California Greenhouse Farming


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC)
Document Title
California Greenhouse Farming
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Cannabis Control, pursuant to authority granted under Business and Procession Code Division 10, Chapter 2, Section 26012, approved a Cannabis License submitted on May 16, 2022, by California Greenhouse Farming. California Greenhouse Farming applied for 32 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 licenses, one Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 license, a Nursery license, Processor license and a Distribution license in a greenhouse. The Project properties consist of five buildings that will be utilized for cannabis activity. Water for irrigation will come from an existing groundwater well and the property contains on-site septic and on-site stormwater detention ponds. A Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement has been issued for the Project. There will be no expansion of the existing structure.

Contact Information

Carla Repucci
Agency Name
Department of Cannabis Control
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Cross Streets
4107 W. Gonzales Road
Parcel #
138-0-190-500 and 138-0-190-520

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Code Regs,. Title 14, §15301
Reasons for Exemption
The Department of Cannabis Control has determined that the project is a Class 1 Categorical Exemption Project. Class 1 Categorical Exemptions consist of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alterations to existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency’s determination. The Project involves the use of existing greenhouses which were formerly used to grow flowers. The design, location, size, and operating characteristics of the Project are compatible with the existing and future land uses with the zoning classification of AE-40 agricultural. None of the exceptions to the exemption defined in Section 15300.2 apply to the Project


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