UPC18-0042 FloraCal Cannabis Cultivation

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SCH Number
Public Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
UPC18-0042 FloraCal Cannabis Cultivation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Request for a 5-year limited term use permit for 18,000 square feet of Indoor cannabis cultivation, 4,408 square feet of propagation, 6,132 square feet of on-site processing, and 2,672 square feet of distribution/transportation within a 64,233 square foot leased industrial building on an 5.21-acre industrial park zoned (MP) property. Proposed indoor operations will occur 24 hours per day, as needed. Deliveries and shipping/ distribution operations will be limited to the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The operation will employ up to 100 employees, and have a maximum of 80 employees on-site at one time during peak harvest and processing periods. The typical number of dally onsite employees will be 50. All development will consist of tenant improvements inside the existing building. The request is a renewal, with amendment, of a previously issued use permit (UPC17-0002). Permit amendment items requested include: eliminating the previously permitted manufacturing operation; expanding cultivation area from 6,000 to 18,000 square feet of canopy; expanding maximum employee number from 9 to 100; adding Adult Use; and requesting a 5-year permit term.

Contact Information

Crystal Acker
Agency Name
Sonoma County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Foster Andrew Duval, Jr.
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Rosa
Cross Streets
1755 Copperhill Parkway

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is categorically exempt from the provisions of the CEQA Guidelines pursuant to the Provisions of Title 14 of the California Administrative Code, Section 15301(a) (Existing Facilities), as an existing facility Involving negligible expansion of use in an existing industrial building involving only interior improvements. No exceptions listed under Section 15300.2 apply. There is no reasonable possibility that the project would have a significant effect on the environment.


Notice of Exemption

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