Final Initial Study / Mitigated Negative Declaration Silver Peak Solar Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Adelanto
Document Title
Final Initial Study / Mitigated Negative Declaration Silver Peak Solar Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
The applicable City of Adelanto Zoning. Land use designation breakdown for the solar farm component of the project is as follows: • OS (Open Space) = 20.617 acres • DL 5 (Desert Living 5) = 234.521 acres • DL 2.5 (Desert Living 2.5) = 385.728 acres • LMCO (Light Manufacturing Cannabis Only) = 185.199 acres
Document Description
The Applicant proposes to construct and operate a utility-scale solar generating facility (proposed Project) on approximately 826 acres within the City of Adelanto (City) in San Bernardino County (County). Solar electricity generated by the proposed Project would be delivered by the Baldy Mesa Solar Project’s approximately five-mile generation-tie (gen-tie) and communication line that would extend to the Southern California Edison (SCE) Roadway substation. The proposed Project site would require a Location and Development Plan (LDP), Solar Energy Overlay Zone and Conditional Use Permit (CUP) from the City for facility construction, operation, and decommissioning. Section 2.0, Project Description, provides a more detailed description of the Project.

Contact Information

James Hirsch
Agency Name
City of Adelanto
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Southern California
Cross Streets
bordered to the north by Desert Flower Road, to the east by Highway 395 to the south by El Mirag
Total Acres
Parcel #
045902606 045936110 045936123 045936140 045936163 045936168 045937103 045937106 045937107 045937
State Highways
Interstate 395
Fremont Wash extends through portions of the Project Area, specifically in the northwest corner.
01, 02
Other Location Info
consists of 58 parcels, located in Sections 01, 02, 11, 12, 13, and 14 of Range 06W, and Sections 05, 07, 08, 17, and 18 of Range 05W both of which fall within Township 06N. Section 31 of Range 05W fall within Township 07N. It is bordered by Desert Flower Road to the north, Verbena Road and United States Route 395 (US-395) to the east, El Mirage Road to the south, and Caughlin Road to the west.

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), 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, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 100)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources


Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]

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