Colusa County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Colusa County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,419. The county seat is Colusa. It is located in the Central Valley of California, northwest of the state capital, Sacramento. Colusa County is one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood. Parts of the county’s territory were given to Tehama County in 1856 and to Glenn County in 1891.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 4)
Senator Jim Nielsen-REP

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 3 and District 4)
Assembly Member James Gallagher – REP and Assembly Member Bill Dodd – DEM

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives- (3rd District)
Senator John Garamendi – DEM

US Senators

U.S. Senators –State of California
Kamala D. Harris and Diane Feinstein

CULTIVATION

BANNED

11-5 Prohibitions

  • (a) Marijuana cultivation in Colusa County is prohibited.
  • (b) No person owning, leasing, occupying, or having charge or possession of any real property within the county shall cause, allow, or permit such property to be used for the cultivation of marijuana. (Ord. No. 776, § 1 (Exh. A) (part).)

11-6 Requirements for marijuana cultivation and possession.
Marijuana cultivation in the county is allowed only under the following conditions:
(a) Cultivation for personal use is limited to individuals age twenty-one or older. The individual must be a full-time permanent resident of the residence at which the cultivation takes place. Cultivation for any other purpose is prohibited.
(b) Marijuana cultivation is only allowed in a secured, permitted accessory structure, not an inhabited dwelling, located on the same legal parcel as the residence.
(c) Accessory structures must be legally permitted through the Colusa County planning and building department. Legally permitted means constructed pursuant to all required permits including but not limited to a building, electrical, and/or plumbing permit and building, electrical and/or plumbing permit final from the county building unit. Should the accessory structure not require a building permit because  the total area of the structure as determined by the roofline is equal to or less than one hundred twenty square feet, all other required permits including but not limited to an electrical and/or plumbing permit and an electrical and/or plumbing permit final from the county building unit must still be obtained. An accessory structure for marijuana cultivation must also meet other requirements including but are not limited to odor control filtration, ventilation systems, a water source and other utility and support systems that the county deems in its sole discretion to be required pursuant to state and county codes.
(d) Accessory structures used for marijuana cultivation must be permitted and inspected prior to any cultivation.
(e) The accessory structure cannot be located in any front yard setback area and cannot be located between the residence on the parcel and the front yard property line, and must be set back from the side and rear property line at least ten feet.
(f) The accessory structure must be locked and secured to the extent necessary to prevent unauthorized access or access to anyone under the age of twenty-one.
(g) Marijuana plants or products must not be visible from the street or neighboring properties.
(h) Marijuana cultivation and possession is limited to no more than six plants per residence, no matter the number of occupants at a residence.
(i) Marijuana produced by the plants in excess of twenty-eight and one-half grams must be kept in an accessory structure. (Ord. No. 785, § 1 (Exh. A) (part).)

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

Please contact your local officials and let them know you oppose the MANUFACTURING BAN.

This information will be updated as progress continues.

Please CALL US if you would like further information or updates on pending legislation .

RETAIL

BANNED

11-5 Sales, dispensaries and delivery.
The following activities are prohibited under this chapter and deemed a public nuisance:

(a) The sale of marijuana in any amount;
(b) The operation or establishment of a dispensary or storefront type facility, business, or operation, to distribute
or dispense marijuana; and
(c) The delivery of marijuana through a delivery service such as a mobile delivery service or other means. (Ord. No. 776, § 1 (Exh. A) (part): Ord. No. 785, § 1 (Exh. A) (part).)

 

Please contact your local officials and let them know you oppose the RETAIL BAN.

This information will be updated as progress continues.

Please CALL US if you would like further information or updates on pending legislation .

CannaBusiness Law has established prominence as a cutting edge leader and pioneer in providing the highest quality legal expertise in the Cannabis industry.

Contact CannaBusiness Law today to provide expert assistance in compliance With Cannabis Licensing, Permitting and the Application process relating to Commercial Cannabis in California.

COUNTY-SPECIFIC NEWS AND UPDATES