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Revised Cannabis Ordinance Presentation and Workshops
The Community Development Department is proposing an update to the
Zoning Ordinance to add an Article 73 to Chapter 21 of the Lake Zoning
Ordinance to address Commercial Cannabis permitting activities and
enforcement. Workshops were held for the general public on May 24, 25, and 26th  Please see flyer for full information.  The Community Development Department continues to invite input and feedback on the proposed Zoning Ordinance.


Visit this page to leave a Cannabis Workshop Comment

Cannabis Ordinance Task Force Application

Learn more on the Lake County Cannabis Community Development Website

Task Force Agendas & Articles

Cannabis Permitting Process 

  • Pre-Application Conference

  • Permit Application submitted

  • 30 Days to Determine Application Completeness

  • Complete Applications submitted to partner agencies for review (30 Days)

  • CEQA Analysis 180 days to complete (parallel review to agency review process)

  • Staff Report

  • Application Reviewed by Review Authority (Planning Commission or Zoning Administrator)

  • If Approved There is a 15 Day Appeal Period

  • Project Approved

Cannabis Flowchart.PNG

Please note that this process flow is a very high level and general process flow. Some applications require additional steps and time depending on the permitting type. Each Application is Unique, this information is provided for planning purposes only.

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