Conditional Use Permit Application No. CUP22-009 – West II Clean Power LLC Solar Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
County of Merced, Department of Community and Economic Development
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit Application No. CUP22-009 – West II Clean Power LLC Solar Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The site is designated Agricultural land use in the General Plan and is zoned A-1 (General Agricultural)
Document Description
The project includes a request by Renewable America LLC (RNA; Applicant) for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP; CUP22-009) to allow for the development of a 2-megawatt alternating current (MWac) photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility, a 600-square-foot equipment pad, PV system equipment and a mounted transformer, and various associated site improvements. The project would include the construction of an 8-acre solar PV power generation facility that would generate 2 MWac of solar energy with associated inverters, fencing, and an internal access road and driveway. The project would deliver power to the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) existing distribution network through a primary service interconnection located on Westside Boulevard. The purpose of the project is to implement a renewable energy generation facility that would provide renewable energy to the surrounding region.

Contact Information

Cameron G Christie
Agency Name
Merced County Community and Economic Development Department
Job Title
Planner I
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Lincon Blvd. & Westside Blvd.
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Livingston High School & Livingston Middle School

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (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, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Power:Solar (Photovoltaic)(Megawatts 2)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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