Tuesday, 21 May 2024

City of Clearlake: Notice of intent to adopt a mitigated negative declaration

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration

Notice is hereby given that the City of Clearlake has tentatively determined that the project described below will not result in a significant adverse impact on the environment and that, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act, the City is prepared to issue a “mitigated negative declaration” in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act:

Project Description Summary: The applicant, Joey Gustufson, is proposing a Commercial Cannabis operation on a 15.373-acre vacant parcel. The project involves development and operation of a cannabis production and distribution facility that includes development of a 10,000 square foot prefabricated metal building for processing, trimming, curing, drying and distributing cannabis; 20,000 square foot indoor space to be used for cannabis cultivation, and 36,000 square feet of hybrid greenhouse space with light deprivation (two structures, 18,000 square feet each).

Project Location: 2560 Highway 53, Clearlake, CA 95422, Assessor Parcel Number (APN): 010-048-050

This tentative determination is based on an environmental study that assesses the project’s potential environmental impacts. The environmental study includes a list of 25 mitigation measures. Anyone can review this study at Clearlake City Hall, 14050 Olympic Drive, Clearlake, CA 95901, during normal business hours or by downloading from the City’s website or the State Clearinghouse Website at: (I have also attached a Complete Initial Packet above for your convenience.


Final environmental determinations are made by the decision-making body, which, in this case would be the City of Clearlake, City Council. The public review period for this notice will remain open for a period of at least 30 days from the first publication of this Notice, until April 26, 2021. For more information, please call (707) 994-8201 during normal business hours of City Hall. During this period written comments on the project and the proposed mitigated negative declaration may be addressed to: You may also submit comments via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Please Note: All comments must be received no later than April 26, 2021).

City of Clearlake
Planning Department
Attn: Mark Roberts
14050 Olympic Drive
Clearlake, CA 95422

Published Date: 3/24/2021

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