Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
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 Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy 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 Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Water Resources


Environmental Document
Initial Study   PDF 9514 K
Letter   PDF 575 K NOC   PDF 1056 K
State Comments
2019090305_Caltrans_pastoria solar project   PDF 308 K 2019090305_Conservation_Pastoria Solar NOP Final   PDF 133 K 2019090305_DWR_2019-10-14 - TRACC Pastoria Solar Project Kern County NOP Comment Letter   PDF 395 K 2019090305_DWR_Comment   PDF 695 K 2019090305_NAHC_NOP Pastoria Solar Project 9   PDF 239 K

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