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Major Revisions To Nevada City Pot Ordinance

A major change to the proposed medical marijuana growing ordinance in Nevada City. The Planning Commission now wants to also allow outdoor growing. Commissioneer Steffan Hawkins-Snell says he was uncomfortable with having a ban on it…

click to listen to Steffan Hawkins-Snell

The ordinance still includes a plant limit of 6 plants total, even if you’re growing both indoors and outdoors. But Commission Chair Dan Thiem says they still need to have limits to how it’s grown outdoors…

click to listen to Dan Thiem

So the Commission has approved screening from the public right-of-way, with a 20-foot setback, and secured, enclosed fencing, to limit exposure to minors. Growing areas would also be limited to no more than 25 square feet, indoors or outdoors. The revised ordinance has been sent to the City Council.

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