Initial Study for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Facility not to exceed 65,601 SF.


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California City
Document Title
Initial Study for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Facility not to exceed 65,601 SF.
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The property is a vacant 2.51-acre parcel that is zoned Light Industrial/Manufacturing (M-1)
Document Description
The Project proposes approximately 65,601 square feet (SF) of commercial cannabis cultivation that is contained within a maximum of three (3) prefabricated metal industrial buildings. Building construction will consist primarily of either prefabricated and manufactured structural steel or prefabricated wood and steel construction. The Project will also include approximately 1,280 SF of temporary storage, enclosed within on-site shipping containers, which will be screened from public view. The Project requires drainage and water quality features, which are consistent with state water and regional board standards and City ordinances. For example, the Project will incorporate up to one (1)retention/detention basin that encompass approximately 10,800 SF (approximately 9.9%) of the Project site. The Project will be developed in one phase, which will include the frontage improvements and the construction of a commercial driveway approach along Mitchell Blvd. The Project proponent shall also provide all-weather site access for emergency/fire/police access within an internal driveway that provides circulation around the entire site plan.

Contact Information

Marie Stowers
Agency Name
City of California City
Job Title
Planning Technician
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


California City
Cross Streets
Lindbergh Blvd. and Mitchell Blvd.
Total Acres
Parcel #
California Municipal Airport

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 Fish and Wildlife, Cannabis Program (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 Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (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, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Industrial (Commercial Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Facility)(Sq. Ft. 65601, Acres 2.51, Employees 15)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Solid Waste
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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

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