Agromin-Limoneira Commercial Organics Processing Operation

Summary

SCH Number
2020039054
Lead Agency
Ventura County
Document Title
Agromin-Limoneira Commercial Organics Processing Operation
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
CalWood, lnc. (dba Agromin), c/o Bill Camarillo
Present Land Use
General Plan: Agricultural/ Zoning: Agricultural Exclusive Zone

Document Description
The proposed project includes a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance (NCZO) Text Amendment to permit the expansion of an existing 15-acre agricultural organics processing facility to a new 70-acre commercial organics processing operation that would process food and green material delivered to the site and package-for-sale mulch, compost, and wood chip materials. The proposed project would utilize a combination of open windrows, Covered Aerated Static Piles (CASPs), and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) systems to process organic materials into saleable compost and mulch products. The NCZO Text Amendment proposes to amend Section 8107-36.4.1(a) Standards Relating To Organics Processing Operations (Includes Biosolids, Composting, Vermicomposting, And Chipping And Grinding). The project site will be accessed from the intersection of Telegraph Road and Olive Road (both public rights-of-ways) south to Edwards Ranch Road (a private road) and crossing at the Southern Pacific Railroad right-of- way. Options for off-site secondary access for public safety purposes include utilization of existing private roads to Todd Road (includes a railroad crossing over Todd Barranca) or to Darling Road (includes a railroad crossings over Ellsworth Barranca). See NOC for full project description.

Contact Information
John Oquendo
County of Ventura, Resource Management Agency Planning Division
800 South Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009

Phone : (805) 654-3588

Location

Coordinates
34°17'59.34"N 119°7'18.04"W
Cities
Santa Paula
Counties
Ventura
Cross Streets
Olive Road and Telegraph Road
Zip
93060
Total Acres
70
Parcel #
0900180085
State Highways
126
Railways
South Pacific RR
Schools
Briggs SD and Ventura USD
Waterways
Santa Clara River
Township
3N
Range
21W
Section
32
Base
SB

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (237273 Sq.ft; 70 Acres; 56 Employees for Compost Material Hand..)
Local Action
Use Permit Code Amendment
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Noise Septic System Traffic/Circulation Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Pesticide Regulation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 7 California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 California State Lands Commission Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission

Attachments

Environmental Document
1   PDF 141 K 3   PDF 242 K 4   PDF 90112 K
NOC
2   PDF 397 K
State Comments
2020039054_NOP Agromin-Limoneira Commercial Processing Operation Project 3-17-2020   PDF 269 K

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