UP 20-14 Nina Star Farms


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
UP 20-14 Nina Star Farms
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Rural Lands - Agriculture - Floodway Fringe Combining - Floodway Combining - Scenic Combining - Waterway Combining
Document Description
Major use permit to obtain two A-Type 3B "Mixed Light" Licenses and a Type 13 Self-Transport Distribution License to allow a total of 37,446 sf of commercial canopy area. Included is a 5,400 sf processing facility for drying, trimming, curing, and packaging. The project proposes mixed-light cultivation to occur in seven (7) total greenhouses constructed from galvanized steel frames with 6-millimeter polyethylene film coverings for black-out purposes. Artificial lighting for the mixed-light cultivation would occur at a rate of up to 25 watts per square foot. Processing activities, such as drying, trimming, curing, and packaging, would occur in the proposed 5,400 sf processing building. Self-transport distribution activities would also operate from the processing building and would include up to one (1) delivery/pickup per day. Approximately four (4) regular employees are proposed for operations and up to eight employees for peak seasonal activities. Four (4) parking spots, including one (1) ADA-compliant space are included in the proposal.

Contact Information

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


Countywide, Northern California, Statewide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Western Mine Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways

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 (Commercial Cannabis Cultivation)(Sq. Ft. 37446, Acres .85, Employees 8)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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