Fresno County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Fresno County, officially the County of Fresno, is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 930,450. The county seat is Fresno, the fifth-largest city in California.
Fresno County comprises the Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Fresno-Madera, CA Combined Statistical Area. It is located in the Central Valley, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (Districts, 8, 12 and 14)
Senator Tom Berryhill -REP, Senator Anthony Cannella -REP and Senator Andy Vidak -REP

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 21 and District 31)
Assembly Member Jim Patterson -REP and Assembly Member Joaquin Arambula -DEM

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives – (4th District, 16th District, 21st District and 22nd Districts)
Tom McClintock -REP, Jim Costa -DEM, David Valadao -REP and Devin Nunes -REP

US Senators

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

CULTIVATION

BANNED

Fresno Municipal Code SEC. 12-2104. – PROHIBITION OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION

Marijuana cultivation by any person, including primary caregivers and qualified patients, collectives, cooperatives or dispensaries, is prohibited in all zone districts within the city.

SEC. 12-2105. – VIOLATION AND PENALTY

  • (a) A violation of this article shall be prosecuted by the City Attorney through the civil enforcement process, including injunctive relief, as set forth in Section 1-308 of this code. Each day a person is in violation of this article shall be considered a separate violation.
  • (b) The administrative citation penalty for each and every marijuana plant cultivated in violation of this article shall be One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) per plant, plus One Hundred Dollars ($100) per plant per day the plant remains unabated past the abatement deadline set forth in the administrative citation.

(Added Ord. 2014-20, § 2, eff. 5-9-14).

Special Ordinances Not Codified:

  • 2012-3 021-26-12 Extends moratorium on outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

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RETAIL

BANNED

Fresno Municipal Code SEC. 12-2104. – PROHIBITION OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION

  • Marijuana cultivation by any person, including primary caregivers and qualified patients, collectives, cooperatives or dispensaries, is prohibited in all zone districts within the city.

(Added Ord. 2014-20, § 2, eff. 5-9-14).

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