Modoc County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Modoc County is a county located in the far northeast corner of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,686 making it the third-least populous county in California. The county seat and only incorporated city is Alturas. Previous county seats include Lake City and Centerville; the latter is now a ghost town. The county borders Nevada and Oregon.

A large portion of Modoc County is federal land. Several federal agencies, including the United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, have employees assigned to the area, and their operations are a significant part of the economy and services in this rural area.

The county’s official slogans include, “The last best place,” and “Where the West still lives.”

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 1)
Senator Ted Gaines -REP

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 1)
Assembly Member Brian Dahle -REP

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives- (1st District)
Doug LaMalfa -REP

US Senators

U.S. Senators –State of California
Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein

CULTIVATION

APPROVED

Commercial Marijuana Uses

Commercial medical marijuana uses including cultivation,processing and dispensaries are prohibited in the unincorporated area of Modoc County (MCC Section 18.180; Ordinance 353).

Ordinance Number 349-C
18.175.040 Medical Marijuana Cultivation

  • Cultivation is prohibited within the unincorporated area of the County except as an accessory use to at least one properly permitted and habitable Residence on the same Parcel of land.
  • A Primary Caregiver may cultivate Medical Marijuana on behalf of a Qualified Patient(s), but only at the Qualified Patient’s primary Residence and/or at the Primary Caregiver’s primary Residence, and only in conformance with all applicable State and local regulations and all limitations set forth in this Section.
  • Cultivation is limited to a total of twelve (12) or fewer Medical Marijuana plants per Qualified Patient for up to two (2) Qualified Patients per Parcel.
  • Cultivation within a Residence or any other structure lawfully used or intended for human occupancy is prohibited. Indoor Cultivation may only occur within a detached structure that is accessory to and located on the same Parcel as the Residence and in accordance with the definition of Indoor Cultivation as provided herein.

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

Commercial Marijuana Uses

Commercial medical marijuana uses including cultivation,processing and dispensaries are prohibited in the unincorporated area of Modoc County (MCC Section 18.180; Ordinance 353).

RETAIL

BANNED

Commercial Marijuana Uses

Commercial medical marijuana uses including cultivation,processing and dispensaries are prohibited in the unincorporated area of Modoc County (MCC Section 18.180; Ordinance 353).

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