Rolling Meadows CUP Draft Initial Study and MND


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Rolling Meadows CUP Draft Initial Study and MND
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Rolling Meadows Ranch LLC
Present Land Use

Document Description
Seven Conditional Use Permits for 5.77 acres of mixed light cultivation and processing facilities located in 5 distinct cultivation areas. The proposed cannabis operation will be primarily located on APNs 217-181-002 and 217-201-001. Cultivation would occur in 16 greenhouses. Operations would occur year-round and there will be a maximum of 4 cultivation cycles annually. Annual water use is approximately 4,628,200 gallons. Water will be provided by 3 existing wells. There will be 320,000 gallons of hard-sided tank storage that will store rain from rooftop runoff. Processing, including drying, curing and trimming, will take place on site within 5 proposed processing structures totaling 33,750 sf. There will be a maximum of 30 employees during peak operations. The proposed project includes development of power from P. G. & E The overall development will total 7.04 acres. The project is accessed by McCann Road using the McCann Bridge. Approximately 5 miles of private ranch roads will be used to access cultivation areas. At the property entrance, employees will park their vehicles and an electric bus or similar type vehicle will be used to transport employees to the cultivation and processing areas. Secondary access through Alderpoint Road will be utilized.

Contact Information
Meghan Ryan, Senior Planner
Humboldt County
Planning and Building 3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 445-7541


40°19'14.2"N 123°47'58.2"W
Cross Streets
McCann Road and Dyerville Loop Road
Total Acres
1632 Acres
Parcel #
217-181-028, et seq.
State Highways
Cameron Creek, Eel River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Agricultural)(7 Acres, 30 Employees)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Pesticide Regulation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 1 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1


Environmental Document
12529 Draft ISMND Rolling Meadows   PDF 41726 K 12529 Rolling Meadows Notice of Intent 07102020   PDF 110 K 12529 Rolling Meadows Summary_Form 07102020   PDF 587 K 12536 Appendices ISMND Rolling Meadows 07022020   PDF 58783 K
12529 Rolling Meadows Ranch NOC 07152020   PDF 459 K
State Comments
2020070339_CDFW Comment   PDF 333 K

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