Emerald Family, LLC Conditional Use Permit and Special Permit

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Emerald Family, LLC Conditional Use Permit and Special Permit
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
A CUP and special permit for phase 1 of a three-phase project involving the development of cannabis cultivation, processing, nursery, and manufacturing facilities in accordance with the Humboldt County Commercial medical marijuana land use ordinance. Phase 1 consists of cannabis processing activities for the applicant within an existing 23,000 sf commercial metal building and approx seven acres of outdoor cultivation. The applicant is proposing to use approx 12 GH as part of the outdoor cultivation. Irrigation water will be provided by the Willow Creek Community Services District. The business will operate on an approx 17-acre portion of the 41-acre parcel; no development is proposed on the portion of the property known as APN 522-491-016. Subsequent phase 2 and 3 are described as follows and will require separate land use permit approval. Phase 2: the development of an approx 17,500 sf cannabis manufacturing facility, rehabilitation of an existing 890sf office building to be used for transportation and distribution activities, development of eight 20,000 sf GH, cultivation area under phase 1 from 7 to 3 acres. Phase 3: the construction of a new building of up to 4-stories in height and approx 95,000 sf to be used for plant nursery and indoor cultivation. Once phase 1, 2 and 3 are complete and operation, it is estimated that the facility will employ 75 people.

Contact Information
Michella Nielsen
Humboldt County
3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 268-3708


40.9°'"N 123°'"W
Cross Streets
Flower-McNeil and County Club Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
522-201-001, -491-016
State Highways
299, 96
pvt @ APN 522-491-020
Trinity Vly ES
Trinity River and Willow Creek
Other Location Info
Willow Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial Other (ag, approx 7 acres)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: special permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Other Other Issues: tribal cultural res.
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 1 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency

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