Joel Michaely Farms, Use Permit UP 22-15


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Joel Michaely Farms, Use Permit UP 22-15
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant, residential
Document Description
Two-staged commercial cannabis cultivation project. Stage 1 is proposing Type 3A Outdoor Cultivation for a total cultivation and canopy area of up to 1,089,000 sq. ft. (25 acres). Stage II is proposing Type 3B Mixed Light Cultivation for 550,000 sq. ft. (12.6 acres) of canopy area within a cultivation area of 861,128 sq. ft. (19.8 acres). The outdoor cultivation area would entirely convert to Mixed Light (greenhouse) cultivation in Stage II.

Contact Information

Eric Porter
Agency Name
Lake County Planning Department
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
11450 and 11474 Spruce Grove Road, Lower Lake
Total Acres
Parcel #
012-045-39, 40, 41, 42, 43; 012-059-10, 11, 12, 13, 14
State Highways
Clayton Creek, unnamed water courses

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 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 Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), 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
Development Types
Commercial (commercial cannabis cultivation project)(Sq. Ft. 1089000, Acres 502, Employees 15)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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