Tag Archives: Humboldt County Planning Commission

Bottoms grow OK’d, neighbors muster appeal

After abundant comment opposing and favoring the project, the commission vote 5–2 to adopt the Mitigated Neg Dec, make findings for approval of the Conditional Use Permit and approve the project, with Commissioners Brian Mitchell and Peggy O’Neill dissenting.

Low Penta finding ends Glendale cannabiz appeal

The district may “make further legal demands” related to the site contamination and clean-up, the letter continues, and “looks forward to reviewing DTSC’s plans to investigate, monitor, and aggressively remediate the source/s of the contamination at the McNamara & Peepe site.”

County Planco snubs wind energy project

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In a surprising twist, a planning commissioner who had complained that “everything pretty much gets said no to” in the county changed his stance on a controversial wind energy project and joined a majority Planning Commission vote to deny it. ​The Terra-Gen wind energy project proposed for Monument

Alarm over lack of dioxin testing at Glendale mill site planned for cannabis facility

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – The county Planning Commission’s review of a Glendale cannabis manufacturing project has exposed a lack of testing for dioxins on former mill and lumber storage sites, which could have implications for drinking water. ​Considering the stakes, one commissioner described the lack of testing as “ridiculous.” ​The uncertain contamination status

Humboldt takes aim at unlicensed growers, Planco OKs McK subdivision

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union  HUMBOLDT – ​Humboldt County’s planning director has reported that 452 commercial cannabis permits have been approved to date but about 500 interim permit holders are operating without state licenses. ​Planning Director John Ford updated the Planning Commission on the permitting scenario at its Aug. 1 meeting. ​The county’s has a

County considers ‘high level’ involvement in housing

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A state-mandated Humboldt County housing plan will consider a new approach to serving the needs of lower-income residents – having the county move from merely zoning for housing to subsidizing and maintaining it.  The question of whether the county should become actively involved in providing for housing is