Bear Canyon Road Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Bear Canyon Road Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
A Conditional Use Permit for a commercial cannabis nursery to take place In four greenhouses totaling 7,920 sq. ft., Special Permits for a cannabis processing facility and a cannabis manufacturing facility in two proposed buildings, 6,000 sq. ft. and 4,000 sq. ft. An Onslte Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) will be constructed to serve these buildings. The proposed 6,000 sq. ft. building will enclose 4,500 sq. ft. of commercial cannabis processing area, and 1,500 sq. ft. of clone rooting space. The 4,000 sq. ft. building will enclose approximately 2,000 sq. ft. of commercial cannabis manufacturing area, and approximately 2,000 sq. ft. dedicated to cold storage of fresh frozen cannabis flower. An Onslte Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) will be constructed to serve these buildings. Water will be supplied by Garberville community Service District. Water storage onslte currently consists of two 300-gallon mixing tanks. Proposed is an additional 50,000 gallons of storage In the form of ten 5,000 gallon poly tanks. This additional storage Is In anticipation of projected water shutoff for AG projects by Garberville CSD when river flows drop below the allowable threshold. There a maximum of 24 employees anticipated for operations. Minimal grading and tree removal was performed without authorization In 2019 to facllltate the construction of these structures and as a result remediation and restoration work Is Included within the requested project. Special Permits are also requested for the restoration work and minor development within the Streamslde Management Area.

Contact Information
Rodney A Yandell
Humboldt County Planning and Building
Lead/Public Agency
3015 H St.
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 445-7541

Verdant Futures, LLC
Project Applicant


40°6'44.3"N 123°47'44.5"W
Northern California
Cross Streets
Redwood Drive and Bear Canyon Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Garberville Airport
Garberville Community School and Redway Elementary
South Fork Eel River and Class II Stream

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Cannabis Nursery and Processing )(Sq. Ft. 13,920, Employees 22) Industrial (Cannabis Manufacturing)(Sq. Ft. 4,000, Employees 2)
Local Action
Use Permit Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and 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 Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) 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 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, Divison of Financial Assistance


Environmental Document
Bear Canyon Road Project ISMND Draft Final   PDF 229714 K Notice of Intent   PDF 177 K Summary Form   PDF 68 K
Notice of Completion   PDF 127 K

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