Sonoma County’s Cities: Cannabis Updates

Cloverdale
On January 26, 2016, the Cloverdale City Council passed an updated, comprehensive Medical Marijuana Cultivation ordinance. Additional information can be found on the Cloverdale Police Department website.
Cotati 
In 2007, the Cotati City Council adopted an ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries through a licensing program. Contact the City Manager’s Office for more information.
Healdsburg
In 2007, the Healdsburg City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries from operating within the city limits.Then, in 2014, the Healdsburg City Council adopted an ordinance regulating medical marijuana cultivation.
Chapter 8.32 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries of the Healdsburg Municipal Code 

Petaluma
In 2007, the Petaluma City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries from operating within city limits.

In January 2016, the City Council adopted an ordinance banning commercial medical marijuana activity, including cultivation and delivery, with exceptions for qualified patients and primary caregivers.
Chapter 10.15 Medical Marijuana of the Petaluma Municipal Code 

Rohnert Park
In 2007, the Rohnert Park City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.

Then in February 2016, the City Council adopted an ordinance banning commercial medical marijuana activities (cultivation, processing, deliveries, and dispensaries) and allowing limited indoor personal cultivation.

Chapter 8.30 Marijuana Cultivation, Processing, Delivery, and Dispensaries of the Rohnert Park Code of Ordinances
Chapter 8.30 Marijuana Cultivation, Processing, Delivery, and Dispensaries of the Rohnert Park Code of Ordinances 

Sebastopol
Sebastopol’s Zoning Code requires that medical marijuana dispensaries obtain a permit from the city, and places limits on the location and operation of dispensaries and cultivation.

Sonoma
Medical marijuana dispensaries and related activities such as cultivation and delivery are not identified in Sonoma’s zoning code. Because the City of Sonoma operates under principles of permissive zoning, the above are considered prohibited.

In December 2015, the Sonoma City Council adopted a resolution confirming the city’s prohibition on medical marijuana dispensaries and related activities.
Sonoma Municipal Code

Windsor
In 2007, the Windsor Town Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries.

In February 2016, the Town Council adopted a resolution confirming that the town’s zoning code operates under permissive zoning and that marijuana cultivation is a prohibited use.

Then, in November 2016, adopted interim ordinances allowing indoor cultivation for personal use subject to certain restrictions.
Town of Windsor Current Special Interests: Proposition 64 – Marijuana Legalization