Comprehensive Environmental Impact Report Information for Revisions to the Kern County Zoning Ordinance – Focused on Oil and Gas Local Permitting

For Oil and Gas Permitting Questions, Please Email: oilandgasplanning@kerncounty.com

Supplemental Recirculated Environmental Impact Report

Final SREIR (2020/2021) with Response to Comments
Revised Zoning Ordinance for Oil and Gas Activities – 3/8/2021 (430 KB)
Notice of Decision (913 KB)
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (687 KB)
Statement of Overriding Considerations (532 KB)
Findings of Fact in Support of Determinations (1.16 MB)
Notice of Preparation (NOP) (1.43 MB)

Supplemental Recirculated Environmental Impact Report – Public Meetings
Hearing Locations: Dates: Files:
Board of Supervisors Hearing
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
March 8, 2021 at 9:00 am Staff Report  (109 MB)
Addendum Staff Report – Part 1 (52 MB)
Addendum Staff Report – Part 2 (376 MB)
Late Comments (836 KB)
Additional Late Comments (407 KB)
Public Comment Protocol (119 KB)
Planning Commission Hearing
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
February 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm Staff Report (76.3 MB)
Addendum (51.9 MB)
Additional Handout Materials (806 KB)
Agenda (134 KB)
Public Comment Protocol (592 KB)
Scoping Meeting Location: Dates: Files:
Online Microsoft Live Event – https://tinyurl.com/y93r92b3 May 13, 2020 at 1:30 pm Agenda (18 KB)

Supplemental Environmental Impact Report

Final SEIR
Notice of Decision (351 KB)
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (789 KB)
Statement of Overriding Considerations (1.39 MB)
Findings of Fact in Support of Determinations (317 KB)
Notice of Preparation (NOP) (3.44 MB)

SEIR Environmental Impact Report – Public Meetings
Hearing Locations: Dates/Times: Files:
Board of Supervisors Hearing
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
December 11, 2018 Staff Report 12.9 MB)
Planning Commission Hearing
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
November 8, 2018 Staff Report (23.8 MB)
Scoping Meeting Location: Dates: Files:
Kern County Public Services Building, 2700 “M” Street, Conference Room 1A, Bakersfield, CA June 15, 2018 Agenda (801 KB)

Original Environmental Impact Report

Final EIR
Revised Amended Zoning Ordinance for Oil and Gas Activities – 11/9/2015 (323 KB)
Notice of Decision (2.24 MB)
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (584 KB)
Statement of Overriding Considerations (409 KB)
Findings of Fact in Support of Determinations (1.5 MB)
Notice of Preparation (NOP) (878 KB)

Original Environmental Impact Report – Public Meetings
Hearing Location: Dates/Times: Files:
Board of Supervisors Hearing
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
November 9, 2015 Staff Report – Part 1 (77 MB)
Staff Report – Part 2 (68.8 MB)
Addendum (11.1 MB)
Addendum Attachment A (8.71 MB)
Planning Commission Hearing
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
October 5, 2015 Staff Report (7.25 MB)
Addendum (2.57 MB)
Associations Response Letter (913 KB)
Workshop Locations: Dates: Files:
Taft Veterans Hall, Room 1
218 Taylor Street, Taft, CA
August 17, 2015 Agenda (810 KB)
Shafter Veterans Building, Room 2
309 California Avenue, Shafter, CA
August 10, 2015 Agenda (772 KB)
Chambers of the Board of Supervisors, First Floor
Kern County Administrative Center
1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA
July 27, 2015 Staff Report (6.48 MB)
PowerPoint #1 (1.4 MB)
PowerPoint #2 (714 KB)
Scoping Meeting Locations: Dates: Files:
Lost Hills Recreation Building,
Lost Hills Park, Hwy 46, Lost Hills, CA
September 16, 2013 PowerPoint Presentation (1.8 MB)
Taft Veterans Hall,
Room 1, 218 Taylor Street, Taft, CA
September 18, 2013 PowerPoint Presentation (1.8 MB)
Kern County Board Chambers,
1st Floor Board Chambers,
1115 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA
September 23, 2013 PowerPoint Presentation (1.8 MB)
Shafter Veterans Building,
Room 2, 309 California Avenue, Shafter CA
September 25, 2013 PowerPoint Presentation (1.8 MB)
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