Cannabis Knowledge & Insights

Updates from San Luis Obispo, Culver City, San Bernardino and More

San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo adopted Ordinance No. 1653 as a zoning designation composed of seven (7) Cannabis Business Overlay Zones (CBZ). The zones include:

  • Mid-Higueara Area
  • South Higuera Area
  • Broad Street Area
  • Duncan-Mcmillan Area
  • Sacramento Drive Area
  • Margarita Area
  • Airport Area

This means that cannabis business license applications will be released soon and aspiring cannabis business owners will be able to submit applications. You can access more information regarding the new zones on the City’s website.

Culver City, CA

In Culver City, local government put out important frequently asked questions for Storefront Cannabis Retail license applicants. Responses to common questions and concerns about the application process can be accesses on the city’s website.

Applications for Cannabis Retail Storefront businesses will close on September 27, 2018, Thursday, at 5pm. The city is only issuing three (3) licenses for cannabis retail storefront businesses.

San Bernardino, CA

San Bernardino just released its Commercial Cannabis Appeal form for applicants whose license applications have been denied. The appeal fee is $1801.32. The form can be found on the City’s website. 

Antioch, CA

The City of Antioch is now accepting applications for retail, delivery and distribution licenses. The zoning map, application guidelines, and Cannabis Business Use Permit application is available on the City’s website. 

Isleton, CA 

The Sacramento city, Isleton, has lifted its moratorium on commercial cannabis businesses and now requires Conditional Use Permits (CUPs) for cannabis facilities. The CUP is valid for five (5) years. CUP applications are available on the City’s website.

 California Department of Pesticide Regulation

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation is proposing to amend section 6860 of Title 3, California Code of Regulations (3 CCR). It is designating the pesticide chemical Chlorpyrifos, as a toxic air contaminant (TAC) in subsection (a), pursuant to Food and Agriculture Code (FAC) Section 14023.

There will be a public hearing where oral comments regarding the proposed regulatory changes will be received on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 2:00 pm, at the California Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters Building, Sierra Hearing Room, at 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. More information on the matter can be accessed on their website.

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