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Meeting Name: Zoning Administrator Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/1/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Planning and Building Department 3015 H St. Eureka, CA 95501
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20-1281 11. Zoning ItemHumboldt Optimal Farms, Inc. Special Permits Record Number PLN-11317-SP Assessor’s Parcel Number: 221-101-012 9295 Doody Ridge Road, Ettersburg area A Special Permit for an existing 9,880-square-foot cannabis cultivation operation of which 2,160 square feet (SF) is outdoor and 7,720 SF is mixed-light. Onsite relocation is proposed for environmental protection from erosion. Irrigation water is sourced from a Class III stream diversion. Estimated irrigation water use is 101,000 gallons per year. Existing water storage capacity is 78,500 gallons in 17 hard-sided tanks. An additional 50,000-gallon steel tank is proposed to bring the total to 128,500 gallons. Drying and curing only will occur onsite in a proposed 1,250-square-foot building, and additional processing will occur offsite at a licensed processing facility. Power for the operation is provided by a 4 kW solar array and supplemented by two Honda generators (a EU2000 and EU3000). The applicant will provide a plan for phasing out generators except as emergency backup source. A Special Permit is also requested to permit aft   Not available Not available
20-1282 12. Zoning ItemMountain Meadow Farms, Inc, Special Permit Record Number: PLN-12808-SP Assessor’s Parcel Number: 212-031-007 700 Oriole Lane, Miranda area A Special Permit for 6,440 square feet of existing outdoor commercial cannabis cultivation to occur in three greenhouses using light deprivation. Water for irrigation is sourced from a groundwater well. Water storage is two 2,500-gallon tanks, totaling 5,000 gallons. The applicant’s estimated annual water use is 45,700 gallons. The primary power source to the project is an existing solar array. A generator is used for 2-weeks annually to power a small greenhouse used for propagation. Drying and curing will occur onsite in an existing structure. Further processing is done off-site at a licensed processing facility. No employees work on site.   Not available Not available
20-1283 13. Zoning ItemRoyal Leif Farms, LLC; Special Permit Application Number: 11947 Case Number: SP16-352 Assessor Parcel Number (APN): 522-031-006 Willow Creek area A Special Permit for 9,439 square feet (sf) of existing outdoor cannabis cultivation. Of that, 7,609 square feet (sf) will utilize light-deprivation methods within five (5) greenhouses, and 1,830 square feet (sf) will be full-sun outdoor. The project will also consist of 960 square feet (sf) of ancillary propagation space which will occur within one (1) hoop house structure. Water for irrigation is sourced from a groundwater well. There are a total of five (5) 2,500-gallon hard water tanks, and four (4) 5,000-gallon hard water tanks for a total of 32,500 gallons of water storage for cannabis irrigation. There are two (2) 2,500-gallon hard water tanks for domestic uses, and the Applicant proposes to install one (1) 5,000-gallon tank to be designated for fire water suppression. Estimated annual water usage is approximately 97,000 gallons. Drying occurs within two existing structures designated as Harvest Storage areas, and all other p   Not available Not available
20-1284 14. Zoning ItemTrinidad Land Development Association; Lot Line Adjustment and Coastal Development Permit Case Number PLN-2017-13610 Assessor’s Parcel Numbers (APNs) 515-221-004, 515-221-006, and 515-221-007 1096 Patricks Point Drive, Trinidad Area A Lot Line Adjustment (LLA) and Coastal Development Permit (CDP) to adjust the property lines of three (3) parcels. Approval of the Lot Line Adjustment is contingent upon the execution of a Compliance Agreement and Conveyance of Development Rights to bring the unpermitted development on parcel 515-221-004 (1096 Patricks Point Drive) into consistency with the Humboldt County Development Code.   Not available Not available
20-1285 11. Zoning ItemOrganic Medicinals, Inc., Special Permit and Zoning Clearance Certificate Record Number: PLN-2019-15602 Assessor’s Parcel Number: 209-191-018 125 Shively Flat Road, Shively area A Special Permit for 33,560 square feet of new outdoor cannabis cultivation. A previous permit (Apps #12134) approved 10,000 square feet on the parcel. This application brings the total permitted cultivation area up to one (1) acre. The site will also host up to nine (9) RRR sites for an additional 180,000 square feet. At full build-out total cultivation will be 223,560 square feet (5.13 acres). All cultivation is full-sun outdoor and dry farmed in native soil. No irrigation water is used in cultivation. Ancillary propagation will occur in temporary hoophouses. The applicant is also seeking a Zoning Clearance Certificate for a 10,000 square foot commercial nursery that will provide starts for use on-site. In the future, the nursery may provide starts and seeds for pickup to be sold at a licensed offsite location. No supplemental lighting is used. Water use for the entire nursery area is approximately 20   Not available Not available