Kings County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Kings County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. The population was 152,982 at the 2010 census. The California Department of Finance estimated that the county’s population was 150,373 as of January 1, 2016. The county seat is Hanford. Kings County comprises the Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Visalia-Porterville-Hanford, CA Combined Statistical Area. It is located in the San Joaquin Valley, a rich agricultural region.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 14)
Senator Andy Vidak -REP

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 32)
Assembly Member Rudy Salas -DEM

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives (21st District)
David Valadao -REP

US Senators

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

City-Level Cannabis Laws

CULTIVATION

BANNED

Article 1. Development Code Enactment, Applicability, General Provisions and Exceptions

Land Uses Involving Marijuana/Commercial Cannabis Activities: Because marijuana is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance pursuant to the federal Controlled Substances Act and is banned in Kings County pursuant to Chapter 14, Article V of the Kings County Code of Ordinances (subject to certain criminal immunities required by state law), medical marijuana cooperatives, collectives, and any other forms of marijuana distribution or commercial cannabis activity are forbidden in all zones in the county. As used herein, “commercial cannabis activity” includes, but is not limited to, the following activities: cultivation, processing, manufacture, distribution, dispensing, delivery (including mobile delivery), testing, donation, possession, and use of marijuana.

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

Land Uses Involving Marijuana/Commercial Cannabis Activities

  • Because marijuana is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance pursuant to the federal Controlled Substances Act and is banned in Kings County pursuant to Chapter 14, Article V of the Kings County Code of Ordinances (subject to certain criminal immunities required by state law), medical marijuana cooperatives, collectives, and any other forms of marijuana distribution or commercial cannabis activity are forbidden in all zones in the county. As used herein, “commercial cannabis activity” includes, but is not limited to, the following activities: cultivation, processing, manufacture, distribution, dispensing, delivery (including mobile delivery), testing, donation, possession, and use of marijuana.

RETAIL

BANNED

Land Uses Involving Marijuana/Commercial Cannabis Activities

Because marijuana is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance pursuant to the federal Controlled Substances Act and is banned in Kings County pursuant to Chapter 14, Article V of the Kings County Code of Ordinances (subject to certain criminal immunities required by state law), medical marijuana cooperatives, collectives, and any other forms of marijuana distribution or commercial cannabis activity are forbidden in all zones in the county. As used herein, “commercial cannabis activity” includes, but is not limited to, the following activities: cultivation, processing, manufacture, distribution, dispensing, delivery (including mobile delivery), testing, donation, possession, and use of marijuana.

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