§ 84.34.050  Exemption for Primary Caregiver Affiliated with Licensed Facility.
   (a)   Notwithstanding § 84.34.030, the prohibition against commercial cannabis does not apply to a person designated as a primary caregiver by a qualified patient or person with an identification card, if such primary caregiver is the owner or operator of one of the following licensed facilities, or is one of no more than three employees who are designated by the owner or operator of one of the following licensed facilities:
      (1)   A clinic licensed pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with § 1200) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code;
      (2)   A health care facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with § 1250) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code;
      (3)   A residential care facility for persons with chronic life-threatening illness licensed pursuant to Chapter 3.01 (commencing with § 1568.01) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code;
      (4)   A residential care facility for the elderly licensed pursuant to Chapter 3.2 (commencing with § 1569) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code;
      (5)   A licensed hospice, or a home health agency licensed pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with § 1725) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (b)   Before commencing a commercial cannabis activity, operators of those entities or facilities listed above shall register with the Land Use Services Department, and renew said registration on an annual basis.  Upon said registration and each renewal thereof, the operator shall provide proof of a valid license as provided by Chapters 2, 3.01, 3.2, 8 and/or 8.5 of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (c)   No facility or entity listed above shall conduct outdoor cultivation of cannabis.
(Ord. 4309, passed - -2016; Am. Ord. 4329, passed - -2017; Am. Ord. 4360, passed - -2019)