City Boy Farms Conditional Use Permit, ED19-043, DRC2017-00123

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
City Boy Farms Conditional Use Permit, ED19-043, DRC2017-00123
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The County of San Luis Obispo will be the Lead Agency and will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City Boy Farms Conditional Use Permit project (DRC2017-00123). The project is a request by City Boy Farms to establish up to 3 acres of outdoor cannabis cultivation in hoop houses or direct sunlight, up to 22,000 sq. ft. of indoor cultivation canopy in 27,500 sq. ft. of greenhouses, 139,230 sq. ft. of outdoor commercial nursery in hoop houses or in direct sunlight, 9,850 sq. ft. of indoor commercial nursery in greenhouses, 160 sq. ft. of nursery clone area, 640 sq. ft. of processing area within seatrain containers (drying/curing), and a new 8,000 sq. ft. metal barn-like structure to support 2,680 sq. ft. of manufacturing area, 2,000 sq. ft. of processing area (trimming/packaging), 600 sq. ft. of non-storefront dispensary area, 1,400 sq. ft. of loading bay area, 1,080 sq. ft. of storage area, 600 sq. ft. office area, and an ADA restroom. Additionally, a new 35-space parking area with two ADA parking spaces, 16,000 sq. ft. compost area, 2,500 sq. ft. waste and recycling area, a 100 sq. ft. shed for pesticide and fertilizer storage, a 100 sq. ft. shed for security monitoring, a security cabinet, 150,000-gallons of water storage in tanks for irrigation, fire suppression water storage tanks, road improvements per Cal Fire standards, and two portable restrooms are proposed to support the cannabis operation. The project also includes request for ancillary transport. The project would result in approximately 9.59 acres of new site disturbance and no oak trees will be removed. A modification from the setback standards set forth in Land Use Ordinance Section 22.40.050.D.3 is requested to reduce the required setback to the eastern property line from 300 feet to 100 feet. A modification from the parking standards set forth in Title 22 section 22.18.020.H is requested to reduce the required number of parking spaces from 67 to 36. The project site is within the Agriculture land use category and is located at 4225 S. El Pomar Road. The site is in the El Pomar-Estrella Sub Area of the North County Planning Area. Additional project information can be found at:

Contact Information

Eric Hughes
Agency Name
County of San Luis Obispo Planning and Building Department
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Ian McCarville
Agency Name
Kirk Consulting
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Project Applicant / Consulting Firm


San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Lils Place and Rancho Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 41

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (Cannabis Activity)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Hazards & Hazardous Materials


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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