Down Om Farms LLC Commercial Cannabis Permit


SCH Number
Public Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Down Om Farms LLC Commercial Cannabis Permit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Commercial Cannabis Permit for 2,500 square feet of outdoor cannabis cultivation for medicinal purposes, and 1,316 square feet of support area in three proposed structures. The support structures consist of a 384 square foot hoop house for immature plants, a 612 square foot building for processing and storage, and a 320 square foot storage container that will be used for drying cannabis. The structures will be located in an area that is already disturbed with a shed that will be demolished and replaced with the three support structures. The structures will be located in an area with approximately a 10% slope and the cultivation area would have a 5% slope. The site and support structures will be accessed by an existing driveway that is used to access the existing residence.

Contact Information

Sadie Caldas
Agency Name
Nevada County Planning Departmentabis Permit
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Down Om Farms LLC (Daniel Fink)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
20866 Covert Way, North San Juan, CA 95960
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301,15311
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. The project involves the use of developed site for commercial cannabis cultivation for medicinal purposes. The project is allowed by the zoning code and does not conflict with Land Use Policies. The Project does not create any significant impacts to biological resources including sensitive habitats or any species of concern. The project area is outside of any identified and protected resources and the required setbacks. Prime Farmlands and/or Farmlands of Statewide Importance have been avoided. Dust control measures are included in the project description/site plans and air quality standards will not be impacted. A lighting control plan has been submitted ensuring lighting will not impact neighboring properties. The commercial cannabis areas are appropriately screened from public views.


Notice of Exemption

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