UP 21-32 Brush Ridge


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 21-32 Brush Ridge
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Rural Lands, APZ – Agriculture Preserve; and RL – Rural Lands
Document Description
The applicant, Brush Ridge P1, LLC, is now requesting discretionary approval from Lake County for a Major Use Permit, UP 21-32, for commercial cannabis cultivation at 21242 Morgan Valley Road, Lower Lake (APN: 012-069-08; 04, 05 and 09), as described below: Four (4) A-Type 3: "Outdoor" licenses: Outdoor cultivation for adult-use cannabis under direct sunlight. The applicant proposes 3.6 acres [156,816 square feet (sf)] of commercial cannabis canopy area in 44 12’x90’ low hoophouses. Three (3) A-Type 3B: “Mixed-light” license: Mixed-light cultivation for adult-use cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot. The applicant proposes 47,520 sf of commercial cannabis canopy area. One (1) A-Type 13 Self-distribution License: In the “RL” zoning district the Type 13 Distributor Only, Self-distribution State licenses are an accessory use to an active cannabis cultivation or cannabis manufacturing license site with a valid minor or major use permit. Per Article 27 Section 11 (ay), the parcel where the distributor transport only, self-distribution license is issued shall front and have direct access to a State or County maintained road or an access easement to such a road, the permittee shall not transport any cannabis product that was not cultivated by the permittee, and all non-transport related distribution activities shall occur within a locked structure. Furthermore, all guidelines for Distributor Transport Only License from the California Department of Cannabis Control’s Title 4, Division 19, Chapter, as described in §15315, must be followed.

Contact Information

Andrew Amelung
Agency Name
Lake County Community Development Department - Planning Division
Job Title
Cannabis Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Clearlake, Lakeport
Cross Streets
Morgan Valley Road

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 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 1 (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, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Other (Commercial Cannabis Cultivation)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources, 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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