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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Public hearing on Monday for commercial cannabis land use ordinance

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Notice of Board of Supervisors Public Hearing

In the matter of Proposed Amendments to Humboldt County Code Regulating Commercial Cannabis Activities

DATE: Monday, March 19, 2018 - 9:00 am

LOCATION: Board of Supervisors Chamber

Humboldt County Courthouse

825 5th Street

Eureka, CA 95501

On Monday beginning at 9 am, or as soon thereafter as possible, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will be holding a public hearing to consider the county’s Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CCLUO) and Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the proposed ordinance. 

A sampling of the principal changes to county code being considered in the ordinance include:

  • Repeal of the current permit application deadline (Dec. 31, 2016) to allow for submittal of applications for commercial cannabis activities, including cultivation
  • Providing for a greater diversity of areas where cannabis cultivation will be allowed to expand or occur
  • Developing performance standards for controlling odor impacts from cultivation
  • Special requirements/limitations for projects located within spheres of influence or community areas
  • A cap on the number of cultivation permits allowed based on watersheds

More detail about the policies being reviewed at the hearings is on the county’s website.

Cannabis EIR web page
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