South Kern Compost Manufacturing Facility Project by by South Kern Industrial Center, LLC
RC - Response to Comments
Present Land Use
Composting Facility. Zoning: South Kern Industrial SP; South Kern Industrial Specific Plan: 3.4/2.5 (Solid Waste Facilities).
The project proponent is requesting: Modifications to Conditional Use Permit
No. 2, Map No. 158, which consist of increasing the types of composting feedstocks accepted at the facility,
including digestate, in response to Assembly Bill 1826 and Senate Bill 1383 requirements; installing new
equipment to be used as part of pre-processing and post-composting operations, including, but not limited to
grinders, electrical screens, etc., to improve composting efficiency and capability; increasing all pile heights
from 15 feet to 20 feet, including, but not limited to, receiving, mixing, composting, curing, screening, and
finished product; and increasing storage time of finished compost product from seven (7) days to 180 days to
accommodate seasonal markets and be consistent with regulatory permitting requirements
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation
Other (Composting Facility)
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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