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File #: 21-0313    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/2/2021 In control: County Counsel
On agenda: 3/22/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Urgency Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium on the Commencement of Phase Three Cannabis Cultivation Permitting under Mendocino County Code Chapters 10A.17 and 20.242 Pending the Study and Consideration of Land Use and Other Regulations Pertaining to Cannabis Cultivation (Sponsors: County Counsel and Planning and Building Services)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 4488, 2. Ordinance - Phase 3 Moratorium, 3. Ordinance Summary - Phase Three Moratorium, 4. 03-18-21 Britton Correspondence , 5. 03-18-21 Sierra Club Correspondence, 6. 03-18-21 California Native Plant Society Correspondence, 7. 03-18-21 Sonya Correspondence, 8. 03-19-21 Hereld Correspondence, 9. 03-19-21 Riley Correspondence, 10. 3-18-21 Clark Correspondence, 11. 03-19-21 Briley Correspondence, 12. 03-18-21 Pellar Correspondence, 13. 03-19-21 Marston Correspondence, 14. 3-19-21 Bassett Correspondence, 15. 03-20-21 Strong Correspondence, 16. 03-19-21 Winkels Correspondence, 17. 03-21-21 Decker Correspondence, 18. 03-21-21 Paulsen Correspondence, 19. 03-20-21 Simpson Correspondence, 20. 03-20-21 Mullen Correspondence, 21. 03-20-21 Cronin Correspondence, 22. 03-20-21 Atherton Correspondence, 23. 03-20-21 Pletcher Correspondence, 24. 03-20-21 Sizemore Correspondence, 25. 03-20-21 Gibson Correspondence, 26. 03-20-21 Wilson Correspondence, 27. 03-21-21 Richards Correspondence, 28. 03-21-21 Rohlicek Correspondence, 29. 03-21-21 Rosen Correspondence, 30. 03-21-21 Sheltren Correspondence, 31. 03-21-21 Simpson Correspondence, 32. 03-22-21 Spyrock Correspondence, 33. 03-21-21 Almida Correspondence, 34. 03-21-21 Davis Correspondence, 35. 03-21-21 Decker Correspondence, 36. 03-21-21 Hanson Correspondence, 37. 03-21-21 Hikey Correspondence, 38. 03-21-21 L Rohlicek Correspondence, 39. 03-21-21 N Hanson Correspondence, 40. 03-21-21 Parmenter Correspondence 2, 41. 03-21-21 Parmenter Correspondence, 42. 03-21-21 Paulson Correspondence, 43. 03-22-21 Sacks Correspondence, 44. 03-22-21 - Lot 1 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 45. 03-22-21 - Lot 2 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 46. 03-22-21 - Lot 3 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 47. 03-22-21 - Lot 4 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 48. 03-22-21 - Lot 5 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 49. 03-22-21 - Lot 6 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 50. 03-22-21 - Lot 7 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 51. 03-22-21 - Lot 8 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 52. 03-22-21 - Lot 9 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 53. 03-22-21 - Lot 10 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 54. 03-22-21 - Lot 11 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 55. 03-22-21 - Lot 12 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 56. 03-22-21 - Lot 13 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 57. 03-22-21 - Lot 14 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 58. 03-22-21 - Lot 15 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 59. 03-22-21 - Lot 16 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 60. 03-22-21 - Lot 17 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 61. 03-22-21- Lot 18 - Planning Commission Correspondence, 62. 03-22-21 Gacha Correspondence, 63. 03-22-21 Suardika Correspondence, 64. 03-22-21 Wordhouse Correspondence, 65. 03-22-21 Andrews Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: County Counsel and Planning and Building Services
MEETING DATE: March 22, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Matthew Kiedrowski
PHONE:
234-6885
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Julia Krog
PHONE:
234-6650






ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 2 Hours


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Urgency Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium on the Commencement of Phase Three Cannabis Cultivation Permitting under Mendocino County Code Chapters 10A.17 and 20.242 Pending the Study and Consideration of Land Use and Other Regulations Pertaining to Cannabis Cultivation
(Sponsors: County Counsel and Planning and Building Services)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Adopt urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium on the commencement of Phase Three cannabis cultivation permitting under Mendocino County Code Chapters 10A.17 and 20.242 pending the study and consideration of land use and other regulations pertaining to cannabis cultivation; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On May 19, 2020, the Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance No. 4463, postponing the start of Phase Three until April 1, 2021.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The purpose of this urgency ordinance is to suspend the commencement of Phase Three cannabis cultivation permitting.

Government Code section 65858 provides that the County may adopt as an urgency measure an interim ordinance prohibiting any uses that may be in conflict with a contemplated general plan, specific plan or zoning proposal that the County is considering or studying or intending to study within a reasonable amount of time. Such an urgency ordinance must contain findings that there is a current and immediate threat to the public health, safety or welfare, and that the approval of additional permits or entitlements would result in that threat to public health, safety, or welfare. A four-fi...

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