• Population – 415,057 (2010)
  • Land Mass – 3,281 sq mi sq mi
  • Water Mass – 491 sq mi
  • Incorporation Date – February 18, 1850

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2016 Election Updates

  • California – Prop 64 – Legalizes recreational use of marijuana
  • Monterey County – Measure Y – $25 per sq ft of cultivation

Monterey County Updates

Monterey County Cannabis Permit Applications will be accepted now. Adult use/recreational cannabis businesses are not permitted anywhere in the County until state licenses become available for such operations (anticipated to occur in January 2018). The County anticipates adopting regulations for adult use/recreational cannabis businesses in the near future. For more information, visit their website.


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