Commercial Cannabis Regulations and Licensing Program for Cultivation and Manufacturing

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Commercial Cannabis Regulations and Licensing Program for Cultivation and Manufacturing
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
CA, A, RA, SU, TP, M, C-2, C-4

Document Description
The project involves adoption of regulations and policies that license and regulate cannabis and manufacturing within select zoning districts county wide. The regulations include a licensing ordinance and zoning ordinance amendments, as well as possible general plan/local coastal program amendments. Under the proposed project, the regulations would specify that cultivation may occur in commercial ag, ag, commercial, industrial, timber production, residential ag and special use zoning districts, subject to control on the size of parcel, amount of cannabis grown, and setbacks to various features.

Contact Information
Matt Johnston
Santa Cruz County
701 Ocean Street, 4th floor
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone : (831) 454-3201


Santa Cruz

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: ordinance
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Forest Land/Fire Hazard Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Native American Heritage Commission

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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