IS/ND Zoning Amendment 2021-055 for Whiskey Slide Farms


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Calaveras County
Document Title
IS/ND Zoning Amendment 2021-055 for Whiskey Slide Farms
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Residential Agriculture/ Working Lands
Document Description
The applicant is requesting approval of a Zoning Amendment to change the zoning of three contiguous parcels, from RA-20 (Rural Residential-20 acre minimum) to A1 (General Agriculture). The three parcels are concurrently being merged to create one parcel, 41 acres in size. Two of the parcels are currently being developed under a conditionally approved commercial cannabis cultivation permit with the County Division of Cannabis Control. The applicant is requesting the zoning amendment in order to collocate a second cannabis cultivation site to be permitted, as co-location is only permitted in the A1 zone, with one permit allowed per 20 acres of land. The subject property is located at 15369, 15499 and 15469 Jesus Maria Road in Mokelumne Hill, CA.

Contact Information

Madeleine Flandreau
Agency Name
Calaveras County Planning Department
Job Title
Planner III
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Ponderosa Way and Jesus Maria Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
016-027-043, 016-027-044, 016-027-045
North Fork Calaveras River

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 Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (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 Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Other (Commercial cannabis cultivation)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, 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, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
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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