Shanti Co. Cannabis Operation Permits - Cultivation and Distribution


SCH Number
Public Agency
Mono County
Document Title
Shanti Co. Cannabis Operation Permits - Cultivation and Distribution
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposal is For cultivation and distribution of up to 50 commercial cannabis plants on a 5,000 square foot disturbance area. The disturbance area is currently occupied by up to 99 medical cannabis plants, pursuant to Proposition 215. The existing cannabis plants will be replaced by the proposed commercial grow and the disturbance area will not expand beyond its current Footprint. Processing will occur in an existing shed titled with a carbon filtration unit. Distribution is for products produced on-site only. The project received a Use Permit on November 21 , 2019, and Operation Permits for Cultivation and distribution on December 17, 2019. The project is required to obtain the appropriate stale licenses prior to operation.

Contact Information

Bentley Regehr
Agency Name
Mono County Community Development
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Jake Suppa
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Mono Basin
Cross Streets
100 North Bodie Hills Drive

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The proposal does not include an expansion of use, as the disturbance area will remain the same and the maximum number of cannabis plants will be reduced from 99 to 50. Commercial cannabis plants do not represent a significant change over the existing plants used for medical purposes. The total canopy area will not be expanded and will not exceed 500 square feet. The processing building will not be expanded, and no structural modifications will occur.


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