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Code Enforcement Action News Release

Post Date:10/19/2018 2:15 PM

Date: 10/19/18

Location: 57000 Block of Registered Guest Road, Laytonville, CA

Subject: Cannabis Cultivation without a Permit, non-permitted structures, grading and electric

Information: The Code Enforcement Division received a complaint about cultivation of cannabis without permits and non-permitted grading at a location in the 57000 Block of Registered Guest Road, Laytonville. Code Enforcement determined that the location was not in the County Cannabis Permit Program.  Information about this complaint was shared with Law Enforcement who began an investigation.

 

On 10/17/18 Code Enforcement personnel participated in the service of a search warrant obtained by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for this property.

 

During the search the following violations were observed:

 

  1. The non-permitted cultivation of 696 Cannabis Plants totaling approximately 8750 square feet of canopy.
  2. Non-permitted structures
  3. Significant non-permitted Grading
  4. Significant non-permitted Electrical

 

Code Enforcement will be issuing Notice of Violations for all observed construction and grading violations to the property owner. If these violations are not corrected, administrative citations with fines will be issued. CDFW is handling the violations related to the Cannabis that was eradicated.

 

The Code Enforcement Division receives all Cannabis and General Code Violation complaints in the unincorporated areas of the County. Complaints can be made in person at our offices or by visiting our website at: www.mendocinocounty.org/government/codeenforcement to file an online complaint. Cannabis specific complaints can also be filed by calling the Cannabis Complaint Hotline at: (844) 421-WEED(9333).

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