EIR 06-17; AVE Apollo Solar Project by Sunbow Solar I LLC, Syracuse SOlar LLC and Tours Solar LLC
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
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.
Air Resources Board, Transportation ProjectsCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4California Department of Parks and RecreationCalifornia Department of Transportation, District 6California Energy CommissionCalifornia Native American Heritage CommissionCalifornia Public Utilities CommissionCentral Valley Flood Protection BoardDelta Protection CommissionDelta Stewardship CouncilDepartment of Water ResourcesOffice of Emergency Services, CaliforniaResources AgencyCalifornia Department of ConservationCalifornia Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5
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