Senate Bill 67

It’s a great time for civic engagement and your opinion both matters and makes a difference. There are a number of pieces of cannabis legislation in Sacramento that we think you should know about. We hope you will take the time to read the below and, if you support the bill, to send in a… Continue reading Senate Bill 67

Senate Bill 185

It’s a great time for civic engagement and your opinion both matters and makes a difference. There are a number of pieces of cannabis legislation in Sacramento that we think you should know about. We hope you will take the time to read the below and, if you support the bill, to send in a… Continue reading Senate Bill 185

Biological Resources Assessment Needs

Biological Resources Assessment: What is Needed for a Local ADP or CCP Submittal   Below is further explanation from county staff of the minimum submittal requirements related to these projects. Applies to: Commercial Cannabis Permit (CCP) Cannabis Administrative Development Permit (ADP) Application Requirements: Applicants must identify all biological and environmental resources in and around the… Continue reading Biological Resources Assessment Needs

Nevada County Pre-Application Process

On Friday 3/1, the county released the most updated draft ordinance (click here) in addition to the processes (click here) to apply for local permits.     An important Note from County staff about application submittals:   Application submittals will be processed by appointment only. This will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. These appointments began on… Continue reading Nevada County Pre-Application Process

Email Your Supervisor

EMAIL YOUR SUPERVISOR TO ELIMINATE THE 25% SUPPORT AREA   The highly anticipated updated draft ordinance (click here) was released on Friday. This is the ordinance on which the board will be making their final vote in April. Take the time to read the updated language and stay tuned to the Alliance newsletter for a list of the… Continue reading Email Your Supervisor

The Path to Permits

PATH TO PERMITS Listed below are recommendations to help you through the permit process. “Every grow is unique like a snowflake.” (County Staff, January 2019). It’s cliche, but true. Your parcel and your farm plan is unique and will likely require individualized questions and answers. CONTACT THE COUNTY A.S.A.P. TO BEGIN DISCUSSING YOUR SPECIFIC PROJECT.… Continue reading The Path to Permits

Considerations When Hiring Consultants

1. Determine Real Industry Experience. If a potential consultant has not worked on similar projects in the past, this should be a deal breaker in the hiring decision. Assess the candidates credentials, how long have they been working in the field and their particular skills. If you hire someone without adequate experience, you’re gambling. Choosing… Continue reading Considerations When Hiring Consultants

*Urgent Local Policy Update & Workshops Announced*

Exciting News!!!!  Please read this important blog post fully to the end. Yesterday the Nevada County Board of Supervisors provided policy direction for local cannabis regulations that creates greater access to state licensing.  We are grateful to county staff for working in collaboration with us on these two important regulatory issues. First, a resolution passed… Continue reading *Urgent Local Policy Update & Workshops Announced*

Water Board and Fish & Wildlife Requirements for State Cannabis Licenses

Water Board Authorization Prop 64 mandates that all cannabis cultivation needs to be in compliance with Water Board (WB) regulations. Water Board permits may be required for state temporary licenses and state annual licenses. * Please note that the timeline for Water Board applications to be processed can take up to 2 weeks* Have you… Continue reading Water Board and Fish & Wildlife Requirements for State Cannabis Licenses

Yes on Measure G!

The Alliance Supports a YES vote for local Measure G!!! Measure G is a local commercial cannabis business tax measure that, if approved by voters on November 6th, will provide a pathway forward for legal cannabis businesses while contributing funding for essential services in unincorporated Nevada County.   The Nevada County Cannabis Alliance has researched… Continue reading Yes on Measure G!