UPC17-0097

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020120066
Lead Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
UPC17-0097
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Resources and Rural Development
Document Description
The project proposes a commercial cannabis cultivation operation consisting of outdoor cannabis cultivation in three existing outdoor cultivation areas, mixed-light cannabis propagation and cultivation in four proposed greenhouses, and processing in an existing barn. Two temporary hoop houses totaling 5,040 square feet would be used beginning upon issuance of a use permit for the project and ending upon issuance of building permit(s) for the four greenhouses. A hoop house would be located on each of two existing earthen greenhouse pads on-site. Cultivation in the hoop houses is not included as part of normal project operations. The project would occupy approximately 2.39 acres of the 171.55-acre parcel, including 89,589 square feet for the total footprint of the outdoor cultivation areas (i.e., the areas enclosed by fencing), 13,600 square feet for the four new greenhouses and walkways between the greenhouses, and 1,750 square feet for the barn. The project includes approximately 5,040 square feet of ground disturbance for two new earthen greenhouse pads. The operation would employ five staff year-round, including two full-time employees and three part-time employees. The site would be closed to the public and would not contain any retail components. The proposal includes the use of an existing 1,750-square foot barn for cannabis processing activities and for non-cannabis storage, a proposed ADA-compliant restroom in the on-site residence (the existing restroom is not ADA-compliant), and site improvements, including designation of 11 parking spaces, construction of an emergency access vehicle turnaround, and widening the existing on-site gravel driveway. Project construction activities include grading for two of the greenhouse building pads and construction of the four proposed greenhouses. Project grading activities would include a cut of approximately 1,100 cubic yards (CY).

Contact Information

Name
Scott Orr, Deputy Director of Planning
Agency Name
Permit Sonoma
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
Jeremy Freitas
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Cloverdale
Counties
Sonoma
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Highway 128 and North Cloverdale Boulevard
Zip
95425
Total Acres
171.55
Parcel #
115-100-007
State Highways
Highway 128 and Highway 101
Schools
Jefferson Elementary

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Cannabis Cultivation)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (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 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), 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, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)

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