Lower Lake Organics


SCH Number
Public Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Lower Lake Organics
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The applicant is seeking a Major Use Permit from the County of Lake for a proposed commercial cannabis cultivation operation at 18805 Morgan Valley Road in Lower Lake, California, known as APN 122-280-14 (project parcel). The proposed project consists of allowing the applicant to cultivate up to 4,800 square feet of “mixed-light” canopy area within two (2) 80 feet x 30 feet greenhouses and 25 mature plants of up to 1,600 square feet of canopy area in an outdoor garden. The project will also include improvements such as a 160 feet processing facility, roughly 200 square feet greenhouse to house immature plants, 42 square feet storage shed, an existing 2,500 gallons for fire suppression tank, and two (2) 1,000-gallon water storage tanks. The proposed project will take place adjacent to an existing primary residence of the applicant and is located on a grading pad within a wooden 6 feet fence enclosure.

Contact Information

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


Total Acres
Parcel #
Other Information
18805 Morgan Valley Road, Lower Lake, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures. The limited number of structures is the maximum allowable on the project parcel and included in the project description. The project site location takes place on the applicant’s primary residence adjacent to the home on a graded building pad. A biological report and cultural report were conducted and found no adverse significant impact as a result of the proposed project. The project is located in a local zoning ordinance designated for permitted use by the right to construct greenhouse structures not exceeding 6,000 square feet.
County Clerk


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