Cybele Holdings Commercial Cannabis Cultivation and Nursery


SCH Number
Lead Agency
El Dorado County
Document Title
Cybele Holdings Commercial Cannabis Cultivation and Nursery
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture/Limited Agriculture, 40-acre Minimum (LA-40)/Natural Resource (NR)

Document Description
The project applicant is seeking a Commerical Cannabis Use Permit (CCUP) for the construction and operation of a cannabis cultivation facility on 5.5 acres. The first cannabis cultivation compound (Site 1) would contain approximately 45,000 square feet (sf) of cannabis cultivation while the second compound (Site 2) would contain approximately 30,000 sf of cultivation. Additionally, the project would include a 1-acre nursery operation, a 2,000-sf main building with an office and processing room, a 2,500-sf building with storage and drying rooms, and a solar array system to power the proposed structures. Up to twenty-four (24) greenhouses would be installed on Site 1 and up to fourteen (14) greenhouses would be installed on Site 2. The proposed greenhouses would each be approximately 2,700 sf (30’ x 90’) and combined would house a maximum of 2 acres of cannabis cultivation at any one time in addition to the proposed 1-acre of nursery.

Contact Information
Aaron Mount
County of El Dorado
Lead/Public Agency
2850 Fairlane Court
Placerville, CA 95667

Phone : (530) 621-5345

Lee Tannenbaum
Project Applicant


38°34'20.14"N 120°47'38.14"W
El Dorado
El Dorado
Cross Streets
Freshwater Ln. approximately 2 miles south of the intersection with Sand Ridge Rd.
Total Acres
approx. 180
Parcel #
046-071-011 and 046-071-010
Middle Fork Cosumnes River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Cannabis Cultivation and Nursery)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption 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 Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Toxic Substances Control California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)


Environmental Document
CCUP20-0001 - Notice of Intent   PDF 136 K CCUP20-0001 Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study with Appendices A-F   PDF 61779 K CCUP20-0001 Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 586 K
CCUP20-0001 Notice of Completion and Environmental Document Transmittal   PDF 103 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2021010258_Central Valley RWRCB Comment   PDF 273 K
State Comments
2021010258_DTSC Comment   PDF 229 K

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