EIR 06-17; AVE Apollo Solar Project by Sunbow Solar I LLC, Syracuse SOlar LLC and Tours Solar LLC

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
EIR 06-17; AVE Apollo Solar Project by Sunbow Solar I LLC, Syracuse SOlar LLC and Tours Solar LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Syracuse Site: Undeveloped Land / Zoning: A FP (Exclusive Agriculture/Floodplain Combining District) / Kern County General Plan: 8.3 (Extensive Agriculture; minimum 20 acre parcel size, a minimum 80 acre parcel size with a Williamson Act contract). Tours Site: Undeveloped Land / Zoning: A FP and A (Exclusive Agriculture) / Kern County General Plan: 8.3 Sunbow Site: Undeveloped Land / Zoning: A FPS (Exclusive Agriculture/Floodplain Secondary Combining District) / Kern County General Plan: 8.3

Document Description
Project proponents are requesting: a) an Amendment to the Circulation Element of the Kern County General Plan to eliminate road reservation along the mid-section line in Section 19, T10N/R13W SBBM, in Zone Map 214 (General Plan Amendment 5, Map 214); b) Three Conditional Use Permits, each to allow for the construction and operation of a 20 megawatt solar photovoltaic electrical generating facility (Section 19.12..030.G) in an A District (CUP 37, Map 214; CUP 38, Map 214; CUP 39, Map 214); c) a CUP to allow for the installation and operation of a temporary concrete batch plant on the Syracuse Site during construction of solar facilities (CUP 40, Map 214); and d) a CUP to allow for the construction and operation of a communication tower, communication cables, overhead and underground transmission lines, an electrical switching station, project substations, operations and maintenance facilities, and a gen-tie line to transmit electricity from the project substation on the Sunbow Site to the electrical switching station. An existing gen-tie line would transmit electricity from the electrical switching station to the electrical grid.

Contact Information
Randall Cates
Kern County
2700 M street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-8612


34°56'59.8094"N 118°18'8.8934"W
Cross Streets
~9 miles SW of Mojave and ~ 8 miles NW of Rosamond
Total Acres
Parcel #
346-022-03, 346-131-12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
Oak Creek, LA Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (communication tower, temp. concrete batch plant)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency California Department of Conservation California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5

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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