SCH Number 2019060259


Project Info

Title
Sanborn Solar Project by Sanborn Solar, LLC
Description
Sanborn Solar Project, by Sanborn Solar, LLC (project proponent), is requesting the land use entitlements necessary to facilitate the construction and operation of a solar photovoltaic power generating facility and associated facilities that would generate a combined total of approximately 300 megawatts (MW) of renewable electrical energy and up to 3GWh of energy storage capacity on approximately 2,006 acres of privately-owned land in unincorporated Kem County. Implementation of the project as proposed would include: (a) Three (3) Zone Change Cases (ZCC) from the existing Zone District A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to A (Exclusive Agriculture) and from the existing Zone District A-1 H (Limited Agriculture -Airport Approach Height Combining) to AH (Exclusive Agriculture -Airport Approach Height Combining) for approximately 461 acres (ZCC No. 56, Map No. 196); from the existing Zone District A-1 to A for approximately 645 acres (ZCC No. 2, Map No. 212); and from the existing Zone District A-1 to A and from A-1 FPS (Limited Agriculture - Flood Plain Secondary Combining) to A FPS (Exclusive Agriculture - Flood Plain Secondary Combining) for approximately 320 acres (ZCC No. 59, Map No. 213); (b) Three (3) Conditional Use Permits (CUP), to allow for the construction and operation of a 300 MW solar photovoltaic electrical generating facility with up to 3GWh of energy storage (Section 19.12.030.G) in an A District(CUP No. 45, Map No. 196; CUP No. 5, Map No. 212; and CUP No. 66, Map No. 213); and(c)Amendment to the Mojave Specific Plan to remove a portion of the designated, but not constructed, arterial roadway of Purdy Avenue from United Street to Fifth Street (Specific Plan Amendment No. 30, Map 196). The project's permanent facilities would include service roads, overhead and underground transmission lines, a step-up conversion station, solar arrays, project substations, energy storage facilities, telecommunication equipment, perimeter security fencing, operations and maintenance facilities, and gen-tie lines.
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3 documents in project

Type Lead Agency Received Title
Kern County (a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 196, Zone Change Case No. 56; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 212, Zone Change Case No. 2; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 213, Zone...
Kern County Sanborn Solar Project by Sanborn Solar, LLC
Kern County Sanborn Solar Project by Sanborn Solar, LLC