Community Development Services

CANNABIS DIVISION

NEW CCL APPLICATION NOTICES:

  • Please read the memo below titled Cannabis Program Update for the Week of September 13, 2021.
  • New CCL applications are currently being accepted by appointment only. 

CCL RENEWAL NOTICES:

  • We are currently accepting renewal license applications. Half of licensing fees are due at time of submittal. 
  • It is the licensee's responsibility to submit their renewal application in a timely manner, the Cannabis Division will not be sending out renewal reminders. It is recommended that renewals are turned in at least 30 days in advance of their anniversary date. 

CURRENT COVID POLICY:

  • The Trinity County Building, Planning, Environmental Health Departments and Cannabis Division offices are open on a limited basis.  Only one person/party is permitted at the lobby counter at one time and masks must be worn in the building to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

LATEST CANNABIS PROGRAM UPDATES


ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE UPDATES

  • While it is highly encouraged to use an environmental professional, the Appendix C (Environmental Checklist) can be completed by anyone. 
  • All supporting scientific studies and reports must be completed by qualified professionals (i.e. Qualified Biologist, Licensed Geologist etc.).

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE RESOURCES


Previous Cannabis Policy Memos

December 8, 2020 Policy Memo on Inactive Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Licenses and Transfers

Cultivation Medium Outdoor (Type III) License Availability – Updated 12/20/19

Currently, the Planning Department Cannabis Division has confirmed interest from the first 15 eligible 2016/2017 CCL holders.  At this time all 15 available licensees are reserved.  However, please check back for updates on this process.  


CANNABIS REGULATIONS

Resolution No. 2016-077 Adopting Four Principles on Local Regulations of Cannabis

Cultivation

Chapter 17.43 - Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Regulations

Nursery

Chapter 17.43A - Wholesale Cannabis Nurseries and Resale of Auxiliary Nursery Products

Distribution

Chapter 17.43B - Distribution Regulations for Commercial Cannabis

Testing

Chapter 17.43C - Cannabis Testing Facilities Regulations

Non-Storefront Retail

Chapter 17.43D - Cannabis Non-Storefront Retail

Microbusiness

Chapter 17.43E - Cannabis Microbusiness

Manufacturing 

Chapter 17.43F - Cannabis Manufacturing


 Cannabis Fee Schedule
Class Type  Application Fee  General Plan Update Fee
Cultivation Specialty Cottage Outdoor $750.00 $250.00
Cultivation Specialty Cottage Mixed Light $1,500.00 $250.00
Cultivation Specialty Cottage Indoor $2,000.00 $250.00
Cultivation Specialty Outdoor and Mixed Light $3,000.00 $1,000.00
Cultivation Small Outdoor and Mixed Light $5,000.00 $1,000.00
Cultivation Medium Outdoor (candidates only) $8,000.00  $1,000.00
Cultivation Self Transport No Fee No Fee
Distribution Type 11 (Distributor) $6,000.00 $1,000.00
Distibution Type 13 (Transport Only) $2,000.00 No Fee
Manufacturing Type 6  $5,000.00 $1,000.00
Manufacturing Type 7 $6,000.00 $1,000.00
Manufacturing Type N $2,000.00 $500.00
Manufacturing Type P $2,000.00 $500.00
Manufacturing Type S (not currently available)

$2,000 for non cultivators

No fee for culivators

No Fee
Microbusiness Specialty Cottage $2,500.00 $750.00
Microbusiness Specialty  $6,000 $1,000
Microbusiness Small $8,000 $1,000
Nursery License $2,500 $1,000
Testing License

Intial Fee: $2 per square foot

Renewal Fee: $1,000

$1,000 for both initial and renewal
Cannabis Variance Fee $751.00 No Fee
Conditional Use Permit $2,439.001 No Fee

 

1 - Ask staff for a fee estimate prior to writing a check/submitting formal payment. This is the base value associated with CUP applications and the total fee cost is project specific. 


Additional Forms

Refund Request Form

Appeal Form (Application Fee of $500)

Business Disclosure Form

Applicant Release Form

Owner Permission Sheet 

State Waterboard Receipt Example

Cannabis Waste Management Plan Requirements 

Well Rate Recovery Testing Form

Hoop House Guidance Updated 5/30/2018

What is NOT considered a hoop house Updated 5/30/2018

Minimum Dwelling Unit

Consultant List


California Department of Fish and Wildlife Related Documents

Guidance from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for Compliance with Fish and Game Code 1602 (updated December 1, 2017)
California Department of Fish & Wildlife Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration Webpage


California State Waterboard Related Documents

California Water Board Cannabis Cultivation Webpage
State Water Resources Control Board Statement of Water Diversion and Use Application 


Opt Out Area Maps

Trinity Center Community Services District and Coffee Creek Volunteer Fire District Maps
Weaverville CSD - North (Weaverville)
Weaverville CSD - South (Weaverville & Douglas City)
Rush Creek Estates Area
Lewiston CSD and Bucktail Subdivision
Lewiston Opt Out Extension


Less Than 3-Acre Conversions

Ordinance 315-815.EXT   Prohibiting Three-Acre Conversions
Less Than 3-Acre Conversions Affidavit