Marijuana BusinessesAttention all marijuana businesses: Per Josephine County Ordinance No. 2018-007, an Annual Certificate of Compliance is required in order to operate a marijuana business in Josephine County (if a grower, you are considered a business if you have more than 12 mature plants).
Application shall be made at least 30 days prior to the anniversary date of your active license from OLCC or OHA or other appropriate State regulatory agency. We encourage you to apply early.
Marijuana Production Site Owner/Operators
To determine if your farming operation is a legal, nonconforming use, the county will need to determine whether your land use is legal and the scale at which you are operating. We ask you apply for a Determination of Nonconforming Use by completing the Planning Application Form. On the form, please complete all areas highlighted in yellow and submit the required attachments and the non-refundable application fee of $500. Allow 105 days for processing.
Please note the following:
- On the form, under Size of Project, list the approved recreational canopy size (not tier size, but actual canopy size approved by the OLCC), or, if a medical grower, the number of plants — both mature and immature — OMMP/OHA has approved for your grow site.
- Do not forget to attach your license/state approval and a premise sketch.
- If you are not the landowner, attach a signed Statement of Understanding (a form has been enclosed for your use).
- Include proof that the Oregon Water Resources Department has approved the water use for the subject land use.