Use Permit and Development Agreement Application No. PLN2020-0010 - Stanco Family Farms


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Stanislaus County
Document Title
Use Permit and Development Agreement Application No. PLN2020-0010 - Stanco Family Farms
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture production, Modular Dwelling
Document Description
Request to operate a commercial cannabis cultivation, nursery, and distribution operation on 3± acres in the northwest corner of a 35.8-acre parcel in the A-2-40 zoning district. The project proposes to construct a total of eight greenhouses, 3,920 square feet each in size, for a total of 23,040 square feet of nursery and cultivation canopy, and one 1,500 square-foot warehouse for processing activities solely for cannabis grown on-site. The warehouse building will also include an area for distribution activities associated with on-site cultivation and nursery production. Of the eight greenhouses, seven will be used for cultivation and one for nursery activities. The project site will be accessed via Sullivan Road by a private road and anticipates one vehicle trip per-day associated with supplies and distribution activities. The applicant anticipates up to five employees on a maximum shift, and hours of operation are proposed to be Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The site will be served by an existing well and will develop a private septic system.

Contact Information

Jeremy Ballard, Associate Planner
Agency Name
Stanislaus County Planning & Community Development Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Sullivan Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
California Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 32860, Acres 3, Employees 5)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Development Agreement
Project Issues
Biological Resources
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), 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 Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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