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Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 01:58 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 01:58 PM
Expires: 01/01/2022 12:00 AM
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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Banning the Cultivation of and Commercial Uses Associated with Cannabis

San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2014-064 AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 17 REGULATING CANNABIS CULTIVATION AND COMMERCE: The County proposes to amend Title 17 to replace Chapter 17.95, an urgency ordinance adopted on May 10, 2016 with a permanent ordinance banning the cultivation of and commercial uses associated with cannabis, including testing, distribution, and manufacturing. An Environmental Impact Report, State Clearinghouse #2016042019 has been prepared for the subject ordinance.




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on September 28, 2017 at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced project. The public hearing will be held at the San Andreas Town Hall, 24 Church Hill Road, San Andreas, California.

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Peter Maurer, Planning Director, is the responsible planner and can be contacted with questions at (209)754-6394. Planning Commission staff reports are available online at http://planningcommission.calaverasgov.us/ the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting. Copies of the project file and staff report can be purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies.

Published: September 15, 2017 VSN



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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-09-25 14:48:58   By: Anonymous
 
Please ban it, too many first aid calls on scanner related to young kids ill from marijuana, either by ingesting it to smoking it.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-09-25 14:53:00   By: Anonymous
     
    Look at the paper, listen to the scanner and drive around Mountain Ranch and view many of the growers, enough to make you want to move. These people are not all good people. Listen to them talk when you are shopping at Sender's, they think they can get away with anything and have very negative feelings towards us who don't want it around. Many don't like other growers either, too much competition they say.
    BOS, are you listening? Sheriff, please keep up the raids.
    Please re-visit more farms that have appealed and won, they are not playing by the rules.

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      Posted on: 2017-09-25 15:13:21   By: Anonymous
       
      Don't Ban Commercial Cultivation of cannabis. Regulated it and allow people to grow it. The taxes can improve the quality of life for us ALL.
      More bike paths, more community services.
      Tax and regulate it.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-09-25 16:05:02   By: Anonymous
         
        Bull*bleep*, ban it all.

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        Posted on: 2017-09-25 17:07:22   By: Anonymous
         
        Bike paths, meet your dealer there and buy some pot!
        Bike crashes galore with all the stoned kids and non-grown-ups riding their probable stolen bikes. Oh wait, all this pot is for medical use, I'm sorry? Yeah right!

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          Re: stoned kids and non-grown-ups
          Posted on: 2017-09-26 02:18:14   By: Anonymous
           


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            Re: stoned kids and non-grown-ups
            Posted on: 2017-09-26 02:18:36   By: Anonymous
             
            stolen bikes

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              Re: stoned kids and non-grown-ups
              Posted on: 2017-09-26 02:20:14   By: Anonymous
               
              I'm sorry?

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                Re: stoned kids and non-grown-ups
                Posted on: 2017-09-26 02:20:41   By: Anonymous
                 
                Yeah right

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-09-26 06:46:52   By: Anonymous
       
      Please write our County officials right away supporting the ban, lets take our beautiful County back!!!!

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-09-25 22:15:16   By: Anonymous
     
    They ban it, stick a fork in us, we will be done.

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    Re: ill from marijuana, either by ingesting it to smoking it.
    Posted on: 2017-09-26 02:17:30   By: Anonymous
     


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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-09-25 17:16:20   By: Anonymous
 
I'm sure our non acting BOS would like to have tea with all these stand up folks they invited into our county to live the peaceful, law abiding life.....

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-09-25 18:07:26   By: Anonymous
     
    pot is yummy

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      Re:Hey Bud!
      Posted on: 2017-09-25 21:33:43   By: Anonymous
       
      Stop eating the profits and get back to trimming.

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Regulate and Tax it.
Posted on: 2017-09-26 07:51:23   By: Anonymous
 
Cannabis is always going to be grown in our County.
Why not Issue permits, regulate it and tax it.
Then we can all benefit from it, even those of us who don't consume it.
Then the Tax revenue can be used to benefit ALL of us.
Much like the Wine Industry. Everyone can benefit from the business, taxes produced and you don't have to consume it.

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Commercial vs Medical
Posted on: 2017-09-26 09:23:47   By: Anonymous
 
It seems this is about banning the 1/2 acre 'commercial' farms that have sprung up all around us. If someone still wants to grow, it would seem they can go back to growing the 99 plants allowed for medical cultivation. This is allowed under existing federal law.

The county can tax growers on the 99 plants. The county coffers can still have revenues from growers. We have a measure on the books that provides for taxation. Granted, some revision will be needed because current tax structure is based on the acreage in the UO application. 99 plants take up much less space than the 1000 plants the growers are cramming into their 1/2 acre allocation.

It is not unreasonable to ban commercial cultivation at this time. The previous BoS rushed in and approved the UO. This industry can always be revisited in the future and planned out more effectively to reduce/eliminate the impact on residential neighborhoods. Why not wait for the State to get it's regulations and a track and trace system in place? Then Calaveras can again consider commercial cultivation.

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