Initial Study for 92,000 sf Cannabis Cultivation on Mitchell Blvd.

Summary

SCH Number
2021040439
Lead Agency
California City
Document Title
Initial Study for 92,000 sf Cannabis Cultivation on Mitchell Blvd.
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Vacant
Document Description
The Project proposes approximately 92,000 square feet (sf) of commercial cannabis cultivation that is contained within a maximum of ten (10) pre-fabricated metal industrial buildings, eight (8) of which consists of approximately 10,000 SF each, and two (2) buildings consisting of approximately 6,000 SF. The Project also incorporates one (1), 500 SF office and guard structure. The Project site plan also incorporates one (1) retention basin that encompass approximately 3,800 sf (approximately 2%) of the Project site. The Project will be developed in one phase, which will include the frontage improvements and the construction of a commercial driveway approach along Mitchell Blvd. The Project proponent shall also provide all-weather site access for emergency/fire/police access within an internal driveway that provides circulation around the entire site plan. The Project also incorporates 18 parking spaces (including those available for persons with disabilities), storage facilities, and associated ancillary cannabis manufacturing facilities. The Project encompasses approximately 5-acres of vacant land. More specifically, the property is located adjacent to, and easterly of Mitchell Blvd. and southerly of Willow Ave., which is generally considered the central-westerly portion of the City.

Contact Information

Name
Shawn Monk
Agency Name
City of California City
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Adam Rush
Agency Name
Rush Environmental, LLC
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Location

Cities
California, California City
Counties
Kern
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Mitchell and Lindbergh Boulevards
Zip
93505
Total Acres
5
Jobs
50
Parcel #
216-010-14, 216-010-30
State Highways
14
Railways
BNSF
Airports
California Municipal Airport
Schools
Mojave USD
Waterways
N/A
Township
37E
Range
32S
Section
16
Base
MD
Other Location Info
N/A
Other Information
N/A

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Industrial (Commercial Cannabis Cultivation & Manufacturing)(Sq. Ft. 92000, Acres 5, Employees 50)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Noise
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), 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 6 (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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

Attachments

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

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