License NR-M-0090


SCH Number
Public Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
License NR-M-0090
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Santa Cruz Mountain Tops (SCMT) plans to manufacture cannabis products at 2851 Research Park Dr, in unincorporated Santa Cruz County. The proposed site is 1 acres and it is zoned Ml with a general plan designation of CS. Manufacturing operations will include infusion style extraction, equivalent to a Class S manufacturer per Santa Cruz County 7.128.130(A). Manufacturing operations will occur within the 1270 square foot building as shown on the site plan. Distribution operations will involve 3rd party distribution. Cannabis waste from cultivation operations will be disposed of offsite at Buena Vista Landfill

Contact Information

Sam LoForti
Agency Name
County of Santa Cruz Cannabis Licensing Office
Job Title
Cannabis Licensing Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Northern California
Cross Streets
Caldwell Dr.
Parcel #
State Highways
Highway 1

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1: Use of existing facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The site is zoned light manufacturing and the general plan designation for this site includes service commercial and light manufacturing. An adjacent parcel with the same land use and general plan designation is a commercial kitchen which allowed by statue for this site. No alterations to the building or the land are proposed therefore, this meets the requirement for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption. None of the conditions described in sec. 15300.2 apply to this project.
County Clerk
Santa Cruz


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