Riparian Biosupport, Inc., Minor Use Permit, DRC2020-00095


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
Riparian Biosupport, Inc., Minor Use Permit, DRC2020-00095
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Single-family residence, agricultural uses, accessory structures
Document Description
A request by Kirk Azevedo, Riparian Biosupport, Inc. for a Minor Use Permit (DRC2020-00095) to establish 3.75 gross acres of outdoor cannabis cultivation (3 acre canopy); 27,500 square feet (sf) of indoor mixed-light cultivation (22,000 sf canopy); 5,500 sf gross of indoor ancillary nursery (5,000 sf canopy); ancillary transport; and approximately 0.92 acres of related site improvements (e.g., storage containers, parking area, composting/trash areas, water tanks, etc.). Two ordinance modifications are requested. The first is a modification of the parking standards to allow 5 parking spaces where 66 spaces are required; and the second is a setback modification to allow a 120-foot setback from the western property line where 300 feet is required. The project would result in a total site disturbance of approximately 5.51 acres including 4,428 cubic yards of cut and 3,650 cubic yards of fill. The project site consists of 50.50 acres located at 1375 Klau Mine Road about 10 ten miles west of the City of Paso Robles. The project site is within the Agriculture land use category and within the Adelaide sub-area of the North County Area Plan. Additional project information can be found at:

Contact Information

Eric Hughes
Agency Name
County of San Luis Obispo Department of Planning and Building
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Kirk Azevedo
Agency Name
Project Applicant
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Mandi Pickens
Agency Name
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Paso Robles
San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Klau Mine Road and Adelaida Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Ephemeral drainages tributary to Las Tablas Creek onsite

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 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 5 (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, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Cannabis cultivation and ancillary activities )
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Archaeology/Historical, Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading, Traffic/Circulation, Water Supply/Groundwater


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

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