UP 21-15 Rancho Lake, LLC


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 21-15 Rancho Lake, LLC
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture - Hay Cultivation and Cattle Grazing. Zoning: RL-A-RR-FF-FW-WW; Rural Lands-Agriculture-Rural Residential-Floodway Fringe-Floodway-Waterway
Document Description
The applicant, Rancho Lake, LLC, is requesting discretionary approval from the County of Lake for a Major Use Permit, UP 21-15, for commercial cannabis cultivation at 19955 Grange Road, Middletown, CA (Lake County APNs 014-290-08), as described below: Twenty (20) A-Type 3 “Medium Outdoor” licenses; outdoor cultivation for adult-use cannabis under direct sunlight. The applicant proposes up to 854,940 sq. ft. (19.6 acres) of outdoor canopy area.

Contact Information

Andrew Amelung
Agency Name
Lake County Community Development Department - Planning Division
Job Title
Cannabis Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Clearlake, Lakeport
Cross Streets
Grange Road and State Highway 29

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 Transportation, District 1 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California State Lands Commission (SLC), 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 Quality, 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
Other (Commercial Cannabis Cultivation)
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
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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