Category Archives: Mendocino County Government

Mendocino County revises Class K, but rejects sprinkler requirements and deed restrictions

Mendocino County will not require fire sprinklers or deed restrictions for so-called Class K dwellings, which are located in limited density rural areas and qualify for more flexible building standards. However under new revisions Class K dwellings will be limited … Continue reading

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Mendocino County allows hard up cannabis cultivators to avoid minimum business tax for 2017

On February 27, the Mendocino Supervisors did not act on requests from cannabis cultivators who want the county to abolish a minimum cannabis business tax and instead tax cultivators only based on gross receipts. However the Board did instruct county … Continue reading

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Fire victims, Mendo Supes raise concerns about over-excavation by federal contractors

Contractors working on the federal government’s consolidated cleanup of the Redwood Complex Fire may have removed unnecessary quantities of soil from dozens of properties in Mendocino County — leaving both tax payers and fire victims on hold for extra expenses. … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes outsource Medi-Cal processing, send campground TOT extension to June 5 ballot

On February 6 the Mendocino Supervisors voted unanimously both to outsource Medi-Cal case processing, and to bring forth a ballot initiative that would make private campgrounds and RV parks pay Transient Occupancy Tax, or T-O-T. The Board also heard concerns … Continue reading

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After cannabis conflict, Mendo Supes move to replace Interim Ag Commissioner

Following an at times contentious public discussion on cannabis policy between the Mendocino Supervisors and Interim Ag Commissioner Dianne Curry, the Board took action to try and replace Curry with Joe Moreo, a former Ag Commissioner for Modoc County. Dan … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes talk cannabis: mix-and-match cultivation permits, counting immature plants, and more

On January 23 the Mendocino Supervisors hashed out questions from staff about a series of changes to current cannabis ordinances. Topics discussed included whether to allow different types of cultivation at the same site on the same permit, and whether … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes discuss cannabis opt-in/opt-out overlay zones with consultant

On January 23 the Mendocino Supervisors discussed with a hired consultant the details of cannabis overlay zones that could allow neighborhoods to either opt-in to exemptions allowing less restrictive rules for cultivators, or opt-out from the county’s rules, imposing more … Continue reading

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