People’s Farming, LLC Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
Document Title
People’s Farming, LLC Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Food and Agriculture, pursuant to authority granted under Business and Procession Code Division 10, Chapter 2, Section 26012, approved a Cannabis Cultivation License submitted on 02/26/2021 by People’s Farming, LLC. People’s Farming, LLC applied for small licenses in outdoor using no artificial lighting of 160 net acres of canopy. Main access is via a service road off Idaho Ave, north of the property (± 0.63 miles), along with a parking lot. The main entrance will have a mobile guard trailer, a mobile office trailer, nutrient storage and a regulating reservoir for irrigation water. Additional access gates are located on the south property line, leading out to Jackson Ave, and east property line, leading out to South 19th Ave.

Contact Information

Caitlin Hengeveld
Agency Name
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Parcel #
024-080-027-000, 024-080-076-000 & 024-080-074-000

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Title 14, §15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Department of Food and Agriculture has determined that the project is a Class 4 Categorical Exemption project. Class 4 Categorical Exemptions consist of minor alterations in the condition of the land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. The site is using retail water from the City for irrigation and Written Verification a Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement is not needed was issued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Per the site is not located on a scenic highway. The project does not impact scenic resources. Per the site is not identified as containing hazardous or contaminated materials. There are no potential significant resources on the site per the California Register of Historical Resources (CRHR) or the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). There are no known historical resources on the subject parcel. The project will not impact neighboring parcels or structures. Grading and/or digging below the existing grade is not an approved component of this project. There is no evidence that the project would contribute to a significant cumulative impact within the City of Lemoore. There is no evidence of a significant environmental impact due to unusual circumstances within the City of Lemoore. There is no evidence of resource of hazardous or critical concern.


Notice of Exemption

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