Edelweiss Sustainable Farms Commercial Cannabis Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021120031
Lead Agency
City of Blythe
Document Title
Edelweiss Sustainable Farms Commercial Cannabis Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
General Commercial
Document Description
The City of Blythe (City) will be the Lead Agency and will prepare an Environmental Impact Report pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines (14 California Code of Regulations Section 15060 and 15063) for the proposed Edelweiss Sustainable Farms project (Project) proposed by Edelweiss Sustainable Farms, LLC. The Project is located south of Hobsonway, north of Interstate 10, and approximately 0.25 miles west of South Carlton Avenue. The proposed Project would develop a commercial complex specialized for indoor cultivation of cannabis on approximately 34 acres, in the City of Blythe. All new onsite development will be contained within the bounds of land that has already been disturbed by agricultural uses. The Project proposes the development of twelve buildings, two retention basins, landscaped areas, parking spaces, and gated entry points.

Contact Information

Name
Mallory Crecelius
Agency Name
City of Blythe
Job Title
Interim City Manager and City Clerk
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Blythe, City of Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
South of W. Hobsonway and north of Interstate 10, 0.25 miles west of S. Carlton Avenue
Zip
92225
Total Acres
33.62
Jobs
132
Parcel #
APN 836-100-007
State Highways
Interstate 10
Railways
NA
Airports
NA
Schools
NA
Waterways
NA
Township
T6S
Range
R23E
Section
31
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Commercial (Indoor cannabis cultivation)(Sq. Ft. 450594, Acres 33.62, Employees 132)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Development Agreement, Grading Permit, City Cannabis License
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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