Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Facility not exceeding 199,200 SF on 7.5-acres


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California City
Document Title
Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Facility not exceeding 199,200 SF on 7.5-acres
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The proposed project (“Project”) encompasses approximately 7.5-acres of vacant land located within the City of California City. More specifically, the property is located adjacent to, ad easterly of Lindbergh Blvd. and southerly of Willow Ave.
Document Description
This Initial Study has been prepared to construct a commercial cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, and distribution facility in accordance with adopted City Ordinances pertaining to the location and regulation of cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility. The City of California City zones the subject property as Light Industrial (M-1), which authorizes a commercial cannabis operation, pursuant to the codified California City Municipal Code as Title 9, Chapter 2, Articles 21 and 29, and Title 5, Chapter 6, of the same. The Project is only subject to a site plan review and building permit, as applicable; however, the use requires the preparation of an Initial Study to review, analyze and evaluate the possible effects resulting upon the surrounding environment. The types of uses, authorized in the M-1 zone include commercial cannabis cultivation, distribution, manufacturing, testing, and ancillary uses necessary thereto. These facilities are subject to all State Law and regulations including the California Code of Regulations, Title 21, Division 42, Bureau of Cannabis Control.

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 Willow Ave.
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. 199200, Acres 7.5, Employees 25)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Hydrology/Water Quality, 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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