Bar X Ranch - Major Use Permit UP 20-92


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Bar X Ranch - Major Use Permit UP 20-92
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Cattle Ranch
Document Description
Phase 1 - (63) A-Type 3 medium outdoor cannabis cultivation license consisting of 62.1 acres of canopy (approximately 43,560 sq. ft. per license), and (1) A-Type 13 Self Distribution license Phase 2 (full buildout) - (43) A-Type 3 medium outdoor cannabis cultivation license consisting of 42.7 acres of canopy (approximately 43,560 sq. ft. per license), (34) A-Type 3B medium mixed light (greenhouse) cannabis cultivation licenses consisting of up to 22,000 sq. ft. of canopy per license, and (1) Cannabis Processor License: Processing for adult-use cannabis within a new 60,000 sq. ft. processing building The project will occur on a 1,594.6 acre property that currently has a working ranch The site is accessed from State Route 29 1.8 miles northwest of Middletown, CA, and the cultivation area proposed will consist of approximately 80 acres within a 6' tall metal fence. The project will use 22,000,000 gallons of water annually per phase.

Contact Information

Eric Porter
Agency Name
Lake County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
20333 S. Highway 29, Middletown
Total Acres
Parcel #
014-250-05, 07, 10 and 14
State Highways
Class I, II and III streams on property

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 Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), 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 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 Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, 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 Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
Development Types
Commercial (Commercial cannabis - phase I only)(Sq. Ft. 2,744,000 canopy, Acres 82, Employees 150)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources


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

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