Knapp Farms, UP 20-77, Commercial Cannabis Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Knapp Farms, UP 20-77, Commercial Cannabis Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant land
Document Description
The project has two stages. The first stage (year 1) would be composed of four acres (174,240 ft2) of outdoor cultivation/canopy area, a 6,000 ft2 Processing Facility (metal building), and a 120 ft2 Pesticides & Agricultural Chemicals Storage Area (wooden shed). The second stage (year 2) consists of twelve 3,000 ft2 greenhouses and twenty-two 1,000 sq. ft. hoop houses in the footprint of two of the four acres of stage I cannabis cultivation area. The project would contain 174,240 ft2 of outdoor canopy after the first stage of site development, and up to 87,120 ft2 of outdoor canopy and 44,000 sq. ft. of mixed-light canopy after the second stage of site development.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
4379 and 4457 New Long Valley Road, Lower Lake
Total Acres
Parcel #
006-009-23 and 53
New Long Valley Creek, several seasonal drainage channels; retention pond

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, 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
Commercial (Commercial cannabis cultivation project)(Sq. Ft. 178240, Acres 99.26, Employees 8)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Noise, 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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