PNC-Phinest Nursery Company, LLC


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC)
Document Title
PNC-Phinest Nursery Company, LLC
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project will consist of a Minor Modification (Z20-111) to a prior Conditional Use Permit (Z19-124) for 43,900 square feet of Cannabis Production (cultivation) in an existing building located at 4220 Pell Drive Sacramento CA (APN: 237-0400-019-0000). The size of site is approximately 2.5 acres in the Light Industrial Zone (M-1S-R). The proposed project is for changes to the floor plan which will reallocate previously approved square footage within a 43,900-square-foot building. This revised project includes minor Site Plan and Design Review (SPDR) to infill an additional roll-up door on the east side of the building, a man-door on the south side of the building, eliminate and modify various exterior windows and doors, construct mechanical screen on roof, to install parking lot light poles, and other exterior building and site changes. The project is also lessening the total approved distribution area square footage (Z19-124) to zero square feet. Project activities will be tissue culture cannabis nursery. Water and sewer services will be provided by the City of Sacramento. Electricity will be provided by the Sacramento Municipality Utility District (SMUD).

Contact Information

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


Citywide, Northern California
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; California Code of Regulations, Title 14, section 15332
Reasons for Exemption
The Department of Cannabis Control has determined that the project is a Class 32 Categorical Exemption project. Class 32 Categorical Exemptions are infill developments within urbanized areas if it meets certain criteria. The class consists of environmentally benign infill projects that are consistent with the General Plan and Zoning requirements. This class is not intended for projects that would result in any significant traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality impacts. This exemption is not limited to any use type and may apply to residential, commercial, industrial, public facility, and/or mixed-use projects. None of the exceptions to this exemption defined in Section 15300.2 apply.


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