Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Project Applicant
Kern County
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Grazing Land. Kern County General Plan; 8.1 (Intensive Agriculture); 8.3 (Extensive Agriculture); 8.4 (Mineral and Petroleum); 2.1 (Flood Hazard), Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture)

Document Description
The project includes a request for land use entitlements necessary to facilitate the future construction and operation of a solar facility and associated infrastructure to generate a combined 115 megawatts of renewable electrical energy on approximately 650 acres of privately-owned land. Implementation of the project as proposed would require: a) Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 9, Map No. 219; b) Williamson Act Land Use Contract Cancellation No. 19~02; c) General Plan Amendment (GPA) No. 10, Map No. 219.

Contact Information
Cindi Hoover
Kem County Planning Department
2700 "M" Street Suite l 00
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-8629



Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (115 Watts)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment 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 Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board


Environmental Document
Initial Study   PDF 9514 K
Letter   PDF 575 K NOC   PDF 1056 K

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