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California: Humboldt County Zoning Administrator Notice: Proposed Outdoor and Indoor Cultivation Facility

  • Humboldt County Planning and Building Department 3015 H Street Eureka, CA, 95501 United States (map)

PUBLIC NOTICE HUMBOLDT COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, the Humboldt County Zoning Administrator will hold a public hearing in the conference room of Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, at 3015 H Street, Eureka, California, to consider the matter listed below. Specific questions regarding the proposed project may be directed to Meghan Ryan, Senior Planner, at (707) 445-7541 or by email at vendorlaco3@co.humboldt.ca.us. DewDrop Enterprise, LLC; Honeydew area; Case Number: SP16-313; Application Number 11799 (filed 12/13/2016); Assessor's Parcel Number 107-054-005. A Special Permit for 9,276 square feet of existing outdoor cannabis cultivation. Cultivation occurs in four greenhouse structures. Cultivation activities extend from March to October. There are a maximum of two harvests annually. Water for irrigation is sourced from an existing on-site well. The Applicant estimates that 210,000 gallons of water are required to meet operational needs. Water from the well is stored in 10 hard-sided tanks for a total of 36,000 gallons of available water storage. Drying is done on-site in an existing agricultural storage building, and other processing is completed on an adjacent parcel owned by the applicant. Three employees are required during peak operations. Electricity is provided by an existing solar system and generators. The Humboldt County Zoning Administrator intends to adopt a finding that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. The project is located in Humboldt County, in the Honeydew area, on the west side of Hilde Lane, approximately 0.25 miles southwest from the intersection of Heidi Lane and Hilde Lane, on the property known as 360 Hilde Lane. Any person may appear and present testimony in regard to this matter at the hearing. If you challenge the nature of the proposed action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Zoning Administrator at or prior to the public hearing. The Zoning Administrator needs ONE ORIGINAL AND 4 COPIES of any materials submitted either prior to or at the meeting. The Zoning Administrator's decision will become effective if an appeal is not filed within the appropriate filing period. An appeal may be filed by any aggrieved person who has testified in person or in writing on the project and must be submitted in writing with the required fees to the Planning Division of the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department before the end of the appeal period. If appealed the decision will not become effective until the appeal is resolved. Appeals may be filed in the Planning Division of the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, Monday through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. The staff report for this project will be available at the Planning Division on the Friday before the Zoning Administrator meeting. At any time prior to opening the public hearing on this application, the Zoning Administer is authorized by the County Code to pull and refer the application to the Humboldt County Planning Commission for hearing and decision. If this project is referred for hearing to the Planning Commission, the County will provide public notice of the new hearing in accordance with provisions of State law. General questions regarding the Zoning Administrator, the permit process, submission of materials and other information not specific to this project may be obtained from the Planning Division of the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, 3015 H Street, Eureka, California 95501 or email planningclerk@co.humboldt.ca.us. Telephone (707) 445-7541. Meeting rooms are ADA accessible. Accommodations and access to Zoning Administrator meetings for people with special needs may be requested of the Zoning Administrator Clerk at (707) 445-7541 in advance of the meeting. Humboldt County Zoning Administrator October 18, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE HUMBOLDT COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, the Humboldt County Zoning Administrator will hold a public hearing in the conference room of Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, at 3015 H Street, Eureka, California, to consider the matter listed below. Specific questions regarding the proposed project may be directed to Meghan Ryan, Senior Planner, at (707) 445-7541 or by email at vendorlaco3@co.humboldt.ca.us. DewDrop Enterprise, LLC; Honeydew area; Case Number: SP16-048; Application Number 10796 (filed 8/2/2016); Assessor's Parcel Number 107-054-030. A Special Permit to allow for continued operation of an existing 9,128-square-foot commercial cannabis cultivation operation composed of four greenhouses totaling 8,408 square feet and one outdoor area totaling 720 square feet. Cultivation activities extend from March to November. There will be a maximum of two harvests. Water for the proposed project will be sourced from an existing well. There are several hard-sided water storage tanks on the project site that have a combined storage capacity of 71,500 gallons. Processing activities, including drying, curing, and trimming, will occur on-site in existing buildings. The proposed project will require up to 15 temporary employees during harvest season. Power to the site is provided by a 3000-watt generator with a secondary 7000-watt generator used for additional power twice per year. The Humboldt County Zoning Administrator intends to adopt a finding that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities), Section 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) and Section 15333 (Small Habitat Restoration) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. The project is located in Humboldt County, in the Honeydew area, at the terminus of Heidi Lane, approximately 1.1 miles south from the intersection of Doreen Road and Heidi Lane, on the property known as 1300 Heidi Lane. Any person may appear and present testimony in regard to this matter at the hearing. If you challenge the nature of the proposed action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Zoning Administrator at or prior to the public hearing. The Zoning Administrator needs ONE ORIGINAL AND 4 COPIES of any materials submitted either prior to or at the meeting. The Zoning Administrator's decision will become effective if an appeal is not filed within the appropriate filing period. An appeal may be filed by any aggrieved person who has testified in person or in writing on the project and must be submitted in writing with the required fees to the Planning Division of the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department before the end of the appeal period. If appealed the decision will not become effective until the appeal is resolved. Appeals may be filed in the Planning Division of the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, Monday through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. The staff report for this project will be available at the Planning Division on the Friday before the Zoning Administrator meeting. At any time prior to opening the public hearing on this application, the Zoning Administer is authorized by the County Code to pull and refer the application to the Humboldt County Planning Commission for hearing and decision. If this project is referred for hearing to the Planning Commission, the County will provide public notice of the new hearing in accordance with provisions of State law. General questions regarding the Zoning Administrator, the permit process, submission of materials and other information not specific to this project may be obtained from the Planning Division of the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, 3015 H Street, Eureka, California 95501 or email planningclerk@co.humboldt.ca.us. Telephone (707) 445-7541. Meeting rooms are ADA accessible. Accommodations and access to Zoning Administrator meetings for people with special needs may be requested of the Zoning Administrator Clerk at (707) 445-7541 in advance of the meeting. Humboldt County Zoning Administrator October 18, 2018