Kelsey Creek Farms, UP 20-94, commercial cannabis project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Kelsey Creek Farms, UP 20-94, commercial cannabis project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant land. "RL" Rural Lands zoning; Rural Lands General Plan designation
Document Description
Mitigated negative declaration for a commercial cannabis project. Major Use Permit for four A-Type 3B Medium Outdoor Cultivation Licenses consisting of two 2-acre cultivation areas with each being 87,240 sq. ft. of canopy. Also proposed is one 200 sq. ft. shed for pesticide and fertilizer storage. The ±120 acre lots contain four existing permitted groundwater wells that range from 18 gallons per minute (GPM) to 128 GPM. The applicant is proposing six 5,000 to 6,500 gallon water tanks on site for irrigation, which will occur through a drip irrigation system.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
9255 and 8985 Kelsey Creek Drive, Kelseyville
Total Acres
Parcel #
007-038-08 and 011-004-52
State Highways
Kelsey Creek

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, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, 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)(Sq. Ft. 174240, Acres 119.97, Employees 2)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, 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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