Learn about recent changes to municipalities that are updating their cannabis regulations.

In this edition we have updates of El Monte, Fresno, Sacramento.

Potentially the last of the updates for the year take a look at the recent updates in municipalities we are tracking below.


All Municipality / City Regulation Update Posts


December 18, 2019 – Municipality / City Cannabis Regulation Updates

El Monte (12/3/19)

  • Approved retail cannabis on the city level. Voting by citizens will take place in March 2020
  • Sensitive uses include: schools, daycare centers, and youth centers
  • Buffers are 800 feet and there is a cap of only 6 retailers
  • Retail zonings: SP-4 (downtown TOD), MMU, commercial, manufacturing zones

Fresno (12-10-19)

  • Fresno has passed a retail and commercial cannabis ordinance
  • Subject to mayor vote
  • Retail zonings with 21 locations
    • Possible zonings: DTN, DTG, NMX, CMX, RMX
    • Must be 800 feet away from other retailers, schools, day care, and youth centers

Sacramento (12-10-19)

  • The City of Sacramento has updated its ordinance on the use of illegal cultivation of cannabis
  • The city has also extended its moratorium on hemp manufacturing for 10 months and 15 days



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