Adesa Organic LLC Conditional Use Permits

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Adesa Organic LLC Conditional Use Permits
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Document Description
Conditional Use Permits for a total of 86,400 square feet of new mixed-light cannabis cultivation, a drying facility, a storage facility, associated cloning/propagation facilities (not to exceed 8,640 square feet) and other improvements in accordance with Humboldt County Code Section 314-55.4 of Chapter 4 of Division I of Title III, Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance (CMMLUO). The business is proposed to operate on one legal parcel consisting of three APNs (315-145-002, 315-211-003 and 315-211-004) and totaling 443 acres. A total of four permits are being requested in accordance with the parcel size allowances specified in section of the CMMLUO (parcels 320 acres or larger in size). Irrigation water is expected to be approximately 1,864,000 gallons (21.5 gallons per sf) and is to be supplied by two rainwater catchment ponds and a well. Total annual water use, including restroom and employee work areas is projected to be 2,332,000 gallons. Electrical power will be generated by a combination of on-site solar power and diesel generators. A total of approximately 20 employees are proposed. Processing will occur off-site.

Contact Information

Cliff Johnson
Agency Name
Humboldt County Planning and Building
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Adesa Organic LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Maple Creek Road and Butler Valley Road (8 miles south of)
Total Acres
Parcel #
315-145-002, 315-211-003 and 315-211-004
Maple Creek
Mad River, Cowen Creek
03 N
03 E

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), 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 1 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Highway Patrol (CHP)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife


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