Atlantic Maple Cannabis Cultivation Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Desert Hot Springs
Document Title
Atlantic Maple Cannabis Cultivation Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant undeveloped / Light Industrial (I-L) / Industrial (I)
Document Description
The proposed Project is a 64,000-square-foot cannabis cultivation facility. The Project site consists of 2.47 acres of vacant, undeveloped land , of which 0.39 acres will be dedicated as Atlantic Avenue and Maple Road rights-of-way. The Project site consists of one parcel (Assessor’s Parcel No. 665-120-013), and has no formal address assigned. The proposed Project consists of the construction of two new 32,000-square-foot metal buildings for cannabis cultivation, a paved parking lot and landscaping as well as trash enclosure and equipment pads. Parking will be provided on the west and south sides of the buildings. The buildings’ entrances will occur on the southwest corner of the easterly building, and the southeast corner of the westerly building, providing a centralized access area for the site. Trash enclosures and equipment pads are proposed on the north side to the buildings.

Contact Information

Patricia Villagomez
Agency Name
The City of Desert Hot Springs
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Desert Hot Springs
Cross Streets
Atlantic Avenue and Maple Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Two Bunch Palms Elementary School
3 S
4 E

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Industrial (Sq. Ft. 64000, Acres 2.47, Employees 1)
Local Actions
Administrative Conditional Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy (CVMC), 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 8 (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)


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

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