SPA-GPA/ZC No. 19-0342 (McAllister Ranch Groundwater Banking Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2020060267
Lead Agency
Bakersfield, City of (City of Bakersfield)
Document Title
SPA-GPA/ZC No. 19-0342 (McAllister Ranch Groundwater Banking Project)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
Buena Vista Water Storage District
Present Land Use
Vacant; previously approved for development of the McAllister Ranch Specific Plan residential development, which is now defunct

Document Description
The Project is a change to the land use designation of approximately 2,072 acres of undeveloped land, commonly known as McAllister Ranch (Property) in western Bakersfield to enable the construction and operation of a groundwater recharge and recovery facility. The Project would include and involve a Specific Plan Amendment/General Plan Amendment to rescind the McAllister Ranch Specific Plan, amend the Land Use Element of the Metropolitan Bakersfield General Plan (MBGP), amend the Circulation Element of the MBGP, and amend the Housing Element of the MBGP; Zone Change for the Property; and design, construction, and approval of a water banking facility, including water conveyance to and from the Property and spreading and recovery facilities onsite.

Contact Information
Steve Esselman
City of Bakersfield Development Services Dept
1715 Chester Avenue 2nd floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 717-5860
sessselman@bakersfieldcity.us

Location

Coordinates
35°17'37"N 119°10'48"W
Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Panama Lane and S. Allen Road
Zip
93311
Total Acres
2,072
Parcel #
537-010-47-00-1, multiple
State Highways
NA
Railways
NA
Airports
NA
Schools
NA
Waterways
NA
Township
30 S
Range
26E
Section
16, 21
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (groundwater banking facility)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Housing Job Generation Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Social Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other
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 Housing and Community Development California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Natural Resources Agency 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 Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 12 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Water Resources

Attachments

Environmental Document
McAllister Ranch_Submittal Form_061220   PDF 584 K McAllister_NOP v2_061220   PDF 606 K
NOC
McAllister Ranch_NOC v2_061220   PDF 337 K
State Comments
2020060267_DWR Comment   PDF 221 K 2020060267_NAHC Comment   PDF 316 K

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