(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 196, Zone Change Case No. 56; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 212, Zone Change Case No. 2; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 213, Zone...

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Summary

SCH Number
2019060259
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 196, Zone Change Case No. 56; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 212, Zone Change Case No. 2; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 213, Zone...
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/18/2020
Project Applicant
Sanborn Solar Project by Sanborn Solar, LLC (PP19102)

Document Description
The proposed project would involve construction and operation of one photovoltaic (PV) power-generating facility, on two discontinuous sites, which would produce a combine total of 300 megawatts (MW) of electricity with up to three (3) gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy storage on approximately 2,006 acres of land in unincorporated Kem County. The proposal includes: Northern Project Site: (a) Changes in zone classifications from A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to A (Exclusive Agriculture) on approximately 325.11 number of acres and from A-1 H (Limited Agriculture - Airport Approach Height Combining) to A H (Exclusive Agriculture - Airport Approach Height Combining) on approximately 49.34 acres or more restrictive districts (ZCC No. 56, Map No. 196); (b) Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to allow for the construction and operation of a solar photovoltaic electrical generating facility, including energy storage (Section 19.12.030.G) In the A (Exclusive Agriculture), AH (Exclusive Agriculture - Airport Approach Height Combining) District (CUP No. 45, Map No. 196); and (c) Amendment to the Circulation Element of the Mojave Specific Plan to remove a portion of the designated, but not constructed, arterial roadway of Purdy Avenue from United Street to Fifth Street (SPA No. 30, Map No. 196). See NOD for full details.

Contact Information
Lorelei H. Oviatt
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
2700 "M" Street Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8600

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
Approximately 14 miles southeast of the City of Tehachapi, approximately 1.5 miles southeast of the unincorporated community of Mojave, and approximately 7.5 miles northeast of the unincorporated community of Rosamond

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
County of Kem
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Kem County Administrative Center, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Fifth Floor, Bakersfield, California 93301, telephone no. 868-3585.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2019060259_Final Sanborn Solar   PDF 416 K

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