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File #: 22-383    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/18/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action:
Title: 11:00 A.M. - (Continued from 4-12-22) - Public Hearing - Discussion and Consideration of Appeal (AB 21-05) of Planning Commission Approval of Major Use Permit 19-36 and IS/MND 19-56 “Lake Vista Farms, LLC”, Clearlake. APN’s 010-053-01 and 010-053-02.
Sponsors: Community Development
Attachments: 1. A1 Appeal, 2. A2 Appeal Response Technical Memorandum for Water Use, 3. A3 11.18.2021 Staff Report, Planning Commission Minutes, Agency and Public Commentary, 4. A4 Site Plans, 5. A5 Property Management Plan, 6. A6 Hydrological Report, 7. A7 Drought Management Plan, 8. A8 Conditions of Approval, 9. A9 Initial Study, 10. A10 Biological Report, 11. A11 City of Clearlake Letter of Support, 12. A12 Agency Comments, 13. A13 Remediation, 14. A14 Violations, 15. A15 EA Conditions of Approval, 16. November 18 2021 final minutes, 17. PowerPoint Presentation Lake Vista Appeal1 final, 18. A. 3.17.22 Lake Vista Farms Appeal Rebuttal Master Letter, 19. Labels for Lake Vista Farms Inc., 20. BOS Legal Notice AB 21-05 UP 19-36 May3, 21. EBM hydrological letter in support of Appellant Hughes 4.21.2022, 22. PublicComment_LakeVistaFarm, 23. Appellant Exhibit 1, 24. Appellant Exhibit 2, 25. Appellant Exhibit 3, 26. Appellant Exhibit 4, 27. Appellant Exhibit 5, 28. Applicant Exhibit A
Memorandum


Date: May 3, 2022

To: The Honorable Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Mary Darby, Community Development Director

Subject: 10:00 a.m. Public Hearing - Discussion and Consideration of Appeal (AB 21-05) of Planning Commission Approval of Major Use Permit 19-36 and IS/MND 19-56 "Lake Vista Farms, LLC", Clearlake. APN's 010-053-01 and 010-053-02.

Executive Summary:

EXHIBITS:
A1 - APPEAL
A2 - APPEAL RESPONSE: TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM FOR WATER USE
A3 - 11.18.2021 STAFF REPORT, PC MINUTES, AGENCY AND PUBLIC COMMENTARY
A4 - SITE PLANS
A5 - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT PLAN
A6 - HYDROLOGY REPORT
A7 - DROUGHT MANAGEMENT PLAN
A8 - CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL
A9 - INITIAL STUDY
A10 - BIOLOGICAL REPORT
A11 - CITY OF CLEARLAKE LETTER OF SUPPORT
A12 - AGENCY COMMENTS
A13 - REMEDIATION
A14 - VIOLATIONS
A15 - EA CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL


I. BACKGROUND

The appellant is appealing the Planning Commission's November 18, 2021 3-1 approval (four Planning Commissioners present) of a Major Use Permit (19-36) to permit a commercial cannabis cultivation major use permit and mitigated negative declaration of the following uses located at 2050 and 2122 Ogulin Canyon Road, Clearlake, CA 95423, APN's 010-053-01 and 010-053-02.
* Fifteen (15) A-Type 3 "outdoor" licenses totaling 816,750 sq. ft. cultivation (18.75 acres) and 653,400 sq. ft. of total canopy (15 acres) on five (5) sites:
o Site A. Northwestern Hops Field (with a cultivation area of 5.09 acres)
o Site B. Southwest Clearing (with a cultivation area of 6.56 acres)
o Site C. Northeast Hops Field (with a cultivation area of 1.45 acres)
o Site D. Central Hops Field (with a cultivation area of 3.72 acres)
o Site E. Chaparral Clearing (with a cultivation area of 1.92 acres)
* Sites A through D would include temporary 20' x 100' (2,000 square feet) hoop-houses that are of simple construction that will not require lighting. The hoop-houses are intended to provide protection for cannabis plants, and would be used on an as-nee...

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