SLO Cal Farms West, Minor Use Permit (ED21-059) DRC2019-00050


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
SLO Cal Farms West, Minor Use Permit (ED21-059) DRC2019-00050
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Description
Hearing to consider a request by SLO CAL Farms, Inc. for a Minor Use Permit (DRC2019-00050 / SLO Cal West) to establish 3.75 acres gross of outdoor cannabis cultivation area; 27,216 square feet (sf) gross of indoor cannabis cultivation area; 29,232 sf gross of ancillary indoor nursery; use of an existing 10,500 sf metal building for ancillary processing, cannabis storage, offices, and a restroom; ancillary transport; and about 3.3 acres of related site improvements (e.g., composting area, water tanks, parking, etc.). The project is proposed in four phases. A parking modification is requested to allow 15 parking spaces where 123 are required. The project will result in approximately 3,374 cubic yards (cy) of cut and 2,425 cy of fill and a disturbance area of about 8.6 acres on an approximately 136-acre parcel located at 2155 South Thompson Avenue, about 2.75 miles southeast of the community of Nipomo. The project is within the Agriculture land use category and within the South County Inland Sub-area of the South County Planning Area.

Contact Information

Eric Hughes
Agency Name
County of San Luis Obispo
Job Title
Principal Environmental Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Cross Streets
Thompson Avenue and Highway 166
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 166
ephemeral drainages tributary to Santa Maria 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 Fish and Wildlife, Cannabis Program (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Other (Cannabis MUP (Indoor/Outdoor Cultivation and ancillary nursery)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 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, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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