- Too Much Weed! Cannabis Permit Applications Making Planning Staff Sick and Must Be Paused, Management Says
Earlier in the week, we told you about how the Humboldt County Community Development Services Department and its planning staff were wigging out a little bit over the rising tide of weed-related work flooding into the office since the passage of the county’s commercial cannabis ordinance.
Well, today — resolution! Apparently that emergency meeting Wednesday resulted in an agreement to reorganize the planning division and to create a new “Cannabis Services Division,” which will specialize in all marijuana matters.
Interim planning director Rob Wall told the Outpost that the idea has been kicking around for a while. “It was something we were discussing earlier on, but we were in kind of a wait-and-see mode with this industry,” he said. “We just didn’t know what was going to come through the door.”
Now that they know that there’s a whole