County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division


The County has recently received various questions from the public regarding recent legislative changes in regards to cannabis regulations.

Please select your topic of interest from below. The "Frequently Asked Questions" on these pages are intended to help answer these questions.

Medical Marijuana

Nonmedical Cannabis

Registration is open till June 30, 2017. See here for details.

Please contact staff with any questions or comments.

Questions regarding Cannabis Land Use Ordinance:

Mindy Fogg, Supervising Planner
Long Range Planning Division
(805) 884-6848

Jessica Metzger, Senior Planner
Long Range Planning Division
(805) 568-3532

Questions regarding zoning ordinances or permits and building codes or permits:

Petra Leyva, Supervising Planner
Zoning Counter, Building and Safety Division
(805) 568-2071

Zoning Counter (zoning ordinances or permits)
123 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, 2nd Floor
(805) 568-2090

Building and Safety Counter (building codes or permits)
123 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, 2nd Floor
(805) 568-3030

State of California Regulation Changes

Please click the link here for the complete text of SB-94, a cannabis trailer bill to the 2016 state budget to streamline medical and adult use cannabis regulations and permits at the state level.

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