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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/3/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 825 Fifth Street Board of Supervisors Chambers Eureka, California
Regular Meeting - Virtual
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Attachments: ZOOM Recording of PC 9-03-20
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20-1117 11. MinutesReview and approval of the January 9, 2020 Action Summary.   Not available Not available
20-1119 12. MinutesReview and approval of the May 7, 2020 Action Summary   Not available Not available
20-1120 13. MinutesReview and approval of the May 21, 2020 Action Summary.   Not available Not available
20-1121 14. MinutesReview and approval of the July 9, 2020 Action Summary.   Not available Not available
20-1123 11. Zoning OrdinanceCannabis Ordinance Amendments for Small Cultivators, Personal Use and Financial Security Case Numbers PLN-2020-16447, PLN-2020-16571 and PLN-2020-16479 Countywide The proposed Small Cultivator amendments modify Sections 314-55.4.5.1.5, 314-55.4.6.1, 314-55.4.6.5 and 314-55.4.12.1.10 of the Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance in Chapter 4 - the Zoning Regulations (Title III of Humboldt County Code) to facilitate permitting of small new and pre-existing cannabis farms adjacent to homes that existed prior to December 31, 2016 by establishing a streamlined permitting pathway. The eligible farms minimize the impacts on the environment and archaeological resources because they are owner-occupied, the cultivation area is no more than 2,000 square feet in size and within the already disturbed homesite area of the existing home. Also, water for irrigation is provided from permitted non-diversionary sources, permaculture is practiced, and the cultivation is done outdoors or in permitted or ag exempted hoophouses/greenhouses and does not use generators for electrical power. The propose   Not available Video Video
20-1127 12. Zoning ItemAdesa Organic, LLC, Conditional Use Permits Application Number 11923 Case 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. Processin   Not available Video Video
20-1128 11. Zoning ItemHumboldt County Fair Association, Conditional Use Permit Case Number PLN-2019-15519 Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 030-071-001, 030-011-003, 030-021-003, 030-112-017, 030-112-020, 030-081-006, and 100-181-003 1250 5th Street, Ferndale area A Conditional Use Permit to authorize use of the Humboldt County Fairgrounds for a maximum of ten (10) concerts and four (4) motorsports events. All events would be held at the oval racetrack and nearby grandstands located within the southern portion of the Fairgrounds. Events would be pre-scheduled and occur between March and October, excepting a six-week period (August 1st thru September 15th) associated with preparation, operation, and cleanup for the annual Humboldt County Fair. All events would end on or before 10 pm. Concerts would occur from a temporary stage placed directly in front of the grandstands and feature a range of different performance types from amplified music featuring a full band to smaller acoustic events. Motorsports activities include: Tractor Pulls, 4x4 Truck events, Go Carts, Monster Trucks, and Motorcycle Racing.    Not available Not available
20-1125 12. Zoning ItemThresholds of Significance for Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) to evaluate environmental impacts of projects Case Number: PLN-2020-16529 Countywide Project Description: To comply with new California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requirements, the County is adopting thresholds of significance for vehicle miles traveled (VMT) to evaluate environmental impacts of projects. “Vehicle miles traveled” refers to the amount and distance of automobile travel attributable to a project. The proposed thresholds of significance are based on the type of project, and/or location, and projects that meet these criteria are expected to result in less-than significant VMT impacts.   Not available Not available