Adesa Organic LLC Conditional Use Permits


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
Humboldt County Planning and Building
Lead/Public Agency
3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 445-7541

Adesa Organic LLC
Project Applicant


40°40'16"N 123°48'39.2"W
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
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
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 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)


Environmental Document
Adesa ISMND with Attachments   PDF 159789 K Adesa Organic, LLC Summary Form for Document Submittal   PDF 579 K Notice of Intent   PDF 110 K
NOC   PDF 1351 K
State Comments
2020060675_CHP Comment   PDF 1075 K

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