The project proposes to cultivate cannabis for commercial purposes on a parcel with the land use designation Specific Plan. Cultivation will occur in 21,858 square foot indoor facility with 18,067 square feet of warehouse space for cannabis cultivation, and an additional 3,791 square feet will be provided for general office use. Total
lowering canopy area will not exceed 10,000 square feet. Plants will be grown within the indoor cultivation facility in individual light-sealed climate controlled rooms
including, vegetative, drying, processing/trimming, and storage/vault rooms Cannabis will be processed onsite and stored on the premise until a licensed cannabis distributor purchases the product and transports it.
The project qualifies as a Section 15183 streamlined environmental review process consistent with a Community Plan, General Plan, or Zoning. This project is evaluated under the 2015 Mono County General Plan EIR and the 2000 Sierra Business Park Specific Plan & EIR. Project-specific effects peculiar to the project and its site have been analyzed and no significant impacts peculiar to cannabis cultivation or beyond the scope of mitigation measures stated in the Mono County General Pan EIR were found. The 15183 analysis specially reviewed potential impacts related to land use, housing, soils, water, air quality/odor, transportation, biological resources, energy resources, hazards, noise, and utilities.