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

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR2-16; RE Gaskell West Solar by Recurent Energy Gaskell West LLC
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
Kern County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Holiday Ave to the north, 225th St to the east, Avenue A to the south
Total Acres
Parcel #
Los Angeles Aqueduct
Other Location Info
Rosamond, Lancaster

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Development Types
Power:Solar (Solar PV 125 MW)
Local Actions
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

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