Saturday, 02 December 2023

City of Clearlake - Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration

City of Clearlake - Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration

Notice is hereby given that the City of Clearlake has tentatively determined that the project described below will not result in a significant adverse impact on the environment and that, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City is prepared to issue a “Mitigated Negative Declaration” in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act:

Project Description:  Conditional Use Permits (CUP 2021-05 Cannabis, CUP 2021-06 Processing, UP 2021-07 Distribution, CUP 2021-08 Manufacturing, CUP 2021-09 Retail Delivery, Cannabis Business/Regulatory Permit, and Initial Study, IS 2021-02) to allow a Commercial Cannabis Operation on a 21.25-acre vacant parcel.  The project involves two 5,000 square feet (10,000 SQFT total) prefabricated metal buildings for manufacturing/processing; a 3,000 square foot building for distribution, retail delivery only and office building; ten greenhouse structures (1,875 SQFT Each) for a total square footage of 18,750 and approximately five water storage tanks. The operation also includes +/- 22 parking Spaces, including four ADA spaces, and a 15’X15” (30 SQFT) trash enclosure. (Please note: The operation is not open to the general public). 

Project Location: 2185 Ogulin Canyon Road, Clearlake, CA 95422, further described as Assessor Parcel Number (APN):  010-044-017.

This tentative determination is based on an environmental analysis (Initial Study, IS 2021-02) that assesses the project’s potential environmental impacts.  Based on the environmental evaluations and agency comments, mitigations measures have been incorporated to reduce all potential impacts to less than significant.  Anyone can review this study at Clearlake City Hall, 14050 Olympic Drive, Clearlake, CA 95901, during normal business hours Monday through Thursday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM or by downloading the document(s) from the following:

State Clearinghouse at:

Final environmental determinations are made by the decision-making body, which, in this case would be the City of Clearlake, Planning Commission.   The public review period for the respective proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) based on Initial Study IS 2021-02 will remain open for a period of at least thirty (30) days and will begin on June 30, 2021, and end on August 6, 2021. For more information, contact Senior Planner Mark Roberts at (707) 994-8201 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  During this period written comments on the project and the mitigated proposed negative declaration may be submitted addressed to:

City of Clearlake – Planning Department

Attn: Mark Roberts – Senior Planner

14050 Olympic Drive

Clearlake, CA 95422

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