The door is still ‘slightly’ open for those interested in permitting of ‘pre-existing’ cannabis operations (must have existed prior to 12/31/15). Humboldt County Planning Department will continue to accept applications until December 31, 2019. Applications that are submitted between now and the end of year may qualify for permitting at 50% of the documented cultivation area footprint.
After December 31, 2019, no new applications will be accepted under the ‘pre-existing’ allowance. If you are considering an application, please call Humboldt County Planning Department to schedule an appointment for an Administrative Assistance meeting. Make sure to indicate that the meeting is for for a pre-existing application under the 2.0 Ordinance.