San Mateo County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

San Mateo County (/ˌsæn məˈteɪ.oʊ/ san mə-tay-oh; Spanish for “Saint Matthew”) is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 718,451. The county seat is Redwood City. San Mateo County is included in the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is part of the San Francisco Bay Area, the nine counties bordering San Francisco Bay. It covers most of the San Francisco Peninsula. San Francisco International Airport is located at the northern end of the county, and Silicon Valley begins at the southern end. The county’s built-up areas are mostly suburban with some areas being very urban, and are home to several corporate campuses.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 11 and District 13)
Senator Mark Leno -REP and Senator Jerry Hill -DEM

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 19, District 22 and District 24)
Assembly Member Phil Ting -DEM, Assembly Member Kevin Mullin -DEM and Assembly Member Rich Gordon -DEM

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives- (14th District and 18th District)
Jackie Speier -DEM and Anna Eshoo -DEM

US Senators

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

CULTIVATION

APPROVED

Chapter 5.148 – REGULATION OF COLLECTIVE CULTIVATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA 5.148.040 – Requirement of and application for County license

5.148.050 – Conditions of license

  • (9) The activities that may be conducted at a licensed collective are limited to cultivation and storage of marijuana for personal use and preparation of cultivated marijuana for personal use, such as drying and processing;
  • (13) The quantity of marijuana located at the facility where medical marijuana is collectively cultivated may not exceed the maximum quantity per patient of medical marijuana authorized by state law, multiplied by the number of participants who are served by the collective, consistent with the regulations set forth in this chapter;

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

Chapter 5.148 – REGULATION OF COLLECTIVE CULTIVATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA 5.148.040 – Requirement of and application for County license

5.148.050 – Conditions of license

  • (10) No cooking, sale, preparation, or manufacturing of marijuana enhanced or edible or drinkable products, including but not limited to cookies, candy, drinks, or brownies is allowed;

RETAIL

APPROVED

Chapter 5.148 – REGULATION OF COLLECTIVE CULTIVATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA 5.148.040 – Requirement of and application for County license

  • (a) Medical marijuana collectives are required to obtain a license to operate within the unincorporated area of the County of San Mateo. The license procedure shall be as set forth in Chapter 5.04 of this Code, and in addition, shall be subject to the specific requirements and regulations set forth in this chapter.
    In addition to the information ordinarily required in an application for a license, an application for a license under this chapter shall include information that will enable the license board to make a finding that the collective meets the criteria that are included in the state law definition of a medical marijuana collective

5.148.050 – Conditions of license

  • (9) The activities that may be conducted at a licensed collective are limited to cultivation and storage of marijuana for personal use and preparation of cultivated marijuana for personal use, such as drying and processing;
  • (10) No cooking, sale, preparation, or manufacturing of marijuana enhanced or edible or drinkable products, including but not limited to cookies, candy, drinks, or brownies is allowed;
  • (11) No sales of cultivated marijuana are allowed on site;
  • (13) The quantity of marijuana located at the facility where medical marijuana is collectively cultivated may not exceed the maximum quantity per patient of medical marijuana authorized by state law, multiplied by the number of participants who are served by the collective, consistent with the regulations set forth in this chapter;

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