Central San Solar Panel Array

Summary

SCH Number
2021070215
Lead Agency
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Document Title
Central San Solar Panel Array
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Grazing
Document Description
CENTRAL SAN PROPOSES CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION A 1.75 MEGAWATT SOLAR PANEL ARRAY ON APPROXIMATELY 8.2 ACRES OF A 48-ACRE PARCEL AT 4451 BLUM ROAD IN UNINCOPORATED MARTINEZ (APN 159-140-042-7), WHICH IS ALREADY OWNED BY CENTRAL SAN, AND IS REFERRED TO AS THE “LAGISS PARCEL.” THE PROPOSED SOLAR PANEL ARRAY WOULD BE ACCESSED FROM THE NORTHERN END OF BLUM ROAD VIA EXTENSION OF AN EXISTING PRIVATE DRIVEWAY. THE PROPOSED SOLAR PANEL ARRAY WOULD BE ENCIRCLED BY A SERVICE ROAD AND PERIMETER FENCE. THE EXISTING SURFACE AREA TO BE COVERED BY THE PROPOSED GROUND-MOUNTED SOLAR PANEL MODULES IS APPROXIMATELY 2.5 ACRES. COMBINED, SOLAR PANEL MODULES TOGETHER WITH THE SERVICE ROAD AND DRIVEWAY, THE AREA COVERED IS APPROXIMATELY 4.0 ACRES OF THE 8.2 ACRES. THE REMAINDER (4.2 ACRES) IS GENERALLY RETENTION BASINS OR AISLE SPACE BETWEEN ROWS OF PANELS, WITH ONLY MINOR AREA BEING USED FOR INVERTERS; PANELBOARDS; MAIN PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SWITCHBOARD; STEP-DOWN, PAD-MOUNTED TRANSFORMER; AND, INTERTIE SWITCHGEAR.

Contact Information

Name
Russell B Leavitt
Agency Name
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (Central San)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Martinez
Counties
Contra Costa
Regions
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Blum Road & Explorer Way
Zip
94553
Total Acres
8.2
Parcel #
159-140-042-7
State Highways
I-680 & SR 4
Railways
BN&F
Airports
Buchanan Field

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Energy (solar))
Local Actions
Site Plan, Development Project - Solar Panel Array
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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