Public Hearing, Use Permit Amendment



The Lassen County Planning Commission solicits the aid of public agencies and the general public in consideration of the following item:

Property Owner: TLT Enterprises LLC (Perry Thompson)

Applicant: TLT Enterprises LLC (Perry Thompson)

File No.: Environmental Impact Report #2021-001 for Use Permit Amendment #2021-003 and Reclamation Plan Amendment #2021-001

Project: Proposal to amend mining operations at the Ward Lake Pit (CA mine ID #91-18-0008). If approved, the amendment would allow for the expansion of approximately 78.6 acres, with an associated additional volume of 5,000,000 tons of material; extension of the life of the mine from 2030 to 2050; and an increase of the maximum volume per year from 100,000 tons to 200,000 tons per year.

Location: The project site is located in Litchfield, CA at 476250 Ward Lake Road, off Center Road (A-27) in Lassen County, approximately 13 miles east of Susanville, CA.

Zoning: The project parcel is zoned U-C-2 (Upland Conservation, Resource Management District) and U-C-A-P (Upland Conservation, Agricultural Preserve Combining District), and is designated Extensive Agriculture by the Lassen County General Plan 2000.

A.P.N.: 109-100-059 (old 109-100-40, 42, 44) and 109-100-060 (old 109-100-42)

Staff Contact: Cortney Flather, Natural Resources Technician

Pursuant to Lassen County Code, the Planning Commission, as an advisory board, is required to make a recommendation on the project to the decision-making body (i.e. Board of Supervisors). The Commission shall also review and provide recommendations upon the Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report. A public hearing will be held by the Board of Supervisors at a future date.

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on this item at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, in the Board Chambers, 707 Nevada St., Susanville. All interested persons and agencies are invited to attend the meeting and be heard, or to submit comments to the Commission prior to the hearing, c/o Department of Planning and Building Services, 707 Nevada St., Suite 5, Susanville, California 96130.

For the County of Lassen,

Maurice L. Anderson,