AA22-040 BIOGAS DAIRY DIGESTER ITEM A.
ADMINISTRATIVE APPLICATION No. AA22-040 – AEMETIS BIOGAS DAIRY DIGESTER– proposes to construct a new, partially above-ground, earthen, Tier 1, double-lined covered lagoon digester and a 50 ft. by 75 ft. equipment pad on a site with an existing dairy operation. The purpose of the digester is manure processing and biogas collection, as such the digester is an Accessory Use to the existing permitted dairy, and will not change the character of the use. The project site is located at 19104 Crane Avenue, Hilmar, CA 95324, on the north side of West Crane Ave, 900 ft. east of North Larson Ave on a parcel identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 045-220-012. The project site is designated Agricultural in the 2030 General Plan and is zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CC
- Open/close the Public Hearing;
- Find the project exempt pursuant to Sections 15301 (“Existing Facilities”) and 15311 (“Accessory Structures”) of the CEQA Guidelines, and;
- Approve Administrative Application No. AA22-040 based on the findings included in the staff report and subject to the recommended conditions of approval.