Cannabis Cultivation Permitting Workshop
Host: Sonoma County Growers Alliance
When: January 30, 2019 from 10am-3pm.
Registration and Sign-in: 9:30am.
Workshop begins at 10am.
Where: Sonoma Lab Works
1201 Corporate Center Pkwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Who Should Attend?
Cannabis cultivators, landowners of land being cultivated for cannabis, consultants of cannabis operators or landowners, and other interested parties. Need your Water Right or Water Quality Permit? Come learn how to complete the process.
Limited seats. Please register in advance.
SCGA Members: Free
General Admission: $50
Presentations: Cultivation Permitting Workshop Flyer
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Presentation – Cannabis Permitting Overview
- Staff to answer your project specific questions
- Notification information
California Water Boards
- Presentation – Cannabis Policy and Permitting Overview
- Computers available onsite to apply for Water Right and Water Quality Permits
- Water source and water use calculation assistance
- Staff available to answer your project specific questions
- Regional Water Quality Control Board
- Resource Conservation District
- Local agencies
- Department of Pesticide Regulation
The following websites have information regarding ongoing agency efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation:
State Water Board, Cannabis Programs – General information regarding State Water Board Cannabis Programs. Website: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis/
State Water Board, Division of Water Rights – Responsible for administering water rights for all surface water diversions, as well as diversions from groundwater and all springs for the purpose of commercial cannabis cultivation. Website: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cannabis/cannabis_water_rights.shtml
State Water Board, Division of Water Quality and the Regional Water Quality Control Boards – Responsible for addressing potential water quality impacts from cannabis cultivation and associated activities on private property.
Division of Water Quality: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cannabis/cannabis_water_quality.shtml
Regional Boards Map: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/waterboards_map.html
California Department of Fish and Wildlife – Responsible for ensuring cannabis cultivators operate in a manner that is protective of fish and wildlife resources. Website: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Cannabis
Bureau of Cannabis Control – Responsible for issuing cannabis licenses for distributors, dispensaries, transporters, and testing laboratories. Website: http://www.bcc.ca.gov/
California Department of Food and Agriculture – Responsible for licensing cannabis cultivators and establishing a track and trace program. Website: http://calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov/
California Department of Public Health – Responsible for licensing manufacturers of cannabis products, such as edibles. Website: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DFDCS/Pages/MCSB.aspx
California Department of Pesticide Regulation – Responsible for regulating pesticide use in commercial cannabis cultivation. Website: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/cannabis/index.htm