File #: 24-0734    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Agenda Item
File created: 4/10/2024 In control: Zoning Administrator
On agenda: 6/5/2024 Final action: 6/5/2024
Title: Hearing to consider Stella Battery Storage (Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010) request for the development and ongoing operation of an up to 5.0-megawatt (MW)/20.0-megawatt hour (MWh) battery energy storage facility on an undeveloped portion of a parcel developed with a four-suite commercial center on property identified Assessor’s Parcel Number 009-330-064, consisting of 1.87 acres, is located on the north side of Pony Express Trail, approximately 750 feet east of the intersection with Forebay Road, in the Pollock Pines Rural Center, submitted by Apex Energy Solutions, LLC (Agent: Sarah Kaaki); staff recommends the Zoning Administrator take the following actions: 1) Find Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010 to be Categorically Exempt pursuant to Section 15303, New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures, of the CEQA Guidelines; and 2) Approve Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010, based on the Findings and subject to the Conditions of Approval as presented. (Supervisorial District 5) ...
Attachments: 1. 2A - Staff Memo 06-04-2024 ZA 06-05-2024, 2. A - Staff Report, 3. B - Staff Report Exhibits A-G, 4. C - Notification Map, 5. D - Proof of Publication-Mountain Democrat, 6. Public Comment Rcvd 05-01-24 ZA 05-01-24, 7. FINAL Findings_Conditions of Approval, 8. APPROVED STAMPED Exhibits E-G, 9. APPROVED STAMPED Map

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Hearing to consider Stella Battery Storage (Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010) request for the development and ongoing operation of an up to 5.0-megawatt (MW)/20.0-megawatt hour (MWh) battery energy storage facility on an undeveloped portion of a parcel developed with a four-suite commercial center on property identified Assessor’s Parcel Number 009-330-064, consisting of 1.87 acres, is located on the north side of Pony Express Trail, approximately 750 feet east of the intersection with Forebay Road, in the Pollock Pines Rural Center, submitted by Apex Energy Solutions, LLC (Agent: Sarah Kaaki); staff recommends the Zoning Administrator take the following actions:

1) Find Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010 to be Categorically Exempt pursuant to Section 15303, New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures, of the CEQA Guidelines; and

2) Approve Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010, based on the Findings and subject to the Conditions of Approval as presented.

(Supervisorial District 5)  (cont. 05/01/24, Item 1)

 

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

Request to consider Conditional Use Permit CUP22-0010/Stella Battery Storage submitted by Apex Energy Solutions, LLC (Agent: Sarah Kaaki) for the development and ongoing operation of an up to 5.0-megawatt (MW)/20.0-megawatt hour (MWh) battery energy storage facility on an undeveloped portion of a parcel developed with a four-suite commercial center. The property, identified by Assessor’s Parcel Number 009-330-064, consisting of 1.87 acres, is located on the north side of Pony Express Trail, approximately 750 feet east of the intersection with Forebay Road, in the Pollock Pines Rural Center, Supervisorial District 5.  (County Planner: Matthew Aselage, 530-621-5977) (Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15303 of the CEQA Guidelines)

 

A Staff Report is attached.

 

CONTACT

Matthew Aselage

Planning and Building Department, Planning Division