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File #: 21-0573    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Planning and Building Services
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Adoption of Ordinance Amending Mendocino County Code Chapter 6.36 and Chapter 20.243 Regarding Cannabis Facilities
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 4491, 2. 01. 05-24-21 For Execution - Final Ordinance, 3. OA_2021-0001 CLEAN FOR EXECUTION, 4. 02. OA_2021-0001 (Mendocino) Memo, 5. 03. OA_2021_0001 (Mendocino) PlanningCommissionHearingPacket, 6. 04. OA_2021-0001 (Mendocino) PC_2021-0003, 7. 05. OA_2021-0001 (Mendocino) DraftCannabisFacilitiesOrdinance_RecommendationsPC_Redline, 8. 06. OA_2021-0001 (Mendocino) DraftCannabisFacilitiesOrdinance_CLEAN, 9. 07. Ordinance Summary - OA_2021-0001 Cannabis Facilities, 10. Proof of Pub (UDJ) GP_2021-0001 (Cannabis Facilities) BOS 4-19-21, 11. 05-24-21 Thilman Correspondence, 12. 05-24-21 MCA Correspondence, 13. 05-24-21 Powell Correspondence, 14. 05-24-21 Lost Paradise Organics Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Planning and Building Services
MEETING DATE: May 25, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Sam Vandy Vandewater
PHONE:
234-6650
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Ignacio Nash Gonzalez
PHONE:
234-6650


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A

AGENDA TITLE:
title
Adoption of Ordinance Amending Mendocino County Code Chapter 6.36 and Chapter 20.243 Regarding Cannabis Facilities

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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Adopt Ordinance amending Mendocino County Code Chapter 6.36 and Chapter 20.243 regarding cannabis facilities; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
Adoption of Ordinance 4394 (Cannabis Facilities Ordinance) adding Chapters 6.36 and 20.243 to the Mendocino County Code on October 17, 2017 followed by the adoption of Ordinance 4410 on March 27, 2018 amending the Cannabis Facilities Ordinance to its current language. On September 17, 2019, Planning & Building staff were directed to further amend the Cannabis Facilities Ordinance, which was reiterated at the Board of Supervisor's January 25, 2021 meeting. Intro and waive first reading of this Ordinance took place on April 27, 2021.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Through the Non-Cultivation Working Group (NCWG), a number of issues regarding the Cannabis Facilities Ordinance, including both Chapter 6.36 and Chapter 20.243, were identified for discussion amongst the group. The recommendations of the NCWG were presented to the Board of Supervisors for consideration and who subsequently provided direction for County Staff to make some of the recommended changes. While working to incorporate said direction from the Board regarding the Cannabis Facilities Ordinance, Planning & Building Services (PBS) Staff identified additional language in the County Code for revision to provide a more streamlined approach to cannabis facilities permit processing. The Ordinance Amendment includes changes recommended by the Planning Commission...

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