UP 22-07 Dezel Ranch

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 22-07 Dezel Ranch
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
RL- Rural Lands
Document Description
The applicant, Simon Whetzel, is requesting discretionary approval from the County of Lake for a Major Use Permit, UP 22-07, for commercial cannabis cultivation at 700 Highway 53 and 660 Junction Plaza, Clearlake, CA (Lake County APNs 010-055-28 & 33), as described below: Eight (8) A-Type 3 “Medium Outdoor” licenses; outdoor cultivation for adult-use cannabis under direct sunlight. The applicant proposes up to 348,480 sq. ft. (8 Acres) of outdoor canopy area. Four (4) A-Type 2B “Small Mixed-Light” license; mixed-light cultivation for adult-use cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per sq. ft. The applicant proposes up to 39,936 sq. ft. of mixed-light 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. Per Article 27 Section 11 (ay), the parcel where the distributor transport only, self-distribution license is issued shall front and have direct access to a State or County maintained road or an access easement to such a road, the permittee shall not transport any cannabis product that was not cultivated by the permittee, and all non-transport related distribution activities shall occur within a locked structure. Furthermore, all guidelines for Distributor Transport Only License from the California Department of Cannabis Control’s Title 4, Division 19, Chapter, as described in §15315, must be followed.

Contact Information

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


Clearlake, Unincorporated
Countywide, Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Ogulin Canyon
Total Acres
Parcel #
010-055-28 & 010-055-33
State Highways

Notice of Completion

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, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), 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
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 388416, Acres 9, Employees 12)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources, Wildfire


Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]

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