Saturday, 16 October 2021

COUNTY OF LAKE (MMU 21-20) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND RECONSIDERATION OF THE ADOPTION OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION (CEQA) BY THE LAKE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  AND RECONSIDERATION OF THE ADOPTION OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE  DECLARATION (CEQA) BY THE LAKE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION  

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the County of Lake,  State of California, will reconsider approving Use Permit UP 20-22 at a public hearing to  take place on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:15 a.m. in the Lake County Courthouse, 255  N. Forbes Street, Lakeport, California. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, meetings of the Lake  County Planning Commission will be available for participation virtually via Zoom and in  the Board Chambers subject to social distancing requirements. Applicant/Owner: WeGrow  LLC / Zarina Otchkova. Proposed Project: Fifteen (15) A-Type 3B mixed light commercial  cannabis cultivation licenses and one A-Type 13 ‘Self Distribution’ license. The applicant is  proposing thirty (32) 90’ x 125’ greenhouses; two (2) 90’ x 125’ greenhouses for immature plant  starts; four (4) 50’ x 100’ drying buildings; one (1) 200 sq. ft. shed; twenty (20) 5,000 gallon  water tanks; one (1) 6-foot tall galvanized woven wire fence covered with privacy mesh to  screen the greenhouses from public view. Total proposed cultivation area is 387,600 sq. ft. (roughly 9 acres); total proposed canopy area is 330,000 sq. ft. The applicant is also  proposing the removal of 100 blue oak trees, which will require a 3:1 tree replacement using  similar species trees prior to the start of cultivation. Location: 16750 Herrington Road,  Middletown, CA (cultivation site); 17610 Sandy Road, Middletown, and 19678 Stinson Road,  Middletown consisting of 309+ acres. APNs: 013-060-40 (cultivation site); 013-014-03 and 013- 014-11 (clustering sites to make up the required land area for the proposed licenses).  Environmental Evaluation: Addendum to Mitigated Negative Declaration IS 20-25. Project  planner: Eric Porter, (707) 263-2221. Due to the coronavirus, the hearing may be a virtual  hearing using Zoom. The following is a link to the Planning Commission Agenda posted 72  hours prior to the hearing: https://countyoflake.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx. A hard copy of the  staff report is available upon request. If you challenge the action of the Planning Commission on  any of the above stated items in court, it may be limited to only those issues raised at the public  hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Lake County  Planning Department at, or prior to, the public hearing. Please bring this notice to the attention  of anyone who may be interested in this information.  

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT 

 Mary Darby, Community Development Director 

By:  

Kerrian Marriott, Office Assistant III 

 

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