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Title: 20 - Zoning

Chapter: 67 - Commercial Cannabis Regulation

Section: 20 - Definitions

For the purpose of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall be defined as follows:

A. “Cannabis” shall have the same meaning as set forth in Health and Safety Code Section 11018.
B. “Commercial cannabis activity” shall have the same meaning as set forth in Business and Professions Code § 26001.
C. “Cannabis Cultivator” shall mean a person required to be licensed to cultivate cannabis pursuant to Division 10 (commencing with Section 26000) of the Business and Professions Code.
D. “Cannabis Manufacturer” shall mean a person required to be licensed as a manufacturer pursuant to Division 10 (commencing with Section 26000) of the Business and Professions Code
E. “Cannabis Microbusiness” shall mean a person licensed to conduct multiple commercial cannabis activities, as described in Business and Professions Code Section 26070.
F. “Cannabis Retailer” shall mean a person required to be licensed as a retailer pursuant to Division 10 (commencing with Section 26000) of the Business and Professions Code.
G. “Cultivation” shall mean any activity involving the planting, growing, harvesting, drying, curing, grading, or trimming of cannabis.
H. “Cultivation area” shall mean the designated area(s) at a licensed premises that will contain flowering plants at any point in time. The area shall be calculated in square feet and measured using clearly identifiable boundaries of all area(s) that will contain mature plants at any point, including all of the space(s) within the boundaries. The area may be noncontiguous but each unique area included in the total cultivation area calculation shall be separated by an identifiable boundary that includes, but is not limited to, interior walls, shelves, greenhouse walls, garden benches, hedgerows, fencing, garden beds or garden plants. If the mature plants are being cultivated using a shelving system, the surface area of each level shall be included in the total cultivation area calculation.
I. “Indoor cultivation” shall mean the cultivation of cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot.
J. “Outdoor cultivation” shall mean the cultivation of cannabis without the use of artificial lighting, or using artificial lighting at a rate below six watts per square foot, regardless of whether a structure is used or required as a condition of a use permit.
K. “Person” shall include any individual, firm, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company, association, social club, fraternal organization, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, assignee for the benefit of creditors, trustee, trustee in bankruptcy, or syndicate.
L. “School” shall mean any public or private school providing instruction in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, but does not include any private school in which education is primarily conducted in private homes.
M. “Youth center” means any public or private facility that is primarily used to host recreational or social activities for minors, including, but not limited to, private youth membership organizations or clubs, social service teenage club facilities, video arcades, or similar amusement park facilities.

(Ord. 2018-013 § 2 (part), 2018; Ord. 2018-010 § 2 (part) 2018.)