacation
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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