GPA23-0002 ZC23-0002 CUP23-0007 CUP23-0008 IS23-0007, NorthStar 3

Summary

SCH Number
2024060955
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
GPA23-0002 ZC23-0002 CUP23-0007 CUP23-0008 IS23-0007, NorthStar 3
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Document Description
The proposed project consists of issuance of a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow for the construction and operation of a 100-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) facility and a 200-MW battery energy storage system (BESS) within an Open Space/Preservation zone (S-2). The project is proposed to connect to the electrical grid via an off-site transmission line, which would extend to the west from the project site, connecting to the existing Imperial Irrigation District's (11D) 161-kilovolt (kV) "L" Line which traverses the project site.

Contact Information

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

Location

Cities
Salton City
Counties
Imperial
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Salton Sea Road and Highway 86
Zip
92004
Total Acres
585
Parcel #
017-350-031, 017-350-030, 017-350-027
State Highways
SR-86
Railways
None
Airports
None
Schools
None
Waterways
Salton Sea
Township
11S
Range
10E
Section
25

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 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 Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Power:Solar (BESS)(Megawatts 100.200)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, 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, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, archeological/historical; forest Land/Fire Hazard; Soil Erosion; Traffic/Circulation; Water Supply/Groundwater; GHG
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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