BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL § 5502. Cultivation Plan Requirements

§ 5502. Cultivation Plan Requirements

A cultivation plan shall include all of the following:

(a) A detailed premises diagram showing all cultivation activity areas, boundaries, and
dimensions in feet. The total area of the following cultivation activity areas shall be less than
10,000 square feet as provided in section 26070 of the Business and Professions Code.
(1) Canopy area(s) (which shall contain mature plants, at any point in time), including aggregate
square footage if the canopy areas are noncontiguous;
(2) Area(s) outside of the canopy where only immature plants shall be maintained, if applicable;
(3) Designated pesticide and other agricultural chemical storage area(s);
(4) Designated processing area(s) if the licensee will process on site;
(5) Designated packaging area(s) if the licensee will package products on site;
(6) Designated composting area(s) if the licensee will compost plant or cannabis waste on site;
(7) Designated secured area(s) for cannabis waste if different than subsection (a)(6) above;
(8) Designated area(s) for harvested cannabis storage;
(9) Designated research and development area(s) which may contain mature plants for nursery
only;
(10) Designated seed production area(s) which may contain mature plants for nursery only; and
(b) For purposes of subsection(a)(1) in this section, canopy shall be calculated in square feet and
measured using clearly identifiable boundaries of all areas(s) that will contain mature plants at
any point in time, including all of the space(s) within the boundaries. Canopy may be
noncontiguous, but each unique area included in the total canopy calculation shall be separated
by an identifiable boundary which include, but are not limited to: interior walls, shelves,
greenhouse walls, hoop house walls, garden benches, hedgerows, fencing, garden beds, or garden
plots. If mature plants are being cultivated using a shelving system, the surface area of each level
shall be included in the total canopy calculation.
(c) For indoor and mixed-light cultivation, a lighting diagram with the following information
shall be included:
(1) Location of all lights in the canopy area(s); and
(2) Maximum wattage, or wattage equivalent, of each light.
(d) A pest management plan which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) Product name and active ingredient(s) of all pesticides to be applied to cannabis during any
stage of plant growth; and
(2) Integrated pest management protocols including chemical, biological and cultural methods
the applicant anticipates using to control or prevent the introduction of pests on the cultivation
site.
(e) Cannabis waste procedures meeting the requirements of section 5002(c)(29)(E) of this
division.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26050, 26051.5
and 26070, Business and Professions Code

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