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
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
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)(115 Watts) Other (Energy Storage (80 MW))
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Use Permit WALUC
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission 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


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
Signed NOC   PDF 531 K

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