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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/6/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 825 Fifth Street Board of Supervisors Chambers Eureka, California
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20-993 11. Zoning ItemDouble G, LLC; Conditional Use Permit and Special Permits Record Number PLN-12051-CUP Assessor’s Parcel Number: 216-023-019 1551 Miller Ranch Road, New Harris area A Conditional Use Permit for 37,000 square feet of existing outdoor cannabis cultivation. Water for irrigation is sourced from two (2) permitted groundwater wells. Storage capacity totals 15,000 gallons in four (4) hard tanks. The estimated annual water use for irrigation is 240,000 gallons. Processing, including drying and trimming, is done on-site in existing buildings. Electricity is provided by solar, hydroelectric, and supplemental generator use. A Special Permit is included to reduce the setback from the processing building to public lands to 110 feet. A Special Permit is also requested for after-the-fact permitting for work consisting of restoration and a hydroelectric system within the Streamside Management Area.   Not available Not available
20-994 12. Zoning ItemHWY 36 Homestead, LLC, Conditional Use Permit and Special Permit Record Number PLN-11208-CUP Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 210-191-050 Dinsmore area A Conditional Use Permit for 17,220 square feet (SF) of existing outdoor cannabis cultivation with appurtenant propagation area and processing facility. The project includes a Special Permit for development within the Streamside Management Area to allow restoration of a pond. The projected annual water usage is approximately 142,005 gallons. Water storage currently consists of two 1,500 gallons of rainwater catchment tanks. A well is also being proposed on the adjacent property APN: 210-191-049 also owned by the applicant; Hwy 36 Homestead, LLC. Drying will occur onsite and further processing will occur offsite at a licensed facility. Two employees are required to meet operational needs. Power is provided by P.G.&E.   Not available Not available
20-995 13. Zoning ItemHumboldt Leaf, Inc, Conditional Use Permit Record Number PLN-12601-CUP Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 211-371-007 Miranda area A Conditional Use Permit for an existing 43,100 square feet of outdoor cannabis cultivation. Cultivation activities will extend from February to November. The applicant anticipates two cultivation cycles. Water for irrigation is sourced from one on-site well and two proposed wells. Water storage onsite includes ten 3,000-gallon hard tanks and four 5,000-gallon tanks for a total of 50,000 gallons of water storage for cultivation activities. Processing such as drying and curing will be performed onsite in a proposed 3,240-square-foot facility and an existing 2,100-square-foot facility. Further processing such as trimming will be performed offsite at a licensed third-party processor. There will be a maximum of 13 employees during peak operations. Electricity is sourced from solar and a generator.   Not available Not available
20-996 14. Zoning ItemIndra Valley Strategic Marketing Group, LLC, Conditional Use Permit and Special Permit Record Number PLN-11122-CUP Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 314-201-001, 314-143-006 and 314-153-005 Kneeland Area A Conditional Use Permit for an existing commercial medical cannabis cultivation operation consisting of an 11,000-square-foot (sf) outdoor cultivation area and a 21,500 SF mixed-light cultivation area. Outdoor cultivation is consolidated in one area including two existing greenhouses on APN 314-153-005. The mixed light cultivation area is contained within 10 existing greenhouses and the Applicant proposes to reconfigure into five greenhouses total. Also, a Special Permit to allow a cultivation area setback of less than 600-feet from the adjacent National Forest lands south of the property. The Applicant proposes one ancillary propagation area in a 2,100-square-foot greenhouse. In addition to the indoor propagation area, the proposed 2,400 SF ancillary processing building will house a drying room, a trimming room, and an ADA-compliant bathroom. Annual projected water use is 375,000 ga   Not available Not available
20-997 15. Zoning ItemTim and Kathleen Ryan, Parcel Map Subdivision and Special Permit Record Number PLN-2019-15819 Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 516-061-008 1357 Fieldbrook Road, Fieldbrook area A Minor Subdivision of an approximately 10-acre parcel into two parcels of approximately 2.5 acres and 7.5 acres. A Special Permit is required to allow Lot Size Modification to create a parcel below the 5-acre minimum pursuant to Section 314-99.1 H.C.C. The parcel is developed with a single-family residence, accessory structures and an on-site wastewater treatment system which will remain on proposed Parcel 1. Proposed Parcel 2 will be vacant and suitable for residential development. An exception request to allow a 20-foot setback to the barn on proposed Parcel 1 has been reviewed and approved by CAL FIRE. Both parcels will be served with water provided by the Fieldbrook-Glendale Community Services District and on-site wastewater treatment systems.   Not available Not available
