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sacramento county cannabis growing laws

Sacramento county cannabis growing laws

(F) The primary use of the property remains at all times as a residence, with legal and functioning cooking, sleeping, and sanitation facilities with proper ingress and egress. No room shall be used for cannabis cultivation where such cultivation will impair or prevent the primary uses of cooking of meals, sleeping, and bathing.

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California’s expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783.

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(A) The cultivation occurs within either, but not both:

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(C) Any cannabis cultivation in violation of this chapter is also subject to the California Uniform Controlled Substances Act (Division 10 of the California Health and Safety Code), including the provisions in Chapter 8, (commencing with Section 11469) relating to the seizure, forfeiture, and destruction of property.

*indicates the city has a cannabis equity program (or is in development of one)

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(E) Cultivation is not conducted in a manner that constitutes a public nuisance. A public nuisance may be deemed to exist if the cultivation produces light, glare, heat, noise, odor, or vibration that is or whose effect is either detrimental to public health, safety, or welfare or interferes with the reasonable enjoyment of life or property; or if cultivation is deemed hazardous due to the use or storage of materials, processes, products, or wastes.

(C) Outdoor and commercial cultivation on any parcel is prohibited.

B. Notwithstanding the foregoing and the provisions of RCMC 1.01.190, the amount of administrative penalty to be imposed for a violation of RCMC 6.90.040(C)(5) is an aggregate amount calculated at $1,000 per plant in excess of six plants.

“Indoors” means within a fully enclosed and secure structure.

H. Hearing Officer’s Decision. After considering the testimony and evidence presented at the hearing, the hearing officer shall issue a written decision to uphold, dismiss, or modify the administrative citation. The hearing officer shall state the reasons for the decision and shall send a copy of the decision to the person that requested the hearing and to the enforcement officer. The decision of the hearing officer shall be final.

“Bedroom” means a room inside a residential building being utilized by any person primarily for sleeping purposes.

6.90.090 Penalty for violation.

C. The remedies and penalties provided herein are cumulative, alternative and nonexclusive. The use of one does not prevent the use of any others, including those in RCMC 1.01.190 and Chapter 16.18 RCMC, and none of these penalties and remedies prevent the city from using any other remedy at law or in equity which may be available to enforce this chapter or to abate a public nuisance. [Ord. 10-2017 § 2].

1. Only a person who is at least 18 years of age and either a qualified patient or a primary caregiver, or an adult who is at least 21 years of age, may engage in indoor cultivation of cannabis.

L. Other Costs. In addition to the administrative citation fine, the city may collect its administrative costs, interest, late payment charges, costs of compliance re-inspections, and collection costs.

6.90.020 Definitions.

“Primary caregiver” means a “primary caregiver” as defined in Section 11362.7(d) of the Health and Safety Code, as may be amended from time to time.

2. Residency Requirement. The person cultivating the cannabis shall reside full-time on the premises where the indoor cultivation of cannabis occurs.