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Grower's Initiative

This initiative was filed with the Butte County Clerk-recorder on Jan 9, 2014. It is basically a slightly-modified copy of the 2013 ordinance, which resulted in a tsunami of well-documented problems. In other words, the growers want to revert to the "old way" of doing things. The new ordinance is considerably stricter.

This initiative is being promoted by the organization known as BCCAIG (Butte County Citizens Against Irresponsible Government)..

We recommend you read the 2-page Grower's Initiative Ballot Summary. A few highlights are shown below.

Plant Count Limits are too lenient, fostering a criminal, for-profit industry:

Setback limits are inadequate, increasing nuisance to neighbors:

Complaint Restrictions have proximity requirements and lack anonymity; this increases risk of retaliation: