The Planning Commission has approved two new cannabis cultivation facilities, one of which will add a 20,000-square-foot facility to an existing Lillyhill Drive development.
A permanent certificate of occupancy at 1105 Lillyhil Drive will be contingent on whether the owner, Top Shelf Undefeated, part of the Shryne Group of Los Angeles, Calif., will be able to achieve odor control at its existing 30,375-square-foot building.
The California Health and Safety Code prohibits the discharge of air contaminants (including odors) that cause a public nuisance, requiring cultivation facilities use closed-loop systems to prevent odors from escaping.
“You claim that you’ve got the state-of-the-art equipment," Commissioner Bob Rath said. "You have an odor control system that you’re touting and it doesn’t seem to be working correctly.” Sean Oganesyan, senior vice president of cultivation with Stiiizy, which is also part of the Shryne Group, said a solution is expected soon.
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