File a Complaint |  Cannabis Code Enforcement

Consistent with State laws outlined in the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (Prop 64) and the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), the City of Santa Rosa allows the personal cultivation of cannabis.

Specifically, outdoor, mixed light (greenhouse) and indoor personal cultivation is allowed based on the following limitations:

Allowable Quantity / Square Footage for Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Cultivation of cannabis for personal use may occur only on parcels with an existing legal residence occupied by a full time resident responsible for the cultivation. See the Personal Cannabis Cultivation page for canopy limits and operational standards.

Smoking Ordinance

Personal use of cannabis must comply with the City Smoking Ordinance

Commercial Cannabis Activity:Commercial Cannabis activity in residential neighborhoods is prohibited.  For information on commercial cannabis rules and regulations, please visit the Commercial Cannabis Resources page

Complaints / Code Enforcement:

The Code Enforcement Division is responsible for assuring the adopted City Zoning and Building Codes are implemented on private property to address general health, life, fire and safety issues facing residents. Response to complaints is based on priority.

To File a Complaint

The complaint form may be delivered to Code Enforcement by email, fax or hand-delivery to:

  • Mail or Hand Delivery:
      Code Enforcement
      City Hall Annex
      90 Santa Rosa Avenue
      Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 707-543-3198
  • Fax: 707-543-3317

All information received is confidential.