GPA22-0003 ZC22-0004 Ormat-Truckhaven Geothermal

Summary

SCH Number
2024020495
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
GPA22-0003 ZC22-0004 Ormat-Truckhaven Geothermal
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
General Plan : Recreation/ Open Space, Low Density Residential, Recreation. Zoning S-1 (Open Space/ Recreation)
Document Description
ORNI 5, LLC (the Applicant) received CUP No. 18-0038 from the County of Imperial to drill and test six (6) exploratory geothermal wells within the "Truckhaven Geothermal Leasing Area" west of the Salton Sea and south-southwest or Salton City in western Imperial County, California. Two of the six exploratory geothermal wells located within APN 017 010 057 (Well #18-32 and Well #47-32) are located with a parcel area that Is zoned for residential use and is outside of the County's Geothermal Overlay Zone. In compliance with Special Condition 3 (SC3) of CUP No. 18 0038, the proposed Ormat-Truckhaven Geothermal Zone Change and General Plan Amendment Project Includes 1) a "Zone Change" to change the zone classification for Wells #18-32 and #47-32 (APN 017-010-057) from R 1-L.5 to S 1 (ZC#22-0004); 2) a "General Plan Amendment" to change the land use designation for Wells #18-32 and #47-32 (APN 017 010 057) from Low Density Residential to Recreation/Open Space (GPA #22-0003); and, 3) a "General Plan Amendment" to add parcel APN 017 010 057 to Imperial County General Plan Geothermal Overlay Zone.

Contact Information

Name
Jim Minnick
Agency Name
Imperial County Planning Development
Job Title
Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Imperial
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
Air Park Drive and Desert Air Court
Zip
92275
Total Acres
23.5
Parcel #
017-970-011, 017-010-057, 017-340-003
State Highways
86
Railways
none
Airports
Salton Sea Airport
Schools
none
Waterways
Arroyo Salado
Township
11S
Range
10E
Section
5
Base
SBM

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Development Types
Other (Geothermal Exploration Wells)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
State Comment Letters [Comments from State Reviewing Agency(ies)]

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