Commercial Marijuana Permitting

The Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance was adopted by the Board of Supervisors became effective Friday, February 26, 2016. This is the date the Planning and Building Department began accepting applications for projects in the Inland Zone.  The deadline for submitting applications was December 31, 2016.

Cannabis Permit Application Processing

Please see this June 26, 2018 Cannabis Cultivation update letter  from Director Ford. 

Permit Application Resources

The documents below will be updated over time.  The most recent versions can always be found on this page.

Application Form

Application Checklist for Cultivation (Updated 7/21/16)

Application Overview and Resources (Updated 9/6/16)

Application Requirements Cannabis 2.0 (Updated 12/21/18)

Dispensary Application Checklist (Update 8/19/16)

DEH Worksheet for Commercial Cannabis Clearance

Acknowledgment Form (Updated 7/20/16)

Indemnification Agreement

Performance Standards for Cultivation and Processing Operations

Frequently Asked Questions 

April 28, 2017 update letter from Director Ford regarding the cannabis permit application process and concerns.

March 3, 2017 Cannabis Panel Meeting Summary

Application Permit Transfer Request Form

Other Resources

Division of Environmental Health
Streamside Management Areas and Wetlands Ordinance
CalCannabis - California Department of Food and Agriculture