UP 22-23 Canna Factory, LLC


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 22-23 Canna Factory, LLC
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture, Rural Lands
Document Description
The applicant, Canna Factory, LLC (“Canna Factory”, “Applicant”) is requesting a Major Use Permit, UP 22-23, for commercial cannabis cultivation at 17900 Cantwell Ranch Road, Lower Lake (APN: 049-290-01), as described below: - One (1) A-Type 3 Outdoor License: Outdoor cultivation in greenhouses for adult-use cannabis using light deprivation techniques and no use of artificial light, up to an acre per license. The applicant proposes 0.93 acres [40,500 square feet (sq. ft.)] of commercial cannabis canopy area within an approximately 1.96 acre-cultivation area (85,000 sq. ft.). - One (1) Type 13 Distribution license The Proposed Project (“Project”) includes the development of facilities appurtenant to cultivation, including fifteen (15) 3,000 sq. ft. light-deprivation greenhouses within one fenced-in cultivation area, as shown in Figure 2, facilities for drying and curing of harvested cannabis, ancillary nursery, storage sheds, and appropriate irrigation infrastructure, including the following: • Up to 40,500 sq. ft. of outdoor canopy area within a cultivation area of 85,000 sq. ft., within (15) 30’x100’ greenhouses for light-deprivation cannabis cultivation with approximately 3-foot of aisleways. (Note no supplemental lighting is proposed). • Up to 5,032 sq. ft. of harvest storage and administrative hold area within an existing 68’x74’ (5,032 sq. ft.) barn (drying and processing would occur offsite) • Ten (10) 5,000-gallon water storage tanks for irrigation (50,000 gallons total) • A 6-8 ft. high security fence around the cultivation area, constructed of heavy gauge wire fence (or similar), with a steel gate and padlocks • A drip irrigation system using water storage tank, valves and filters, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) piping, black poly tubing and drip emitters • A proposed 25’ x 40’ (1,000 sq. ft.) shed for storage of cultivation materials (fertilizers, pesticides, bulk amendments, hand tools, etc.) • Use of an existing PG&E service for electricity purposes • A 25’ x 28’ compost area (700 sq. ft.) • Parking, portable restrooms with hand washing stations, and trash enclosures will be provided within or adjacent to the fenced cultivation area • One employee parking area with approximately 10 spaces including one ADA compliant space

Contact Information

Mary Claybon
Agency Name
County of Lake
Job Title
Assistant Planner II
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lower Lake
Cross Streets
Spruce Grove Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
CA 29
Class II, III Watercourses

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 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 (Sq. Ft. 40500, Acres .93, Employees 5)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources, 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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