Green Handle Farms, UP 21-28, Commercial Cannabis


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Green Handle Farms, UP 21-28, Commercial Cannabis
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Residence; agriculture
Document Description
Commercial cannabis cultivation. The applicant is proposing 29,500 sq. ft. of cannabis canopy inside fifteen (15) 30’ x 100’ greenhouses, and one 30’ x 60’ drying building. The project would include three (3) 10’ x 10’ storage sheds for pesticides, fertilizers and security data storage, and four (4) 3,000 gallon water tanks for irrigation and emergency fire suppression if needed. The site includes four (4) 9’ x 20’ parking spaces, and one (1) ADA van-accessible parking space. The processing / drying building would be served by a separate driveway. Required are one A-Type 3B 'medium mixed light' license; three A-Type 1C 'Specialty Cottage' licenses, and one A-type 13 'Self-Distribution' license to allow legal cannabis transportation.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
3050 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville
Total Acres
Parcel #
008-037-01 and 008-035-14
State Highways
Highway 29
Lampson Field
Clear Lake, Adobe 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 Conservation (DOC), 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 Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 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), California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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 Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Commercial (Commercial cannabis cultivation)(Sq. Ft. 29500, Acres 38, Employees 4)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources
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

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