20-998 16. Zoning ItemAlan and Sharon Parks Final Map Subdivision Record Number PLN-2019-15467 Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 510-193-022, 510-193-023 2416 and 2422 McKinleyville Avenue, McKinleyville area A Major Subdivision of two parcels totaling approximately 1.75 acres into ten lots between 5,002 square feet (net) and 7,728 square feet (net). The site is developed with two single family residences that will remain on proposed Lots 1 and 2, respectively. Pursuant to Section 325-9 of the Subdivision Regulations, an exception request has been submitted to allow a reduced right of way width. The parcels will be served with community water and sewer provided by the McKinleyville Community Services District.   Not available Not available
20-999 17. Zoning ItemGarrelts Parcel Map Subdivision and Special Permit Record Number PLN-2019-15813 Assessor Parcel Number 303-111-019 1470 Ridgewood Drive, Eureka Area A Minor Subdivision of an approximately 1.89-acre parcel to create two parcels of approximately 0.94 acres and 0.95 acres. A Special Permit is required pursuant to Section 314-99.1 to utilize Lot Size Modification to allow the created parcels to exceed the maximum lot depth. The parcel is currently developed with two single-family residences which will be sited on individual parcels. Additionally, an exception request pursuant to Section 325-9 was submitted to eliminate the frontage improvement requirements. The parcel is served with community water and sewer provided by the Humboldt Community Services District.   Not available Not available
20-1000 11. Zoning ItemThe Hills, LLC Conditional Use Permits and Special Permits Record Numbers: PLN-11638-CUP and PLN-11643-CUP Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 223-061-038, 223-061-043, 223-073-004, 223-073-005 960 Shadow Light Ranch Road and Section 19 of Township 04 South, Range 04 East, Humboldt Base & Meridian, Garberville area Project Description: Two Conditional Use Permits to allow continued cultivation of 60,940 square feet of existing outdoor and mixed light cannabis cultivation. There is 22,200 square feet of existing outdoor cultivation on APN 223-061-043 grown in 23 greenhouses. There is 38,740 square feet of cultivation on APNs 223-061-038, 223-073-004 and 223-073-005 that consists of 32,500 square feet of existing outdoor and 6,240 square feet of mixed light cultivation grown in 22 greenhouses. The proposed project includes relocation of five historic cultivation areas to environmentally superior locations on the subject parcels. Water is provided by an on-site well and a 2,800,000-gallon rain catchment pond. Processing, including drying, curing and trimming, will occur on APN 223-073   Not available Not available
20-1001 11. Zoning ItemMaple Creek Investments, LLC Record Number: PLN-2018-15197 Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN): 315-011-009, Butler Valley Road, Maple Creek area A Special Permit for an new commercial medical cannabis cultivation operation consisting of an 27,025-square-foot (sf) outdoor cultivation area. Outdoor cultivation is consolidated in one area on 315-011-009. The outdoor cultivation is carried out in native soils. The Applicant proposes to acquire seeds and clones from a licensed nursery. The proposed 2,000 SF ancillary processing building will house a drying room, a trimming room, and an ADA-compliant bathroom. Annual projected water use is 200,000 gallons (.61 acre-feet) and is sourced from the proposed on-site rainwater catchment tanks. Water storage capacity currently on the property is 14,000 gallons in hard-sided tanks including one 2,500-gallon tank which is available for fire protection use only. Power for the cultivation operations is provided by a PG&E: for the ancillary processing. Fertilizers, soil amendments, and pesticides are secured on-site in a contained storage shed.   Not available Not available
20-1002 12. Zoning ItemAdesa Organic, LLC, Conditional Use Permits Record Number PLN-11923-CUP Assessor’s Parcel Numbers (APNs) 315-145-002, 315-211-003 and 315-211-004 23550 Maple Creek Road, Korbel, Maple Creek area Conditional Use Permits to allow 86,400 square feet of new mixed-light cannabis cultivation, a drying facility, a storage facility, associated cloning/propagation facilities (not to exceed 8,640 square feet) and other improvements in accordance with Humboldt County Code Section 314-55.4 of Chapter 4 of Division I of Title III, Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance (CMMLUO). The business is proposed to operate on one legal parcel consisting of three APNs (315-145-002, 315-211-003 and 315-211-004) and totaling 443 acres. A total of four permits are being requested in accordance with the parcel size allowances specified in section 55.4.8.2.1.1 of the CMMLUO (parcels 320 acres or larger in size). Electrical power will be generated by a combination of on-site solar power and diesel generators. A total of approximately 20 employees are proposed. Processing will occur off-site.   Not available Not available