Burnt Ridge Management


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC)
Document Title
Burnt Ridge Management
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Cannabis Control, pursuant to authority granted under Business and Procession Code Division 10, Chapter 2, Section 26012, approved a Cannabis Cultivation License for a Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 license. The project involves the construction and operation of a cultivation premises of 19,440 square-feet of mature and 2,448-feet immature canopy in an AG-1 zone. Construction activities occurring on-site will be grading, interior improvements and installation for the greenhouses, exterior improvements (light deprivation curtain); additional storage sheds for chemicals and fertilizers, firewood, and farm equipment; and employee rest area. Irrigation will be provided by an existing groundwater well. Electricity will be provided by PG&E as on-grid power with an emergency Calaveras County approved propane generator for backup. The operation will employ 2-3 permanent on two shifts. All exterior lighting will be directed downward onto project premises away from property lines. Supplemental lighting will only occur with greenhouse light deprivation curtains drawn and shielding the light from the nighttime sky. The Generator will be located outside the boundaries of the premise area meeting setback requirements. The premise area is set back a minimum of 1000-feet from sensitive use areas.

Contact Information

Chris Bacon
Agency Name
Department of Cannabis Control
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; California Code of Regulations , Title 14, section 15183
Reasons for Exemption
The Department of Cannabis Control has determined that the project is consistent with the local jurisdiction community plan and/or zoning designations. CEQA mandates that project is consistent with the development density established by existing zoning, community plan, or general plan policies for which an EIR was certified and shall not require additional environmental review, except as might be necessary to examine whether there are project-specific significant effects which are peculiar to the project or its site. The project activity fits within the parameters included in CEQA Guidelines Section 15183 and the activity does not require additional CEQA analysis.


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