Initial Study No. 7584 (CalCom Energy on behalf of Pappas Ranch LLC, Friendship LLC, California Trade LLC))


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Initial Study No. 7584 (CalCom Energy on behalf of Pappas Ranch LLC, Friendship LLC, California Trade LLC))
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
CalCom Energy
Present Land Use
Orchard /AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District/Agriculture

Document Description
Allow a 2,218 kW ground mount solar system to be developed in two phases on an approximately 11.8-acre portion of a 55-acre parcel to support agricultural operations by energizing existing electrical facilities on an adjacent 116.6-acre parcel. The project will install approximately 1.5 miles of overhead electrical lines to connect the system to the facilities. The subject parcels are located on the south side of Fresno-Coalinga Road {State Route 145) between S. Sonoma and S. Napa Avenues in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural, 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District approximately 10 miles northwest of the City of Huron. (SUP. DIST. 4) (APNs 060-140-60S, 065-020-375).

Contact Information
Ejaz Ahmad
County of Fresno
2220 Tulare Street, Sixth Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone : (559) 600-4204


Cross Streets
South side of Fresno-Coalinga Road (SR 145) bet. S. Sonoma and S. Napa Avenues
Total Acres
Parcel #
060-140-60S; 065-020-37S

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (2,218 kW Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 6


Environmental Document
CUP 3638 IS Routing Pkg   PDF 4687 K
NOC   PDF 2570 K
State Comments
2019059041 caltrans   PDF 270 K

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