Planners OK commercial cannabis for Meyers area

  • Amendments to the El Dorado County’s ordinance governing the commercial production of cannabis specific to the Meyers area were unanimously approved by the planning commission at its April 23 meeting.
  • Another amendment eliminated the required 500-feet of distance from a residential zoned district in Meyers, due to the mixed-use nature of the parcel structure in Meyers where residences are in close proximity to commercial land uses.
  • Brendan Ferry, planning manager in the county’s Tahoe office, explained the amendments were needed because Meyers was left out of the original cannabis ordinance as planners were working on the Meyers Area Plan at the same time the county was working on the cannabis ordinance.

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