Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

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Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Board of Supervisor adopted the Chapter 10A.17 and Chapter 20.242 regulating cannabis cultivation in Mendocino County.

Mendocino County Code of Ordinances are accessible on the web to review and search.

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Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance Chapter 10A.17

This Chapter is known and may be cited as the Mendocino Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance ("MCCO"). Chapter 20.242 of the Mendocino County Code, titled Cannabis Cultivation Sites, is complementary to this Chapter and together the chapters may be cited as the Mendocino Cannabis Cultivation Regulation ("MCCR").

Cannabis Cultivation Sites Chapter 20.242

This chapter 20.242 ("Chapter") is intended to provide land use regulations for the County of Mendocino where cannabis may be cultivated, subject to the limitations established of this chapter and the provisions of Mendocino County Code Chapter 10A.17, the Mendocino Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance (MCCO). The objective of this Chapter is to allow the cultivation of cannabis in locations that are consistent with the intent of the base zoning district and to help ensure that its cultivation and related activities will not create adverse impacts to the public health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the County of Mendocino.