Initial Study Application No. 7146; Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3531

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016091052
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Initial Study Application No. 7146; Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3531
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The project for purposes of review under CEQA consists of two components: a 70 kV Generation Tie Line that is the subject of Unclassified Conditional Use Permit (CUP) Application No. 3531, and a 70 kV Switching Station. The 70 kV Generation Tie Line will connect a photovoltaic solar power generation facility that was authorized by CUP No. 3291 in accordance with a MND that was adopted by the Fresno County Planning Commission on November 3, 2011, to the new 70 kV Switching Station, which will be the relocation of the existing PG&E Stroud Switching Station located approx. 800 feet northwest of the new switching station. the 70 kV Generation Tie Line will be constructed, owned and operated by GASNA 6P LLC, while the 70 kV Switching Station will be constructed by PGE&E under CPUC jurisdiction and will also be owned and operated by the PG&E. The Generation Tie Line will occupy approx. 15.5 acre and Switching Station will occupy 13-acre portion of a 182.7 acre parcel in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agriculture, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District.

Contact Information
Ejaz Ahmad
Fresno County
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

559-600-4204

Location

Cities
San Joaquin
Counties
Fresno
Cross Streets
South side of W. Kamm Ave. & 3.3 miles west from intersection with S. Lassen Ave
Total Acres
182.7
Parcel #
040-080-41S
Township
18S
Range
17E
Section
19
Base
MDBM

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
County of Fresno
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
2220 Tulare Street, Suite "A", Fresno, CA 93721

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
N/A
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