Solano County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Solano County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 413,344. The county seat is Fairfield, and the largest city is Vallejo. Solano County comprises the Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area. Solano County is the northeastern county in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area region.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 3)
Senator Lois Wolk -DEM

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 4 and District 11)
Assembly Member Bill Dodd -DEM and Assembly Member Jim Frazier -DEM

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives – (3rd District and 5th District)
Senator John Garamendi -DEM and Senator Mike Thompson – DEM

US Senators

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

CULTIVATION

APPROVED

Solano County Municipal Code Ordiance 1771

Extends Ord. 1767, interim prohibition of medical marijuana uses (Special) (Extends Prohibition of Commercial Cultivation until January 4, 2017

EXTENSION OF AN AN INTERIM URGENCY ORDINANCE TEMPORARILY PROHIBITING THE COMMERCIAL CULTIVATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND THE DELIVERY, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION, MANUFACTURING, AND TESTING FACILITIES FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOLANO, DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE IMMEDIATE EFFECT – Enacted February 9, 2016

Solano County Municipal Code Ordinance 1767

Interim prohibition of Commercial Cultivation of Medical Marijuana Uses (Special) – Enacted January 25, 2016

AN INTERIM URGENCY ORDINANCE TEMPORARILY PROHIBITING THE COMMERCIAL CULTIVATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND THE DELIVERY, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION, MANUFACTURING, AND TESTING FACILITIES FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOLANO, DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE IMMEDIATE EFFECT WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOLANO,

Ordinance No. 2013-1736 Chapter 28: ZT-13-03 (Medical Marijuana)

SECTION 2 Cultivation:

  • H. Nothing in this ordinance is intended, nor shall it be construed, to regulate or limit the cultivation, possession, or use of medical marijuana by a qualified patient or person with an identification card, as defined in Health and Safety Code section 11362.7, at the temporary or permanent residence of such patient or person; for purposes of the County’s Zoning Regulations, such activities are incidental to that patient or person’s residential use of the property.
    • 1. Nothing in this ordinance is intended, nor shall it be construed, to regulate or limit the cultivation or possession of medical marijuana by a primary caregiver, as defined in Health and Safety Code section 11362.7, at the residence of such
      caregiver; for purposes of the County’s Zoning Regulations, such activities are
      incidental to that caregiver’s residential use of the property.

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

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RETAIL

BANNED

Solano County Municipal Code Ordinance 1703

AN INTERIM URGENCY ORDINANCE TEMPORARILY PROHIBITING ESTABLISHMENT OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOLANO, DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE IMMEDIATE EFFECT
ORDINANCE NO. 2013-1736

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 28 OF THE SOLANO COUNTY CODE TO DEFINE AND PROHIBIT “MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES” WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY OF THE COUNTY OF SOLANO

SECTION 3.
The following definition is added, in alphabetical order, to Section 28.0 I of Chapter 28 of the Solano County Code:

  • Medical Marijuana Dispensary. A facility or business at which marijuana is sold,
    distributed, dispensed, administered, delivered, made available, or given away for medical purposes in accordance with the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Proposition 215; Health and Safety Code section 11362.5). A medical marijuana dispensary organized or operated as a cooperative or a collective, as referenced in Health and Safety Code section 11362.775, is included within this definition.
  • The dispensing of marijuana by a primary caregiver to a qualified patient or a person with an identification card at the temporary or permanent place of residence of such patient or person shall not cause that place of residence, the residence of the primary caregiver, or a facility described in Health and Safety Code section 11362.7, subdivision (d)(l), in cases where the primary caregiver is an owner, operator, or employee of such facility, to be a medical marijuana dispensary.

Ordinance No. 2013-1736 Chapter 28: ZT-13-=-03 (Medical Marijuana)

SECTION 4. Subsection 28.70.20 is added to Section 28.70 ofChapter 28, as follows:
28.70.20 Prohibited Land Uses

  • C. Land Uses Prohibited in All Zoning Districts. The following land uses are
    prohibited in all zoning districts:
  • 1. Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Ordinance No. 2013-1736 Chapter 28: ZT-13-03 (Medical Marijuana)

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