Marijuana Production and Processing Moratorium
San Juan County has a moratorium on the siting of licensed marijuana production and processing. The resolution adopting this moratorium is found here Marijuana Production and Processing Moratorium GoMarijuana Production and Processing Moratorium.
The moratorium applies to new or pending applications for a building or occupancy permit, variance, conditional use permit, or other development permit or approval with respect to licensed marijuana production and processing. Resolution No. 15-2019 placed a six-month moratorium on such operations. This moratorium was renewed for six months beginning on October 2, 2019 in Resolution No. 34-2019. It exempts building permits for the alteration of marijuana production and processing operations legally established prior to the adoption of Resolution No. 15-2019, provided that there is no enlargement or intensification of the permitted processing or production.
Code Amendment Project To Regulate Marijuana Production, Processing and Provide Retail Standards
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding draft Marijuana Production and Processing development regulations on July 17, 2020. Information on providing comments is included in the public hearing notice below.
Staff Presentation for August 25 Public Hearing
August 11, 2020, Marijuana Regulations Presentation for Council
Memo and Draft Ordinance for County Council Briefing on August 11 and Public Hearing on August 25, 2020
August 25, 2020, County Council Public Hearing Notice
July 17, 2020, Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice
Memo and Draft Ordinance for Planning Commission Public Hearing on July 17, 2020.
Draft Marijuana Regulations Presentation for Planning Commission Public Hearing 7-17-2020
July 16, 2020, Memo with Public Comments Received.
A SEPA Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) was issued on the proposed ordinance regulating marijuana production and processing facilities. The comment deadline is April 17, 2020. Please review the DNS, environmental checklist and proposed ordinance at the link below:
SEPA DNS, Checklist and Ordinance
March 2020 Marijuana Presentation
March 20, 2020 Planning Commission Marijuana Staff Report
July 17, 2020, Gschwend Comment, Support for Regulations
July 16, 2020, Deckelbaum Comment, Support for Regulations
July 1, 2020, Robson Comment, Marijuana Ban
March 2020 Marijuana Ordinance Presentation
March 3, 2020 Comments_Guard_Noise_Odors
Gschwend Marijuana Regulations
March 17, 2020 County Council Briefing Documents
Staff Report and Draft Ordinance for March 17 Council Briefing
December 3, 2019 County Council Briefing Documents
Memo Regarding Renewal of Marijuana Moratorium for Council’s February 4th Meeting
December 3, 2019 Council Briefing Staff Report: Policy Options
December 3rd Council Presentation
Comments may be sent to Linda Kuller
Marijuana Production and Processing Moratorium Documents
The County Council renewed Resolution No. 15-2019 regarding the moratorium on marijuana production and processing after an October 1, 2019 public hearing.
March 24 Public Hearing Notices and Draft Resolution to Renew Marijuana Moratorium
Public Hearing Notice and Draft Resolution to Renew Marijuana Moratorium
September 25, 2019 staff report:
Kuller DCD Council Report October 1 2019
The original draft resolution, work plan and public hearing notice:
Extension of Resolution No. 15-2019 Staff Report, Draft Work Plan and Public Hearing Notice:
Council Public Hearing Notice October 1 2019
PUB Taylor Min Size - September 30 2019
PUB Mauseth RR - September 30 2019
PUB North 1 Aquifer Noise Lights - September 28 2019
PUB Janeway Well Water - September 29 2019
If you are considering growing or processing marijuana on your property, please submit an ask a planner form or request a pre-application meeting here.
Saturn Group LLC WSLCB Application
San Juan County Notice of Saturn Group Marijuana License Application
Letter to WSLCB Extension Request January 29 2019