City Council/Successor Agency Public Notices


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the City Council of the City of Moorpark, California, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 6:30 p.m., at the Moorpark City Hall, located at 799 Moorpark Avenue, Moorpark, California, 93021, to consider approving a proposed Interim Ordinance to extend an existing moratorium on certain industrial hemp uses pursuant to California Government Code Section 65858 et seq., as further described below

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Community Development Director has determined this project to be exempt from CEQA in accordance with Sections 15061(b)(3) (General Rule Exemption), 15060(c)(3) and 15378 (the activity is not a project under CEQA), and 15308 (actions to protect the environment) of the California Code of Regulations (CEQA Guidelines). No further environmental documentation is required.

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 et seq., members of the City of Moorpark City Council will participate in this meeting via a teleconference from separate locations.  In the interest of maintaining appropriate social distancing, members of the public who want to participate in the meeting may do so in-person, but are encouraged to participate using the options below:

E-mail: send comments to prior to 4:00 p.m. on the meeting day (please limit to 500 words).  

Zoom Meeting Registration:

Applicant:    City of Moorpark

Proposal:     Consider approval of an interim urgency ordinance extending for 12 months the existing moratorium on the cultivation, manufacturing, testing, storing, and certain retail sales, of industrial hemp within the of the City of Moorpark, California, declaring the urgency thereof, and making a determination that the action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act.

Location:     Citywide

Case Planner:        Shanna Farley-Judkins, Principal Planner
                                  (805) 517-6236,

The proposed interim ordinance may be reviewed at the Community Development Department (City Hall, 799 Moorpark Avenue, Moorpark, CA 93021) during normal business hours or on the City’s Website at on Wednesday, November 25.

Any person affected by the application may appear and be heard in support or opposition to the proposals at the time of the hearing.

The City Council in their deliberation could approve the proposal, deny the proposal, or approve the proposal in an alternative form. If you challenge the proposal in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the Public Hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Community Development Department at, or prior to, the Public Hearing.

Si usted tiene preguntas relacionadas con ésta propuesta, comuniquese por favor con Sr. Freddy A. Carrillo dentro del Departamento del Desarrollo de la Comunidad, al teléfono (805) 517-6224.

Posted: November 19, 2020


Duly noticed public hearing regarding:

Consider Ordinance Amending Chapter 17.20 (Uses by Zone) of Title 17 (Zoning) of the Moorpark Municipal Code to Prohibit the Cultivation of Industrial Hemp Citywide, and make a Determination that the Action is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. Staff Recommendation: Staff requests a continuation of the item to a date uncertain. No public testimony will be taken at the meeting of September 2, 2020.

The Moorpark City Council meeting and continued public hearing referenced above scheduled on September 2, 2020, was held at which time the City Council continued the public hearing to a date uncertain. Noticing of a new public hearing will be published at such time as the item is rescheduled for consideration. 

Posted: September 3, 2020.