EIR Scoping Comments Due Aug 31


The EIR will programmatically evaluate the environmental impacts of the DCC’s annual licensing of commercial cannabis cultivation operations in the county as well as the environmental impacts of future licensed commercial cannabis cultivation operations.

Potential issues and impacts to the existing environment to be analyzed in the Draft EIR include the following environmental topics:

  • Aesthetics
  • Agriculture and Forestry Resources
  • Air Quality
  • Biological Resources
  • Cultural Resources
  • Energy
  • Geology and Soils
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Hazards and Hazardous Materials
  • Hydrology and Water Quality
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Mineral Resources
  • Noise
  • Population and Housing
  • Public Services
  • Recreation
  • Transportation
  • Tribal and Cultural Resources
  • Utilities and Service Systems
  • Wildfire

For more details review the following documents:

Notice of Preparation

Letter from DCC

Submit comments in writing by mail or email by August 31:

  • By mail: DCC Legal Affairs Division, 2920 Kilgore Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 
  • By email: publiccomment@cannabis.ca.gov
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