Cannabis Taxes and License

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Apply for Cannabis Facilities Business License

Ordinance No. 4394, which adopted Chapter 6.36 – Cannabis Facilities Businesses and Chapter 20.243 – Cannabis Facilities, is effective November 16, 2017, and provides for business licenses and zoning requirements for the following cannabis-related business types:

  • Processing Facilities;
  • Manufacturing Facilities;
  • Testing Laboratories;
  • Retailers/Dispensaries;
  • Retailers/Nurseries;
  • Distribution Facilities; and
  • Microbusinesses

Applications for a license will be accepted starting November 16, 2017.  Complete the Cannabis Facilities Business License application packet and submit it to the Tax Collector along with the applicable fee.

Term of License: Cannabis Facilities Business Licenses shall be issued on an annual basis and shall be renewed annually.  The period of the annual license shall commence July 1 of each year and expire June 30 of the following year.  The initial license may be issued for a shorter or longer period of time to best align with the July 1 through June 30 time period; in such instances, fees will be prorated on a quarterly basis.

Please note: If your business type is solely cultivation, a business license is not required.  See the Department of Agriculture for more information regarding the cultivation permit process.

Cannabis Business Tax

This section of our website is under construction.  See Ordinance No. 4361 which adopted Chapter 6.32 - Cannabis Business Tax for more information.