Commercial Medical 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

Over 2,300 applications were received by the deadline.  Please see this letter from Director Ford regarding the cannabis permit application process.  

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)

Dispensary Application Checklist (Update 8/19/16)

Acknowledgment Form (Updated 7/20/16)

Indemnification Agreement

Performance Standards for Cultivation and Processing Operations

Frequently Asked Questions 

March 3, 2017 Cannabis Panel Meeting Summary

Other Resources

Streamside Management Area Ordinance (PDF)
Division of Environmental Health
CalCannabis - California Department of Food and Agriculture