Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Pastoria Solar Project by Pastoria Solar Energy, LLC
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Grazing Land. Kem 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 (MW) ofrenewable electrical energy and 80 MW of energy storage, 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. 2 I 9; b) Williamson Act Land Use Contract Cancellation No. 19-02; and c) General Plan Amendment (GPA) No. I 0, Map No. 219 (Circulation).

Contact Information
Cindi Hoover
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
Lead/Public Agency
2700 "M" Street Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-8629


34°57'18.491119"N 118°51'19.62314"W
Cross Streets
Edmonston Pumping Plant Road and Laval Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
241-310-08, 10, 15, 17
California Aqueduct
Other Location Info
Section: 11, 12, 13, 14

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power (Solar)(Megawatts 115) Other (Energy Storage (80 MW))
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Use Permit WALUC
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Septic System Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Water Resources (DWR)


Environmental Document
00_Volume 1_Pastoria Solar DEIR Final   PDF 42144 K 00_Volume 2_Appendices   PDF 43651 K 00_Volume 3_Appendices   PDF 148485 K NOA   PDF 369 K OPR Summary Form   PDF 424 K
Final Document(s)
7_Response to Comments_Final   PDF 11894 K Signed NOC   PDF 905 K
Signed NOC   PDF 531 K
State Comments
2019090305_Caltrans Comment   PDF 217 K 2019090305_DWR Comment   PDF 741 K 2020070055_Conservation Comment   PDF 761 K

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