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Cannabis Permits and Licenses

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In May 2017, the County of Mendocino launched the Cannabis Cultivation Program.  This page will provide you with the latest information and updates on the cannabis cultivation program and cannabis code enforcement program.

Cannabis Questions

Have a question about the County’s cannabis program? Call the Cannabis Information Hotline at 1-844-421-WEED(9333)

If you would like to receive updates on the cannabis program, please sign up for Canna Notes e Notifications.

Check out the Cannabis Cultivation Program FAQs.

Cannabis Complaints

Need to file a complaint regarding a potential cannabis related issue? Call 1-844-421-WEED(9333) or complete a complaint form.

Permits and Licenses

Need to apply for a cannabis related permit or license? The table below identifies where to go for various types of permits, licenses and information.

 Cannabis Cultivation Application Steps

1. Make an appointment with Planning and Building Services to review the application site plan and generate a zoning clearance.  Planning and Building Services will provide the applicant with a Initial Cannabis Cultivation Checklist and Zoning Clearance to take to the Department of Agriculture.

2.Make an appointment with the Department of Agriculture to submit a cannabis application, including proof of prior cultivation.

3. Once the Department of Agriculture staff have reviewed the Initial Cannabis Cultivation Application and zoning clearance, you will then take the signed Initial Application Review Checklist to the Treasurer/Tax Collectors Office to make a payment of a non-refundable application fee.

4. Upon payment, proof of payment for the processing of your application must be delivered to the Department of Agriculture. Once your proof of payment has been verified by the Department of Agriculture, your application will be processed

Contact Information 



890 North Bush St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 234-6830


 Treasurer Tax - Collector

501 Low Gap Rd, Room 1060
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 234-6875

 Planning and Building Services


Ukiah Office:
860 North Bush Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 234-6650

Fort Bragg Office:
120 West Fir Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Phone: (707) 964-5379


 Environmental Health


Ukiah Office:
860 N Bush Street
Ukiah, Ca 95482
Phone: (707) 234-6625

Fort Bragg Office:
120 West Fir Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Phone: (707) 961-2714


 Code Enforcement  


860 North Bush Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 234-6650


 Executive Office


501 Low Gap Road, Room 1010
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 463-4441








































Cannabis Regulations

Ordinance Adopting Chapter 10A.17 - Medical Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance and Chapter 20.242 - Medical Cannabis Cultivation Site, Adopted April 4, 2017.

Cannabis Business Tax – Ordinance No. 4361

Medical Cannabis Cultivation - Ordinance No. 4392, Adopted August 29, 2017

Non-Cultivation Regulatory Status 

Mendocino County is developing an ordinance to permit the other aspects of the cannabis industry (dispensing, distribution, processing, testing, manufacturing, delivery and transportation).

For up to date information on cannabis items before the Board of Supervisors please visit the Official County Government Online Resource page.

Contact information for State Agencies

State Water Board - Cannabis Cultivation Water Rights

North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board - Cannabis Cultivation Waste Discharge Regulatory Program

California Cannabis Portal

Cannabis Questions? Call 1-844-421-WEED(9333)


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