Deer Creek Solar Project 1


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Deer Creek Solar Project 1
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Present Land Use
AE 10 (Exclusive Agriculture 10 Acre Minimum) and AE 40 (Exclusive Agriculture 40 Acre Minimum).

Document Description
The proposed Project consists of the construction and operation of a 378-acre, approximately 70 mega-watt (MW) ac photovoltaic (PV) energy generation facility, battery energy storage system and associated infrastructure (e.g., access roads, perimeter fencing, weather station, etc.) on the site described above.

Contact Information
Hector Guerra
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
5961 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93277-9394

Phone : (559) 624-7121


35°57'56"N 119°03'39.80"W
Terra Bella
Cross Streets
Road 224 / Ave. 96 (E. Terra Bella Ave.)
Total Acres
Parcel #
302-230-1-013 & 302-460-003
State Highways
SH 65
Deer Creek Ditch and others to the east

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Photovoltaic energy generation facility)
Local Action
Photovoltaic energy generation facility.
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 Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire 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 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Conservation


Environmental Document
Deer CK Solar I_NOI_Public Notice   PDF 112 K Deer Creek Solar I_IS-MND_7-30-19   PDF 56776 K Summary Form   PDF 459 K
NOC   PDF 1698 K
State Comments
2019089012_conservation_DeerCreekISolarMNDFinal   PDF 181 K 2019089012_DT6_TUL-65-12   PDF 667 K

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