TULARE COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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SAN BERNADINO COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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KINGS COUNTY

  • Cultivation: Prohibited
  • Retail: Prohibited
  • Manufacturing: Prohibited
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VENTURA COUNTY CANNABIS LAWS & REGULATIONS

Ventura County Cannabis Laws
  • County seat: Ventura
  • Largest city: Oxnard (Population)
  • Incorporated: March 22, 1872
  • 2019 Population: 846,006
  • Total Area: 2,208 sq mi
  • Land Area: 1,843 sq mi 

Ventura County Cannabis Laws: Table of Contents

Commercial Cannabis in Unincorporated Ventura County

Permitted Cannabis Uses in Ventura County

On November 14, 2017 the Board of Supervisors of Ventura County approved proposed ordinance amendments to the Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance and Coastal Zoning Ordinance, expressly prohibiting commercial cannabis activities as defined in Business and Professions Code section 26001(k), except for deliveries from a licensed facility. This prohibition does not apply to commercial cannabis activities for which State law preempts local regulation. Documents included for the Board hearing can be viewed here.

Cannabis Use Status
Cultivation Prohibited
Retail Prohibited
Manufacturing Prohibited
Distribution Prohibited
Microbusiness Prohibited
Delivery (Non-storefront Retail) Prohibited (Though non-storefront cannabis retail businesses my NOT be based in unincorporated Ventura County, licensed non-storefront cannabis retailers can legally deliver in unincorporated Ventura County.)
Testing Lab Prohibited

Current Cannabis Permitting Status

While Ventura County currently prohibits commercial cannabis activities, a voter initiative on the November 3, 2020 ballot , if passed, could open the path for limited indoor commercial production of marijuana in Ventura County

City-Specific Cannabis Laws in Ventura County

Please note that the Ventura County cannabis ordinances and regulations described on this page only affect the cannabis businesses seeking to domicile or already domiciled within the unincorporated areas of the County of Ventura.

Cities within any California County, which are incorporated entities themselves, often have separate regulations, permitting applications, as well as permit limits.

Municipalities in Ventura County that permit cannabis operations in some capacity:

Municipalities in Ventura County that prohibit cannabis operations:

Ventura County Proposition 64 Results

On November 8, 2016, a majority – 55.6% – of voters in Ventura County voted in favor of legalizing commercial cannabis in California under Prop 64: The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA):

ANSWER VOTES PERCENTAGE
YES 194,918 55.6%
NO 155,902 44.4%

Cannabis Regulations in Unincorporated Ventura County

Ventura County Cannabis Ordinances

8171-4.5 – No permit or entitlement shall be issued for the following prohibited uses:

a. Any commercial cannabis activity as defined in Business and Professions Code section 26001(k), except for deliveries from a licensed facility. This prohibition does not apply to commercial cannabis activities for which State law preempts local regulation.

(Ord. No. 4485, 1-26-2016; Ord. No. 4514, 11-14-2017)