Notice of Appeal Application Form for Cannabis Business Tax (revised 2/28/20)
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS Monday, March 16, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
You may submit an Appeal Application in person to the Planning and Building Services Department (PBS) Ukiah Office, Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. only. Appeal Applications can be submitted by mail with a check or money order (do not mail cash or credit card), but must be received by Planning and Building Services, Ukiah Office, no later than 3:00 pm on March 16, 2020.
Applications for Appeal will only be accepted for the 2019 Cannabis Business Tax. All prior tax year appeal periods have expired.
PLEASE BE ADVISED: THIS WILL BE YOUR ONLY OPPORTUNITY TO APPEAL THE 2019 CANNABIS BUSINESS TAX.
Your appeal packet must include the following:
1. A completed Notice of Appeal;
2. A copy of the attached invoice;
3. Any and all other documentation supporting your appeal; and
4. The initial appeal fee of $341.81.
Use the Notice of Appeal Application Form linked above to contest a minimum commercial cannabis cultivation business tax being imposed pursuant to Mendocino County Code (“MCC”) section 6.32.050(B) if you are the person or entity responsible for paying such tax. To use this form, the basis for your appeal must be that cultivation of cannabis did not occur on the property containing the cultivation site during the tax year specified in your appeal.
Revised Fee Schedule (Posted November 26, 2019)
Resolution 19-372 (posted Nov. 7, 2019)
Please click the above link to see the Resolution of the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors establishing the Cannabis Business Tax Appellate Process and delegating authority to hearing officers to hear the appeals, as approved on October 22, 2019.
To view more information regarding this Board of Supervisors meeting, please click here.