Request for a five-year limited term use permit for: 1) 15,390 square feet of indoor cannabis cultivation and 96 square feet of indoor wholesale nursery cultivation (total canopy area 15,486 square feet utilizing tiered racking systems), 2) 2,270 square feet of propagation, 3) on-site processing of site-grown plants, 4) non-volatile manufacturing, and 5) distribution/transportation within a total leased area of 23,111 square feet within an existing 103,043 square foot industrial building on an 11.3-acre Heavy Industrial zoned (M2) property. On-site processing of site-grown cannabis will consist of trimming, drying, curing, weighing, and packaging. Indoor cultivation, processing, and manufacturing will occur 7 days per week, 24 hours per day, as needed. Deliveries and shipping operations will be limited to the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The operation will have a maximum of 25 employees. The operation will not be open to the public.
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.