APEX ENERGY SOLUTIONS LLC - A request to establish a 3.0 MW battery energy storage facility on a (maximum) two (2) acre portion of a 16.8-acre parcel. The project site is located on the west side of South Aubrey Avenue, approximately .25 miles north of the intersection of Carmellia and Aubrey Avenues in the Dos Palos area, identified as APN No. 089-020-075. The property is designated Agricultural land use in the General Plan and zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission find that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15303 – “New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures” of the CEQA Guidelines. DL
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15303– “New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures”; and,
3) Approve Conditional Use Permit No. CUP21-008 based on the findings identified
in the Staff Report and subject to the recommended Conditions of Approval.