City of Lakeport, California

Adopted Cannabis Ordinances

The Lakeport City Council recently adopted two ordinances regulating cannabis activities within the City of Lakeport


Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Ordinance 914 (2017) amends Chapter 17.38 of the Lakeport Zoning Ordinance permitting the cultivation of cannabis for personal use on residential properties subject to specificed criteria outlined within the ordinance.  The ordinance takes effect on January 18, 2018, thirty days following adoption by the City Council on December 19, 2017.


Commercial Cannabis Activities

Ordinance 915 (2018) adds Chapter 5.34 to the Lakeport Municipal Code and provides specified criteria for the permitting and regulation of commercial cannabis activities within the City of Lakeport.  The oridnance takes effect on February 1, 2018, thirty days following adoption by the City Council on January 2, 2018.

Commercial Cannabis Activity Permit Application Potential Applicants are highly encouraged to make an appointment with a representative of the Community Development Department to disucss any commercial cannabis business proposal. (In addition to a Commercial Cannabis Permit all commercial cannabis businesses are required to obtain a Use Permit prior to operating.)

Commercial Cannabis Application Fees Resolution

Commercial Cannabis Permitted & Exclusionary Area Mapping

For additional information regarding cannabis regulations and permitting process please visit the City of Lakeport's Cannabis Permitting & Updates page at:

If you have any questions please contact the contact the Community Development Department at (707) 263-5615 extension 204 or email Dan Chance, Associate Planner at



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