Menegon Farms

Summary

SCH Number
2021050191
Public Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Menegon Farms
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/11/2021

Document Description
Bryan Menegon is seeking a Minor Use Permit from the County of Lake for a proposed commercial cannabis cultivation operation at 11155 Socrates Mine Road in Middletown, California, known as APN 013-057-17 (project parcel). The project will comprise a total of 3,600 ft2 canopy area within a 3,960 ft2 cultivation area and A-Type 13 Distributor Transport Only, Self- Distribution. The applicant will construct three (3) 120 ft2 storage sheds individually used for storage, security, and ADA restroom on the 12.74-acre rural lands zoned project property. The current and past land uses of the project property is currently vacant, however, the project site was previously disturbed by an existing garden. The proposed cultivation area is fairly flat with a range been 0-10% and approximately 20.85% average cross slope of the whole parcel due to the steep hillslope on parts of the parcel. The project property is currently improved with a groundwater well, an existing garden enclosed by an approximately 4 feet deer fence. The applicant is require to meet local code and is included in the conditions of approval for fence enclosure.

Contact Information
Sateur Ham
Lake County Community Development Department
Lead/Public Agency
255 N. Forbes Street
Lakeport, CA 95453

Phone : (707) 263-2221
sateur.ham@lakecountyca.gov

Location

Cities
Lakeport
Counties
Lake
Regions
Unincorporated
Total Acres
12.74
Parcel #
013-057-17
Other Information
11155 Socrates Mine Road, Middletown, CA 95461

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
Class 3-New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures. The applicant is proposing three small 120 ft2 accessory structures, each use for storage, security, and ADA restroom. The project consists of a 3,600 ft2 cannabis garden within an existing deer enclosure. The project site and scope will take place in a pre-disturbed area burned by the valley wildfire in 2015. The project site is also located in an area with the least environmental impact and away from many biological and cultural resources.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
The project site and scope will take place in a pre-disturbed area burned by the valley wildfire in 2015. The project site is also located in an area with the least environmental impact and away from many biological and cultural resources. In the local grading ordinance, vegetation clearing is addressed. The project will require some vegetation clearing in preparation of the cultivation area.
County Clerk
Lake

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Notice of Exemption 20-11   PDF 470 K

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