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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/15/2022 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 825 Fifth Street Board of Supervisors Chambers Eureka, California
Regular Meeting - Hybrid
Published agenda: Agenda (PDF) Agenda (PDF) Published minutes: Action Summary Action Summary  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: 09.11.22 - Gregory & Karen Willet - Lucas & Myrtle Mini-Storage Center.pdf, 09.14.22 - David Marshak - Non-Agenda Comment.pdf, Supplemental #1 PLN-2020-16400.pdf
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AB 361 9.15.22 11. Zoning ItemDiscussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Remote Teleconference Meetings of the Humboldt County Planning Commission for the period of September 15, 2022, through October 15, 2022, Pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act.   Not available Not available
AS 09.01.22 11. Zoning ItemReview and approval of September 1, 2022, Action Summary;   Not available Not available
11066 91522 22. Zoning ItemKrystal Kings Farms, LLC: Conditional Use Permit and Special Permits Record Number: PLN-11066-CUP (filed 8/31/2016) Assessor’s Parcel Number: 221-011-021 Miranda area A Conditional Use Permit for 18,300 square feet (SF) of existing mixed-light cultivation within seven (7) greenhouses and 1,830 SF of ancillary propagation. Estimated annual water usage is 200,000 gallons (11.11 gal/SF). Irrigation water is sourced from one (1) point of diversion on an unnamed Class II tributary of Salmon Creek. A gutter rain catchment system will also be developed to capture rainwater off the 40’x50’ (2,000 SF) barn to reduce reliance on the diversion. Existing available water storage is 15,000 gallons in a series of hard-sided tanks, with an additional 190,000 gallons proposed, for a total of 205,000 gallons of onsite water storage. One (1) 2,500-gallon fire storage tank is also present on the site. Drying will occur in an existing a 40’x50’ barn, with all other processing occurring offsite at a licensed processing or manufacturing facility. Power is provided by a generator. A maximum of six (6) emp   Not available Video Video
11292 13. Zoning ItemLost Coast Collective, Inc. Conditional Use Permit and Special Permit Record Number PLN-11292-CUP (filed 10/11/2016) Assessor’s Parcel Number: 221-240-015 Ettersburg area A Conditional Use Permit for 22,000 square feet of existing commercial cannabis cultivation of which 18,500 square feet is mixed light cultivation and 3,500 square feet is outdoor cultivation. The mixed light cultivation area achieves three harvests annually and the outdoor cultivation area achieves one harvest annually. The project is supported by 2,180 square feet of propagation space. Water for irrigation is sourced from an existing well and two registered spring diversions from unnamed springs. The applicant is also proposing to construct a 500,000-gallon rainwater catchment pond. Projected annual water usage totals 156,980 gallons (7.13 gal/SF) and water storage onsite totals 87,850 gallons. All processing will occur onsite. Energy is sourced from a 20kW solar array, hydropower, and a 45kW and 25kW generator. The applicant is also seeking a Special Permit for the ongoing use and maintenance of two points of di   Not available Not available
13349 14. Zoning ItemCedar Farm South, LLC; Record Number PLN-13349-CUP (filed 08/25/2022) Assessor’s Parcel Number: 317-055-009 South Fork Mountain Area; A Conditional Use Permit for 17,200 SF of pre-existing outdoor cannabis cultivation with 1,700 SF of ancillary propagation. Water is sourced from a well. Annual water usage is approximately 232,200 gallons of water (12.29 gal/SF/yr). There are eight 2,500-gallon hard tanks existing on-site and two 2,500-gallon tanks proposed for a total of 25,000 gallons of water storage. Portable toilets and hand washing stations will be provided. Processing will occur off-site at a licensed processing facility. Power is sourced from three generators and the project is conditioned to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2026.   Not available Video Video
22-1101 11. Zoning ItemAMENDMENTS TO THE INLAND ZONING REGULATIONS, GENERAL PLAN, AND COASTAL ZONING REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO EMERGENCY SHELTERS; Record Number PLN-2022-17866 (filed 08/25/2022) Assessor’s Parcel Number: 000-000-000 Project area: Countywide The Humboldt County Planning Commission will consider updates to the inland and coastal zoning codes and the General Plan and Local Coastal Program to conform to state housing law changes regarding emergency shelters codified in Government Code 65582 and 65583. By statute, cities and counties must designate at least one zone where emergency shelters are allowed by right, and may specify limited, objective standards for their development and operation. This item amends the existing Emergency Shelter code, adds Day Shelters and Low Barrier Navigation Centers to the inland ordinance; and adds for the first time a definition and use types for emergency shelters in the Coastal Zone.   Not available Video Video
10845 12. Zoning ItemH1 Canyon, LLC; Conditional Use Permit Record Number PLN-10845-CUP (filed 08/05/2016) Assessor’s Parcel Number: 524-115-006 Willow Creek area A Conditional Use Permit for 42,188 square feet (sf) of existing outdoor commercial cannabis cultivation with 3,770 sf of ancillary propagation. The main water source is a 400,000 gallon rainwater catchment pond. Supplemental water comes from a well and two on-site spring diversions under Water Right Certificate H100110. The applicant has obtained a Well Assessment from a licensed geologist supporting the continued use of the well. Water is stored in the 400,000 gallon pond as well as hard tanks for a total of 439,300 gallons. Annual projected water usage is 413,775 gallons (9 gal/sf/yr). Product will be dried on-site and additional processing will occur off-site at a licensed facility. Two (2) to four (4) employees will be used for cultivation activities. Power is sourced by four (4) generators used for drying, and the project will transition to 100% renewable energy by 2026. This application includes a Special Permit for the relocation    Not available Video Video
16400 11. Zoning ItemLucas & Myrtle Mini-Storage Center; Record Number PLN-16400-CUP (filed 5/28/2020) Assessor Parcel Numbers (APN’s) 015-111-006, 015-111-012, and 015-111-013. Myrtletown area A lot line adjustment, general plan amendment, zone reclassification, and a conditional use permit (CUP) for the construction and operation of a mini-storage. The site would consist of two parcels -a small 5,500-square-foot (sf) residential lot on the northern end of the site and a 2 acres lot supporting the mini-storage. The general plan designation boundary between the Commercial General (CG) and Residential Medium Density (RM) designations and the corresponding zoning boundary between the Neighborhood Commercial zone (C-1/GO) and Apartment Professional residential zone (R-4/GO, Q). Will be modified to follow the new property boundary. The final design, dimensions, and configuration of the storage units have not been determined; however, based on preliminary plans, the overall footprint of the storage units and the office would not exceed 37,000 sf.   Not available Video Video