Notice of Exemption for Commercial Cannabis Business Permit #21-07 (Environmental Review #21-37)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Merced
Document Title
Notice of Exemption for Commercial Cannabis Business Permit #21-07 (Environmental Review #21-37)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves the application for a license to cultivate and undertake cultivation of cannabis, all in accordance with state and local regulations.

Contact Information

Michael Hren
Agency Name
City of Merced, California
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Heron Way and Thornton Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15532, Class 32
Reasons for Exemption
Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Guidelines Section 15332 Class 32 consists of projects characterized as in-fill development meeting the conditions described in this section: (a) The project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations; (b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five acres substantially surrounded by urban uses; ( c) The project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare or threatened species; (d) Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality; and, ( e) The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services.
County Clerk


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