Armen Harutyunyan applied for a Specialty Indoor cultivation license with the Department of Cannabis Control on 04/14/2022. The Department of Cannabis Control, pursuant to authority granted under Business and Profession Code
Division 10, Chapter 2, Section 26012, approved the Specialty Indoor cannabis cultivation license on 10/04/2022. The project site is in Cathedral City on Date Palm Drive approximately 412 feet south of Gerald Ford Drive within the PCC
(Planned Community Commercial) Zoning District. The surrounding uses include a Holiday Inn Express hotel, a Jiffy Lube, and an ARCO AM/PM gas station and convenience store. The site is approximately 0.84 acres and has an existing
6,397 square-foot multi-suite building. The applicant proposes to maintain the same building footprint with no additions planned. However, then interior of the building would be redivided into an 1,852 square feet of cultivation premises, an
833 square-foot dispensary area, a 750 square-foot lounge area, a 329 square-foot distribution office, and 2,633 square feet of office, storage, and other ancillary space.
On the site, the applicant proposes minor improvements, including upgrading the trash enclosure to City Standard, adding a new loading area, and constructing a brick wall along the southern property line. Additionally, the applicant proposes resurfacing and restriping the parking lot and minor aesthetic improvements to the exterior of the building which include altering the color scheme of the building.