UP 20-62 California Paradise

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 20-62 California Paradise
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
RL - Rural Lands (APN: 122-251-12) A-WW - Agriculture - Waterway (APN: 122-251-15)
Document Description
The applicant is seeking discretionary approval for a proposed A-Type 3 “Medium Outdoor” commercial cannabis cultivation operation at 9840 Rocky Creek Road near Lower Lake, California on Lake County APN 122-251-15 (Project Parcel). The Project Property is composed of Lake County APNs 122-251-12 and 122-251-15. The Project Property is accessed via Rocky Creek Road, off of Morgan Valley Road. The proposed cultivation operation will be composed of a 43,500 sq. ft. canopy area, a 120 sq. ft. Security Room/Shed, a 120 sq. ft. Pesticides & Agricultural Chemicals Storage Area, and four 160 sq. ft. Harvest Storage Areas, four employee parking spaces (including one ADA compliant parking space), perimeter fence and security cameras, and the use of an existing on-site agricultural well. The proposed Project intends to use 677,770 gallons of water per year for irrigation. The Project proposes to utilize drip irrigation, PVC piping, and four (4) 2,500-gallon water storage tanks, totaling 10,000 gallons of water storage.

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
Rocky Creek Road and 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 Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (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 Energy Commission, 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 Drinking Water, 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, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources
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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