General Plan Amendment/Zone Change No. 22-0127 and Site Plan Review No. 22-0326

Summary

SCH Number
2024030439
Lead Agency
City of Bakersfield
Document Title
General Plan Amendment/Zone Change No. 22-0127 and Site Plan Review No. 22-0326
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
LR (Low-Density Residential), GC (General Commercial), and OS-S (open Space- Slopes exceeding 30%) land use, R-1-HD (One Family Dwelling - Hillside Development) and C-1/PCD-HD (Limited Commercial/ Planned Commercial Development- Hillside Development) zoning.
Document Description
McIntosh & Associates (applicant), on behalf of Aurora Borealis Development, LLC (property owner), is proposing a multi-family apartment complex with increased density on approximately 37.43 acres located east of Alfred Harrell Highway between Allegheny Court and Tuscany Hills Lane [Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 386-050-38]. The request includes: 1. General Plan Amendment (GPA) of the land use element of the Metropolitan Bakersfield General Plan (General Plan) from LR (Low-Density Residential), GC (General Commercial), and OS-S (Open Space-Slopes exceeding 30%) to HMR (High-Medium Residential) on 37.43 acres; 2. Zone Change (ZC) classification from R-1-HD (One Family Dwelling-Hillside Development) and C-1/PCD-HD (Limited Commercial/ Planned Commercial Development- Hillside Development) to R-2-HD (Limited Multiple-Family Dwelling-Hillside Development) on 37.43 acres; and, (3) Site Plan Review (SPR) consisting of a multi-family apartment complex consistent with the R-2 HD zone classification. The project involves developing a 314-unit multiple family residential development located adjacent to and east of Alfred Harrell Highway in Bakersfield approximately .75 miles north of State Route 178. The development would consist of 38 residential building 3-story in height. The conceptual Site Plan also includes access taken from Old Walker Pass Road, parking lots, concrete pedestrian walkways, a courtyard with a garden, and a dog park. Planned amenities for residents also include a club room, fitness room, and pool.

Contact Information

Name
Yazid S Alawgarey
Agency Name
City of Bakersfield
Job Title
Assistant Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
East of Alfred Harrell Highway between Allegheny Court and Tuscany Hills Lane
Zip
93306
Total Acres
37.43
Parcel #
386-050-38
State Highways
SR-178
Waterways
Kern River
Township
29S
Range
29E
Section
38
Base
Mt Diabl

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 19, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Residential (Units 312, Acres 37.43)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Rezone
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Utilities/Service Systems

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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