Nevada County Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

2 Documents in Project


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Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Nevada County Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
The Nevada County Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance is intended to detail county regulations consistent with state law to enable a structured and logical management procedure for the cultivation would be strictly limited for medical purposes. The proposed project defines and provides for the regulation for the personal use of cannabis and commercial cannabis cultivation within unincorporated county land. The proposed project is a substantial overhaul and comprehensive update to the county's existing cannabis regulations and is being proposed, in part, as an attempt to regulate the cultivation and reduce existing environmental effects of illegal cultivation operations. Adoption of the proposed project would render indoor, mixed-light, and outdoor cultivation of cannabis, on any parcel or premises in an area or in a quantity greater than as provided by the proposed project, or in any other way not in conformance with or in violation of the provisions of the proposed project and/or state law, as a public nuisance that may be abated by any means available by law.

Contact Information
Brian Foss
Nevada County
950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959

Phone : (530) 265-1222


Other Location Info
unincorporated parcels

Notice of Completion

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Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Biological Resources Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Water Quality Land Use Other Other Issues: GHG, Utilities and service systems
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 3 Department of Conservation Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Pesticide Regulation Department of Water Resources Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency State Lands Commission Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Native American Heritage Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (So Lake Tahoe)
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