Cal Meadows Development


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Desert Hot Springs
Document Title
Cal Meadows Development
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant Land
Document Description
The City of Desert Hot Springs is reviewing an application submitted by Mr. Elias Malouf of Cal Meadows Development, for the development of a 0.98 -acre (42,689 square-foot) site as a cannabis cultivation facility. The proposed project would involve the construction of a new two-story 25,641 square-foot cannabis cultivation facility. The total building’s footprint would consist of 12,991 square feet. In addition, 15,359 square feet of the project site would be paved for parking and driveway access. The remaining area, consisting of 6,255 square feet, would be landscaped. A six-foot wrought iron security fence would be installed around the perimeter of the proposed project site. The property currently has a General Plan and Zoning land use designation of Light Industrial. The project site is located approximately 750 feet southwest of the 18th Avenue and Little Morongo Road intersection, and 150 feet southwest of Powerline Road within the southern portion of the City of Desert Hot Springs.

Contact Information

Blodgett Baylosis Environmental Planning
Agency Name
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Patricia Villagomez
Agency Name
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Desert Hot Springs
Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
18th Avenue and Little Morongo Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Interstate 10

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 Parks and Recreation, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), California Department of Transportation, District 8 (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Colorado River Board, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Industrial (Light Industrial )(Sq. Ft. 25641, Acres 0.98, Employees 20)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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