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Code Enforcement Action News Release

Post Date:10/19/2018 2:20 PM

Date: 10/19/18

Location: 4000 Block of Laytonville Dos Rios 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 at a location in the 4000 Block of Laytonville Dos Rios 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 and personnel from the State Water Board 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 2900 Cannabis Plants totaling approximately 36000 square feet of canopy.
  2. 4 non-permitted greenhouses with non-permitted electrical
  3. 2 non-permitted residences
  4. Significant non-permitted Grading
  5. 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: to file an online complaint. Cannabis specific complaints can also be filed by calling the Cannabis Complaint Hotline at: (844) 421-WEED(9333).IMG_0071

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