Alvarez Farms

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Alvarez Farms
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Livestock grazing, crop farming, and residential home
Document Description
Alvarez Farms, LLC. is applying for a Major Use Permit for the cultivation of commercial cannabis at 12990 Spruce Grove Road, Lower Lake, CA, also known as assessor’s parcel number (APN) 012-067-40. The 65.08 acres parcel property is zoned Rural Lands used for single-family residences and agricultural uses such as crop farming and livestock grazing. The proposed cultivation area will take place in four site locations totaling up to 3.6 acres with 131,000 square feet of the canopy area and include indoor cultivation within a 600 square feet metal building with a total canopy area of 500 square feet.

Contact Information

Sateur Ham
Agency Name
Lake County Community Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lower Lake
Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Spruce Grove
Total Acres
Parcel #
Other Location Info
12990 Spruce Grove Road, Lower Lake, CA

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Pesticide Regulation (DPR), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 1 (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, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Commercial (Cannabis cultivation operation)(Sq. Ft. 156,816, Acres 3.6, Employees 4)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Tribal Cultural Resources


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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