Placer County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Placer County (/ˈplæsər/ plas-ər), officially the County of Placer, is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 348,432. The county seat is Auburn. Placer County is included in the Sacramento-Roseville-Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located in both the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada regions, in what is known as the Gold Country. It stretches from the suburbs of Sacramento to Lake Tahoe and the Nevada border.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 1 and District 4)
Senator Ted Gaines -REP and Senator Jim Nielsen -REP

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 1, District 5 and District 6)
Assembly Member Brian Dahle -REP, Assembly Member Frank Bigelow -REP and Assembly Member Beth Gaines -REP

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives- (1st District and 4th District)
Doug LaMalfa -REP and Tom McClintock -(REP)

US Senators

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

CULTIVATION

BANNED

Newly imposed regulations:  Ordinance 5851-B duly passed on December 6, 2016 deleting Article 8.10 Medical Marijuana Regulations and Adding Article 8.10 Cannabis Regulations (this ordinance shall be in effect in full force 30 days after the date of its passage).  Article 8.10 Medical Marijuana Regulations is hereby repealed in its entirety.

Placer County Municipal Code 8.10.060 Commercial Cannabis Activity Prohibited

It is unlawful for any person to engage in, conduct or carry on, or to permit to be engaged in, conducted or carried on, in or upon any parcel, premises or location within the unincorporated area of the County of Placer, commercial cannabis activity, except for the transportation of medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, marijuana and marijuana products on public roads by a state licensee transporting medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, marijuana and marijuana products in compliance with State law.

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

Placer County Municipal Code 8.10.070 Manufacturing Cannabis Activity Prohibited

It is unlawful for any person to engage in, conduct or carry on or to permit to be engaged in, conducted or carried on, in or upon any parcel, premises or location within the unincorporated area of the County of Placer, manufacturing cannabis activity.

RETAIL

BANNED

Placer County Municipal Code 8.10.080 Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Prohibited

It is unlawful for any person to engage in, conduct or carry on or to permit to be engaged in, conducted or carried on, in or upon any parcel, premises or location within the unincorporated area of the County of Placer, the operation of a medical cannabis dispensary, and/or processing facility, and/or testing laboratory.

Placer County Municipal Code 8.10.090 Delivery of Medical Cannabis Prohibited

Delivery of medical cannabis or products made from cannabis to or from any person, business, or location in the unincorporated area of the County of Placer is prohibited.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, a primary caregiver may personally deliver medical cannabis or products made from medical cannabis to a qualified patient or person with an identification card, for whom he or she is the primary caregiver.

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