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
Project Applicant
Housing Authority of the County of Kern
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
County of Kern Planning and Natural Resources Department
2700 M St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-5029


35/35°21/21'0.95/4.97"N 119/119°1/2'49.8/7.778"W
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Residential (37 Units, 3.3 Acres)
Local Action
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian 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 Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Department of Transportation, District 6


Environmental Document
Environmental Assessment   PDF 3470 K
NOC   PDF 1327 K
State Comments
2019099086_DOT Stephens Drive Cottages _ Benton Park Cottages   PDF 179 K

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