BROWNS MOUNTAIN FARMS, INC (880 Elderberry Lane Commercial Cannabis Cultivation)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Trinity County
Document Title
BROWNS MOUNTAIN FARMS, INC (880 Elderberry Lane Commercial Cannabis Cultivation)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
The proposed cultivation project described herein (Project) is the continuation of existing cultivation activities located in Trinity County on Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 024-080-24. The applicant currently holds an Adult Use – Small Mixed-Light Cannabis Cultivation License from the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) (CCL18-0002465, expires on 2023-05-29) and is applying for a cannabis cultivation license from the Trinity County Planning Department (CCL-320) to cultivate up to 10,000 square feet (sqft) of mature mixed-light canopy. The existing cultivation currently includes Four (4) permitted permanent greenhouses built in 2017, consisting of 8,960 sqft of total mature cultivation; Two (2) 30’x96’ greenhouses, One (1) 20’x100’ greenhouse and One (1) 60’x20’ greenhouse for mature canopy; One (1) permitted 20’x60’ greenhouse for immature cultivation (1,200 sqft). Other structures used to support cultivation operations include a permitted groundwater well, Five (5) 3,000 gallon and One (1) 5,000 gallon water storage tanks, a Detached garage 30’x40’ used for Fertilizer and Pesticide Storage, immature cultivation, harvest storage, drying/curing, admin hold area, Porcessing/manicuring area, and immature mother room (1,200 sqft) and a 400 sqft (20’x20’) cannabis waste area. There are no plans for construction or expansion, and there will be no soil disturbance or construction activities. A more detailed project description can be found in the Appendix C Checklist. Special Notes: Trinity County Site Inspection from 07/19/2022 by Cannabis Division Code Compliance, Daniel Marvel observed Five (5) 2,500 gallon water storage tanks on-site instead of 3,000 gallon tanks, approx. capacities will be verified within one year.

Contact Information

Drew Plebani
Agency Name
Trinity County Cannabis Divsion
Job Title
Division Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Trinity County Cannabis Divsion
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Final Environmental Document Available at
530 Main St., Weaverville CA


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


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