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Dec 22

Are you in the zone?

Before you can consider starting a homemade food business, check your zoning by calling your local planning department.  Although AB 1616 specifically states that a city cannot prohibit a cottage food business, the business must still comply with local ordinances re. traffic, noise, parking, signage, etc.  Some towns also require Home Occupancy permits and applications must be included …

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Dec 13

Before the timer dings . . .

Cottage Foods Sandie has started thinking about what we would need to get rolling quickly after Jan. 1.  Orange County helped me out by letting me know some of what they will require in their applications.  It’s likely that it won’t be much different for San Diego. If you have already started thinking about making and selling …

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