Riverside County, CA Real Estate & Cannabis Regulations

Cannabis Status: Open

Riverside County is one of the largest open markets in Southern California, with easy access to the large markets of LA, San Diego, and Orange County. The county is an ideal location for operators looking for large scale cultivation operations with a fully integrated micro license.

The county is currently accepting applications for all license types and has no caps on the number of permits awarded, making this an easy location to quickly open up your business.

Name: Riverside County, California
Population: 2.471 million
Median Income: $67,005
Uses: Indoor Cultivation, Mixed-Light Cultivation, Volatile and Non-Volatile Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail (Includes Delivery), Testing, and Microbusiness
County Cannabis Overview: Currently Accepting Applications for All Uses

Riverside County, CA Cannabis & Commercial Real Estate Research

Uses: Indoor Cultivation, Mixed-Light Cultivation, Volatile and Non-Volatile Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail (Includes Delivery), Testing, and Microbusiness

Cap of Business: Riverside County has no caps on any cannabis use type in the unincorporated county.

Tax Rate: Tax rate is set by a development agreement with the county.

Distance Requirement: 

Nurseries, Distribution, Testing, Manufacturing Facilities, and microbusiness without a retail component shall not be located within 600 feet from any Child Day Care Center, K-12 school, public park, or Youth Center

Retail, Indoor Cultivation, Microbusiness with a retail component, and Mixed Light Cannabis Cultivation shall not be located within 1,000 feet of any Child Day Care Center, K-12 school, public park, or Youth Center. 

Cannabis Storefront and Non-Storefront Retailers shall not be located within 1,000 feet of any other Cannabis Retailer

Cannabis Storefront and Non-Storefront Retailers shall not be located within 500 feet of a smoke shop or similar facility

Non-volatile manufacturing, Distribution, and indoor cultivation – minimum 25 foot setback from residential zones.

Retail and volatile manufacturing – minimum 40 foot setback from residential zones.

When adjacent to a residential zone where the minimum setback from the residentially zoned lot lines shall be 25 feet. In the event that a Cannabis Microbusiness Facility includes retail sales of Cannabis, then the minimum setback from residentially zoned lot lines shall be 40 feet.

When adjacent to a residentially zoned lot, the Cannabis Cultivation Area for all Mixed Light Cannabis Cultivation shall be setback a minimum of 100 feet from the adjacent residentially zoned lot lines.

Except for Medium Mixed Light Cannabis Cultivation, the Cannabis Cultivation Area for Mixed Light Cannabis Cultivation shall be setback a minimum of 50 feet from all lot lines and public right-of-ways.

The Cannabis Cultivation Area for Medium Mixed Light Cannabis Cultivation shall be setback a minimum of 100 feet from all lot lines and public right-of-ways.

The Premises for all Cannabis Wholesale Nurseries shall be setback a minimum of 50 feet from the lot lines and public right-of ways.

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