UPC18-0046 Evergreen Acres


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
UPC18-0046 Evergreen Acres
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Rural residential land designated Resources and Rural Development
Document Description
Request for a five-year limited term Use Permit for 10,000 square feet of mixed-light cannabis cultivation, 17,825 square feet of outdoor cannabis cultivation, the conversion of 1.8 acres of timberland to a non-timber growing use, installation of a 97,000-gallon water storage tank, and construction of a 782,907-gallon water storage pond located on a 34.04-acre parcel zoned Resources and Rural Development (RRD) at 6699 Palmer Creek Road, Healdsburg. The cannabis operation would employ up to eight staff (six full-time employees and two seasonal/part-time employees). Outdoor harvesting activities and mixed-light cultivation activities would be conducted seven days a week, 24-hours per day as needed although the project description estimates general hours of operation from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday. Deliveries and shipping would be limited to the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. The operation would not be open to the public.

Contact Information

Marina Herrera
Agency Name
Permit Sonoma
Job Title
Planner III
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
Palmer Creek Road and Mill Creek Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
Palmer Creek, Mill Creek, Porter Creek, Felta Creek
Other Location Info
Rural residential land designated Resources and Rural Development

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 4 (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, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 27825, Acres 0.9, Employees 8)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Archeological/Historical; Forest Land/Fire Hazard; Geologic/Seismic; Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading; Toxic/Hazardous; Traffic/Circulation; Water Quality; Water Supply/Groundwater
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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