Here are the current cannabis regulations for Sonoma County.

Sonoma County

Sonoma County Cannabis Program (Revised May 2017) *NEW*

Cannabis Cultivation Indoor and Mixed Light Zoning Permit Application (May 2017) *NEW*

Cannabis Cultivation Permit Minor and Conditional Use Permit (Outdoor 10,001+ sq. ft.) (May 2017) *NEW*

Pre-Application Checklist for Cannabis Cultivation Permits Issued by the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures (For agricultural zones, up to 10,000 sq. ft) (May 2017) *NEW*

Sonoma County Transition Period Penalty Relief Program Fact Sheet (May 2017) *NEW*

Cannabis Ordinances and Regulations by City (2017) *NEW*

Dirt to Dispensary Workshop Series (2017) *NEW*

Sonoma County Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permit Information (2017) *NEW*

Sonoma County Medical Cannabis Manufacturer Permit Information (2017) *NEW*

County of Sonoma, Adopted Medical Cannabis Program, Ordinances and Policies (2017) *NEW*

Sonoma County Personal Cannabis Use and Cultivation Information (2017) *NEW*

Sonoma County Cannabis Land Use Table (Dec. 20, 2016)

Sonoma County Ordinance No. 6189 (Dec. 20, 2016) Final Sonoma County cannabis land use ordinance 

Sonoma County Ordinance No. 6187 (Dec. 13, 2016) Medical cannabis health ordinance

Sonoma County Ordinance No. 6188 (Dec. 13, 2016) Cannabis business tax ordinance

Sonoma County Response (June 24, 2013)

Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (June 23, 2013)

Sonoma County Law Enforcement Medical Marijuana Protocol (June 27, 2007)

Sonoma County Law Enforcement Chief’s Association Medical Marijuana (2007)

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Property:Evidence Unit Procedure



Cotati Ordinance 787 2007



Petaluma Medical Marijuana (July 23, 2012)


Rohnert Park

Ordinance No. 02-12 N.S. (June 21, 2013)

Ordinance No. 31-10 N.S. (November 6, 2010)


Santa Rosa

City of Santa Rosa, Planning Division, Medical Cannabis (NEW – April 2017)

Medical Cannabis Building and Fire Code Requirements (Jan. 27, 2017)

Medical Cannabis FINAL Zoning Code Interpretation (Aug. 3, 2016)

Medical Cannabis FAQs Cultivation, Dispensary, Manufacturing, Testing, Distributor, Transporter (Aug. 3, 2016)

Chapter 20-46: Medical Cannabis Cultivation (2016)

Chapter 10-40: Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (2005)

Santa Rosa Response (June 21, 2013)

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ordinance

Santa Rosa City Medical Marijuana Dispensaries  (June 23, 2012)



Medical Marijuana Ordinance



Ordinance 2007-17


Caution:  Please note that local regulations and ordinances are constantly changing, and we cannot guarantee that this site is always accurate. Please check with your local jurisdictions to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

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