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File #: PC 19-019    Name: PLN180394 - Vistra (Duke Energy)
Type: Planning Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/20/2019 In control: Monterey County Planning Commission
On agenda: 3/27/2019 Final action:
Title: PLN180394 - DUKE ENERGY MOSS LANDING LLC (VISTRA ENERGY CORPORATION) Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Moss Landing Power Plant Master Plan to allow a battery energy storage system at the site. Project Location: 11283 Dolan Road, Moss Landing, North County Land Use Plan, Moss Landing Community Plan Proposed CEQA action: Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit A - Project Data Sheet, 3. Exhibit B - Discussion, 4. Exhibit C - Draft Resolution, 5. Exhibit D - Vicinity Map, 6. Exhibit E - Initial Study MND, 7. Exhibit F - Public Comments on MND, 8. Exhibit G - North County LUAC Minutes, 9. Exhibit H - Biology Letter (Response to CDFW), 10. Exhibit I - Traffic Assessment LIB190012, 11. Exhibit J - Construction Management Plan
Title
PLN180394 - DUKE ENERGY MOSS LANDING LLC (VISTRA ENERGY CORPORATION)
Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Moss Landing Power Plant Master Plan to allow a battery energy storage system at the site.
Project Location: 11283 Dolan Road, Moss Landing, North County Land Use Plan, Moss Landing Community Plan
Proposed CEQA action: Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Planning Commission adopt a resolution to:
1. Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration;
2. Approve a Combined Development Permit consisting of a:
a. Coastal Administrative Permit amending the Moss Landing Power Plant Master Plan to change the use within an existing building from storage of electric generating turbines to establish of a 20-year life span battery energy storage system, and
b. Coastal Administrative Permit for development within 750 feet of a known archaeological site for the excavation and placement of the substation, replacement of an existing transformer, installation of new inverters and transformers on-site, and grading of approximately 3,750 cubic yards of cut; and
3. Adopt a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program.
The attached draft resolution includes findings and evidence for consideration (Exhibit C). Staff recommends approval of the project subject to 17 conditions of approval including one mitigation measure.

PROJECT INFORMATION:
Agent: Eric Cherniss
Owner: Duke Energy Moss Landing LLC (Vistra Energy Corp.)
APN: 133-181-011-000
Zoning: HI (CZ)
Parcel Size: 137.5 acres
Plan Area: North County Land Use Plan, Moss Landing Community
Plan, Coastal Zone
Flagged and Staked: No




SUMMARY:
The subject property is a 137.5 acre parcel located in Moss Landing's industrial area, northeast of the Highway 1 and Dolan Road intersection. Adjoining the property to the north is PG&E's electric transmission operations and maintenance headquarters, and to the south is Dolan Road and the Moss Landing Business Park. Moss Landin...

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