Conditional Use Permit Case No. 7, Map No. 216

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit Case No. 7, Map No. 216
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination

Document Description
The project would include the development of a solar facility and associated infrastructure with the capacity to generate a maximum of 44 megawatt (MW) of renewable electric energy and a battery storage system on 383 acres of both public and private land. While the Environmental Impact Report analyzed impacts for the entire project site, the Conditional Use Permit as authorized under Kem County Zoning Ordinance Section 19.12.030.G specifically covers the 150 acres of private property zoned A (Exclusive Agriculture), A WE (Exclusive Agriculture - Wind Energy), and A WE GH (Exclusive Agriculture - Wind Energy Combining - Geologic Hazard Combining). The 233 acres owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is zoned OS (Open Space) and was not subject to the Planning Commission consideration. Pennanent facilities would include: solar panels; service roads; on-site battery storage systems; communication cables; overhead and underground transmission lines; electrical switchyards; inverters and transformers.

Contact Information
Janice K. Mayes
Kem County
Lead/Public Agency
2700 "M" Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8793

Camino Solar Project by Aurora Solar, LLC by Avengrid Renewables
Project Applicant



Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Kem County
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
2700 "M" Street, Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93301


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
2018061031_CUP No   PDF 1680 K

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