Sonoma County Cannabis Program

Original Jurisdiction

On December 17, 2019, the Board of Supervisors identified projects for original jurisdiction. The Board of Supervisors retains the right to assume original jurisdiction for additional projects. For more information, read the Board Summary Report here

This page contains information on projects scheduled for hearing. Documents will be added to this page as they become available.

Note: All hearing dates are tentative until each agenda is finalized.

    UPC17-0069; 1478 Valley Ford Freestone Road - Continued to a later date

    Request for a five-year limited-term Conditional Use Permit for 39,861 square feet of outdoor cultivation, 3,150 square feet of outdoor cultivation in temporary hoop-houses, 500 square feet of indoor cultivation/wholesale nursery and associated propagation, and processing of site-grown plants. The project will utilize an existing building for the indoor grow area. There will be no manufacturing on site. The applicant is proposing to process the indoor cannabis on-site. The project would have a maximum of 6 full-time employees. During harvest season, the project would operate 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., seven days a week. Delivery and shipping activities would be limited to the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The project would not be open to the public. The project site is currently operating under the Penalty Relief Program. The project is on a 10.72-acre parcel. 

    Item materials (link to the Permit Sonoma Items of Significant Interest Webpage)

    Notice of Public Hearing (PDF: 123 KB) 

    UPC17-0069 Mitigated Negative Declaration (link to the California Environmental Quality Act website)

    UPC17-0041; 2000 Los Alamos Road, Santa Rosa

    Request for a limited-term, five-year Conditional Use Permit for 3,799 square feet of indoor and 2,850 square feet of mixed-light commercial cannabis cultivation for a total of 6,649 square feet of cultivation, onsite processing of site grown cannabis, including trimming, drying, curing, weighing and packaging and distributor and transport only. The indoor cultivation will take place in two separate structures: 1) a 2,600 square foot replacement agricultural barn (destroyed in the September 2020 Glass Fire) containing 1,563 square feet of canopy, processing activities and an ADA compliant restroom; and 2) a new 2,236 square foot cultivation only structure. Mixed-light cultivation will occur in a new 2,850 square foot greenhouse on a 15.00-acre parcel zoned Resources and Rural Development (RRD), 200-acre density.  There would be a maximum of two full-time employees and four seasonal employees. Cultivation and processing operations are allowed to occur 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.  Deliveries and shipping operations are limited to the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The project site would be closed to the public.

    Notice of Public Hearing  (PDF: 123 KB)

    Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Tentatively Scheduled Public Hearing  (PDF: 141 KB)

    UPC17-0041 Mitigated Negative Declaration (link to the California Environmental Quality Act website)   

    UPC19-0002; 101 Trinity Road, Glen Ellen

    Request for a Use Permit for a 20,000 square feet of centralized cannabis processing and of 28,560 square feet of outdoor cannabis cultivation, 5,000 square feet of indoor cannabis wholesale nursery, 10,000 square feet of mixed light cannabis cultivation, 9,640 square feet of cannabis propagation, and distribution-transportation only on a 29.2-acre parcel. 

    Item materials (link to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Meeting Information Webpage)

    Notice of Public Hearing (PDF: 114 KB) 

    Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Tentatively Scheduled Public Hearing (PDF: 198 KB)

    UPC19-0002 Mitigated Negative Declaration (link to the California Environmental Quality Act website)

    Original Jurisdiction Rescinded - UPC18-0001; 885 Montgomery Road, Sebastopol

    On January 26, 2021, Original Jurisdiction was rescinded. For more information, review the item here

    For more information regarding the continuation, review the August 12, 2020 Board of Supervisors Agenda

    Request for a five-year Conditional Use Permit for 38,484 square feet of outdoor cultivation, 1,547 square feet of indoor cultivation, 1,414 square feet of indoor propagation and, 504 square feet of associated processing of commercial cannabis. The project will have three full-time employees. The hours of operation would be 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, seven days a week. Shipping and delivery activities are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There would be no public access. The project is on a 10-acre parcel.

    Public Hearing Notice dated 07-13-2020  (PDF: 30 Kb)

    UPC17-0012; 2211 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen

    A five-year limited-term Conditional Use Permit for 1,968 square feet of outdoor cannabis cultivation (up to 50 plants) and 500 square feet of indoor cultivation to be located within a total cultivation area of 2,468 square feet with on-site processing on a 7.74-acre parcel. 

    Public Hearing Notice dated 07-13-2020 (PDF: 121 Kb)

    UPC17-0018; 6095 Bodega Avenue, Petaluma

    Use Permit for commercial cannabis cultivation in a new 14,000 square foot greenhouse with 10,000 square feet of mixed light cultivation, 2,500 square feet of indoor propagation, and on-site processing of site-grown plants on a 1 acre leased portion on a 7.6 acre parcel under the pipeline provision (Ordinance No. 6245 adopted 10/16/2018), which allows applications deemed complete prior to the effective date of the ordinance to continue to be processed under the minimum lot size in effect at the time their applications were deemed complete.

    Summary Report (PDF: 271 kB)
    Attachment 1: Draft Board of Supervisors Resolution (PDF: 260 kB)
    Attachment 2: Exhibit A Draft Conditions of Approval (PDF: 549 kB)
    Attachment 3: Vicinity Map (PDF: 134 kB)
    Attachment 4: Aerial Map (PDF: 134 kB)
    Attachment 5: Project Work Areas Aerial Map (PDF: 280 kB)
    Attachment 6: Land Use Map (PDF: 163 kB)
    Attachment 7: Zoning Map (PDF: 171 kB)
    Attachment 8: Site Plan Overview (PDF: 134 kB)
    Attachment 9: Site Plan Enlarged (PDF: 2.0 MB)
    Attachment 10: Floor Plan (PDF: 227 kB)
    Attachment 11: Mitigated Negative Declaration  (PDF: 5.0 MB) 
    Attachment 12: Hydrogeologic Assessment Report(PDF: 27.6 MB)
    Attachment 13: Focused Traffic Study (PDF: 450 kB)
    Attachment 14: Biological Resources Report (PDF: 9.9 MB) 
    Attachment 15: Geotechnical Report(PDF: 646 kB)
    Attachment 16: Noise Study (PDF: 614 kB) 
    Attachment 17: Public Comments received prior to February 14, 2020 (PDF: 2.2 MB)

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