Park Regulations Ordinance
ORD - 270
Notice of Enactment: The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners hereby ordains an amended Sherburne County Park Regulations Ordinance. The amendment to the Ordinance adds definitions for cannabis flower, cannabis products, hemp-derived consumer products, and lower-potency hemp edibles. It prohibits the use of cannabis flower, cannabis products, lower-potency hemp edibles, or hemp-derived consumer products in Sherburne County parks and trails pursuant to the authorization in Minn. Stat. Ch. 342 and Minn. Stat. 152.0263, subd. 5. It regulates the use of the products and follows state law regarding possession or transportation. It sets a petty misdemeanor penalty for violations and amends the penalty for prohibited smoking of any substance to a petty misdemeanor. This Ordinance is effective on the date of publication, at which time the prior Parks Regulation Ordinance 227 is repealed. This is a summary of the amended Ordinance. The full Ordinance is on file with the Sherburne County Auditor/Treasurer, 13880 Business Center Drive, Elk River, MN 55330 (M-F; 8-4:30).
This Ordinance was passed by the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners on the 19th day of September 2023, and duly filed with the Sherburne County Auditor/Treasurer.
/s/ Lisa A. Fobbe, County Board Chairperson
Sherburne County Board of Commissioners
(Published in the Patriot: 09/30/23.)