Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Cannabis Cultivators Registration Process Under Development

Even as they prepare to interview applicants for the new Medical Cannabis Cultivation Licensing Official, Santa Cruz County staff are busy creating forms for a "registration" process for growers hoping to seek a local license.  Word is that they hope to have an online system and an information page up sometime in August.

The County is also looking to fill code enforcement and resource planner positions to support the program.  Applications for one of those positions closes on Friday July 22.  More information about those jobs can be found here:  http://www.jobaps.com/SCRUZ/

To "preserve a place in line" for a local license, qualified growers will be required to register their intent during a 90 day window.  Qualified personal grows, with no intent to share or sell product are not required to register.

The second reading of the revised dispensary ordinance is scheduled for the next Board of Supervisors meeting on Aug 2nd.  If approved, application forms for a local license for the 14 eligible dispensary operators will be posted.

In the meantime the proposed new cultivation ordinance is being reviewed by various County Commissions including the Fire Advisory Committee which meets Wednesday, Jul 20 at 4pm in Felton.  The Commission on the Environment will take up the matter at their next meeting, Wed July 27 in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at 5pm.

The Water Advisory Commissions will meet on Wed Aug 3, 4pm and the Fish and Wildlife Commission meets on Thursday Aug 4 at 7pm.  Both groups meet at the County Government Center, check their websites for exact locations.

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