Santa Barbara County Commercial Cannabis Regulations
On February 27, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors adopted a series of ordinances that regulate commercial cannabis operations within the County's unincorporated area. The ordinances categorize cannabis operations into eight permit types, and allow each license type in certain zones throughout the County's unincorporated area.
On May 1, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors adopted the Cannabis Business License Ordinance, which added a local commercial cannabis business license to the County Code, added an acreage limit of 186 acres to the Carpinteria Agricultural Overlay District, and a limit of 8 retail licenses for the County.
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Informational Meeting for Current and Prospective Cannabis Licensees – September 17, 2018
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