(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...
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).
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