Stanislaus County

Regulations for Cannabis Related Commercial Activity

County Description

Stanislaus County (/ˈstænᵻslɔːs/ or /ˈstænᵻslɔː/)[4] is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 514,453.[3] The county seat is Modesto. Stanislaus County comprises the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Stanislaus County was formed from part of Tuolumne County in 1854. The county seat was first situated at Adamsville, then moved to Empire in November, La Grange in December, and Knights Ferry in 1862, and was definitely fixed at the present location in Modesto in 1871.

Political Statistics

County Board of Supervisors

State Senate

CA State Senate (District 5, District 8 and District 12)
Senator Cathleen Galgiani -DEM, Senator Tom Berryhill -REP, Senator Anthony Cannella -REP

State Assembly

CA State Assembly (District 12 and District 21)
Assembly Member Kristin Olsen -REP and Adam Gray -DEM

US Congress

U.S. Congress – House of Representatives- (10th District)
Senator Jeff Denham -REP

US Senators

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

CULTIVATION

BANNED

Chapter 9.86 REGULATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES 9.86.050

Cannabis cultivation prohibited. Cannabis cultivation for any purpose is prohibited in the unincorporated areas of the county. (Ord. CS 1170 §2, 2016).

9.86.040 Permissive zoning

For the purposes of Section 11362.777 of the California Health and Safety Code, Title 21 “Zoning” of the Stanislaus County Code shall be construed under the principles of permissive zoning so that no cannabis activities are permitted uses except where specifically allowed. No cannabis activity shall be construed as an allowed use in any zoning district unless the words “cannabis” or “marijuana” are expressly used in the subject section. (Ord. CS 1170 §2, 2016).

Assembly Bill No. 243 CHAPTER 688

An act to add Article 6 (commencing with Section 19331), Article 13 (commencing with Section 19350), and Article 17 (commencing with Section 19360) to Chapter 3.5 of Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code, to add Section 12029 to the Fish and Game Code, to add Sections 11362.769 and 11362.777 to the Health and Safety Code, and to add Section 13276 to the Water Code, relating to medical marijuana, and making an appropriation therefor.

SEC. 6. Section 11362.777 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

  • 11362.777. (a) The Department of Food and Agriculture shall establish a Medical Cannabis Cultivation Program to be administered by the secretary, except as specified in subdivision (c), shall administer this section as it pertains to the cultivation of medical marijuana. For purposes of this section and Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 19300) of the Business and Professions Code, medical cannabis is an agricultural product.
  • (b) (1) A person or entity shall not cultivate medical marijuana without first obtaining both of the following:
    • (A) A license, permit, or other entitlement, specifically permitting cultivation pursuant to these provisions, from the city, county, or city and county in which the cultivation will occur.
    • (B) A state license issued by the department pursuant to this section.

MANUFACTURING

BANNED

Chapter 9.86 REGULATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES

Testing, manufacturing, packaging and labeling of marijuana prohibited.

  • Testing, manufacturing, packaging and labeling of cannabis products are prohibited in the unincorporated areas of the county. (Ord. CS 1170 §2, 2016).

RETAIL

BANNED

Chapter 9.86 REGULATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES 9.86.060

Cannabis activities prohibited. Cannabis activities conducted by any person, whether mobile or at a fixed location, for any purpose, are expressly prohibited in the unincorporated areas of the county. (Ord. CS 1170 §2, 2016).

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