UP 21-07 Little High Valley


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 21-07 Little High Valley
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
RL – Rural Lands
Document Description
County of Lake for a Major Use Permit, UP 21-07, for commercial cannabis cultivation at 17870 Little High Valley Road, Lower Lake, CA (Lake County APN 012-061-03), as described below: Two (2) A-Type 3 “Medium Outdoor” licenses; outdoor cultivation for adult-use cannabis under direct sunlight. The applicant proposes up to 87,120 sq. ft. of outdoor canopy area. One (1) A-Type 13 Self-distribution License: In the “RL” zoning district the Type 13 Distributor Only, Self-distribution State licenses are an accessory use to an active cannabis cultivation or cannabis manufacturing license site with a valid minor or major use permit. The proposed cannabis cultivation operation includes a 3,500 sq. ft. Processing Building, a 5,000-gallon metal fire water storage tank, and eight (8) 2,500-gallon water storage tanks. The proposed outdoor cultivation area would be enclosed with 6-foot tall chain link fences, covered with privacy screen/mesh where necessary to screen the cultivation area from public view. The growing medium of the proposed outdoor cultivation area will an imported organic soilless growing medium (composed mostly of composted forest material) in above ground beds. All water for the proposed cultivation operation would come from an existing onsite groundwater well, and drip irrigation systems will be used to deliver irrigation water and to conserve water resources.

Contact Information

Andrew Amelung
Agency Name
County of Lake
Job Title
Cannabis Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Spruce Grove Road
Total Acres
Parcel #

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, 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. 87120, Acres 2, Employees 4)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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