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File #: 21-682    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/16/2021 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 7/22/2021 Final action:
Title: 9:05 A.M. Public Hearing to consider MAJOR USE PERMIT (UP 20-11). Applicant / Owner: Pasta Farms LLC. Proposed Project: Four phase development containing (11) A Type 3 (medium outdoor) commercial cannabis cultivation licenses within 113 hoop houses, and (1) A-Type 13 ‘self-distribution’ license. Four (4) of the A-Type 3 licenses will convert to A-Type 3B (greenhouse) licenses within four years and will be inside four (4) 26,000 sq. ft. greenhouses. Location: 10750 and 10417 Seigler Springs North Road and 10833 Diener Drive, Kelseyville, CA; APNs: 115-004-01, 05 and 08. Environmental Evaluation: Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS 20-11). (Eric Porter)
Sponsors: Community Development
Attachments: 1. Pasta SR V2, 2. Attachment 1 vicinity map, 3. Attachment 2 site plans, 4. Attachment 3 PMP, 5. Attachment 4 agency comments, 6. Attachment 5 COAs, 7. Attachment 6 IS, 8. Attachment 7 O'Gorman letter and attachments (1), 9. Attachment 8 Public Comment
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Memorandum


STAFF REPORT

TO: Planning Commission

FROM: Carol Huchingson, Chief Administrative Officer
David Boesch, Managing Consultant

Prepared by: Eric Porter, Associate Planner

DATE: July 22, 2021

RE: Pasta Farms; Major Use Permit (UP 20-11) and Initial Study (IS 20-11)

Supervisor District 5

ATTACHMENTS: 1. Vicinity Map
2. Site Plans
3. Property Management Plan
4. Agency Comments
5. Proposed Conditions of Approval
6. Initial Study IS 20-11
7. Public Comments

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The applicant is requesting a major use permit for (11) A-Type 3 (medium outdoor) cultivation areas, four of which would convert to greenhouse (A-Type 3B) licenses over a four year time-frame in four phases. Project specifics are as follows:
* Phase Ia - Early activation consisting of nine (9) acres of canopy (outdoors) - year 2021. 585,000 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation area.
Phase Ib - 2021 (post approval) - 479,160 sq. ft. of outdoor canopy; 715,000 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation, plus 47,201 sq. ft. of nursery / drying building for a total of 762,201 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation area.
* Phase II - 2022 - conversion of Area 9 from outdoor to greenhouse (eliminates 65,000 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation area and adds 26,901 sq. ft. of mixed light cultivation area).
Year 2022 (Phase II) Totals:
697,201 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation area
26,901 sq. ft. of mixed light cultivation area
* Phase III - Conversion of Area 8 from outdoor cultivation to mixed light (greenhouse) cultivation.
Year 2023 (Phase III) totals:
632,201 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation area
53,802 sq. ft. of mixed light cultivation area
* Phase IV - Conversion of Areas 6 and 7 from outdoor cultivation to mixed light (greenhouse) cultivation.
Year 2024 (Phase IV) totals:
502,201 sq. ft. of outdoor cultivation area
107,604 sq. ft. of mixed light (greenhouse) cultivation area

The applicant is also proposing the following structures, areas and site improvements:
* One (1) 22,000 sq. ft. agricultur...

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