Benton Park Cottages (Scattered Site, Aggregated EA)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Benton Park Cottages (Scattered Site, Aggregated EA)
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Present Land Use
Currently vacant, R3 (Stephens); currently vacant R3-PD (Terrace)
Document Description
The Project consists of the design, engineering and construction of a new 37-unit affordable housing development located on two sites. The units are divided between the two (2) parcels as such: twenty-nine (29) units at 2431 Terrace Way (zoned R3-PD, Parcel Number: 147-170-03) and eight (8) units at 308 Stephens Drive (zoned R3, Parcel Number: 147-031-27). Both parcels are County islands in the greater Bakersfield area. The parcels are approximately 1,600 feet away from each other. All of the units will be one-bedroom and restricted to households less than 60% of AMI. The sites are also close to amenities, including public transit, grocery stores, a pharmacy, and parks. The units will be zero net energy.

Contact Information

Eric Moland
Agency Name
County of Kern Planning and Natural Resources Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Housing Authority of the County of Kern
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Belle Terrace, Leon Lemmond Dr.
Total Acres
Parcel #
147-170-03 (Stephens), 147-031-27 (Terrace)
State Highways
58, 99 (both)
Yes (both)
Other Location Info
Township: 30S (both) Range: 27E (both) Section: 1 (both)

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Development Types
Residential (Units 37, Acres 3.3)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


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