Sacramento City

The following is information about personal and commercial cannabis activity in the City of Sacramento:

Quick Facts:

The City of Sacramento currently permits the following medical cannabis businesses: cultivation, manufacturing and testing laboratories. With the proper permits, cultivation will be permitted on a case by case basis in the following zones:

  • Agricultural A
  • General Commercial C-2
  • Heavy Commercial C-4
  • Light Industrial M-1 and M-1(S)
  • Heavy Industrial M-2 and M-2(S)

Cultivation must be within a fully enclosed building not be visible from the public right-of-way. Permits may be issued for three different cultivation types, namely:

  • Class A for indoor cultivation of no more than 5,000 sq. ft. of total canopy size
  • Class B for indoor cultivation of no more than 10,000 sq. ft. of total canopy size
  • Class C for indoor cultivation of no more than 22,000 sq. ft. of total canopy size

Manufacturing, testing laboratories and distribution will be permitted on a case by case basis in the following zones:

  • General Commercial C-2
  • Heavy Commercial C-4
  • Light Industrial M-1 and M-1(S)
  • Heavy Industrial M-2 and M-2(S)
  • Manufacturing – Industrial Park (MIP)
  • Manufacturing – Research and Development (MRD)

Non-storefront dispensaries will be permitted on a case by case basis in the following zones:

  • General Commercial C-2
  • Heavy Commercial C-4
  • Light Industrial M-1 and M-1(S)
  • Heavy Industrial M-2 and M-2(S)

What Is Needed:

In order to operate a cannabis business in the City, you will need two permits: 1) a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) issued by the City’s Planning Division; and 2) a Business Operating Permit (BOP) issued by the City’s Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement.  Testing facilities, as well as small manufacturers (Type N  and P manufacturers who make less than $100,000 in gross receipts are except from obtaining a CUP.

CUP applications forms may be picked up from and submitted in person to the Planning Division at 300 Richards Boulevard. BOP application forms may be picked up from the Revenue Division at City Hall on 915 I Street Rm 1201. All applications forms are also available from the Forms page.

A CUP application number (or Final Notice of Decision, if available) is required to submit an application for a BOP. The CUP and BOP applications may be reviewed concurrently, but a BOP will not be issued until a CUP for the cultivation site is issued.

What Is A Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

In order to operate a cannabis business in the City, you will need two permits: 1) a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) issued by the City’s Planning Division; and 2) a Business Operating Permit (BOP) issued by the City’s Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement.  Testing facilities, as well as small manufacturers (Type N  and P manufacturers who make less than $100,000 in gross receipts are except from obtaining a CUP.

CUP applications forms may be picked up from and submitted in person to the Planning Division at 300 Richards Boulevard. BOP application forms may be picked up from the Revenue Division at City Hall on 915 I Street Rm 1201. All applications forms are also available from the Forms page.

A CUP application number (or Final Notice of Decision, if available) is required to submit an application for a BOP. The CUP and BOP applications may be reviewed concurrently, but a BOP will not be issued until a CUP for the cultivation site is issued.

What are the Business Operating Permit Fees?

Business Operating Permit fees are listed by business type on our Fees page.

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CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS

On February 2, 2016, the Sacramento City Council adopted Section 17.228.127 of the Sacramento City Code allowing certain non-residential properties to be used for the commercial cultivation of cannabis, with a Conditional Use Permit (CUP). Cultivation, as defined in Title 8 of City of Sacramento City Code means to plant, grow, harvest, dry, cure, grade or trim cannabis. Cultivation must be indoors, within a fully enclosed building and must not be visible from the public right-of-way.

On November 22, 2016, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 2016-0051 which provided specific regulations for cannabis cultivation businesses. Under the ordinance, cultivation permits may be issued for three different cultivation permit types, namely:

  • Class A for indoor cultivation of no more than 5,000 sq. ft. of total canopy size
  • Class B for indoor cultivation of no more than 10,000 sq. ft. of total canopy size
  • Class C for indoor cultivation sites up to 22,000 sq. ft. of total canopy size

Cultivation will be allowed on a case by case basis in the following zones:

  • Agricultural (A)
  • General Commercial (C2)
  • Heavy Commercial (C4)
  • Light Industrial (M-1 and M-1S)
  • Heavy Industrial (M-2 and M-2S

View these maps to see where these zones are located in the city.  To check if your property is within these zones, enter the address in the Zoning & Property Details.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to operate a cultivation business in Sacramento, you need both a Conditional Use Permit from the Planning Division (CUP); and a Business Operating Permit from the Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement (BOP). A CUP, or proof of application for a CUP, is required for applying for a BOP.

Step 1: Apply for a Conditional Use Permit

Download the Conditional Use Permit Application. A Neighborhood Responsibility Plan (NRP) Agreement is required for a cultivation CUP application.

Applications must be submitted in person at the Planning Division, 300 Richards Blvd. 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95811 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. (The office is open until 4 p.m. but applications are not accepted after 3 p.m.)

Step 2: Apply for a Business Operating Permit

Once you have submitted a complete application for a Conditional Use Permit, you will receive an application file number. Once you have this number, you can submit an application for a Business Operating Permit.

You can apply for a Business Operating Permit online or download the Business Operating Permit Application and submit it in person at the Revenue Division, 915 I Street Rm 1201, Sacramento, CA 95814. Before submitting an application online, read this easy to follow Citizen Portal User Guide.  To make an appointment to make a payment, please send an email to marijuanapaymentcalendar@cityofsacramento.org

Please note that all applicants (including all management and staff) are required to go through a background check and get a Live Scan fingerprint in person at the Revenue Division.

The Conditional Use Permit and Business Operating Permit applications will be processed concurrently.

FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS

Effective July 1, 2017, LiveScan fingerprinting as part of the background check requirements will be done strictly by appointment only. Please note that fingerprinting is not required at the time of submission of your BOP, but is part of the review and approval process. Therefore, it can be done anytime between the submission of your BOP and after you receive a decision on your Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application. In addition, if you have previously been fingerprinted and have been cleared by the Department of Justice for another cannabis business in the City of Sacramento, you don’t need to be fingerprinted again as part of your new application.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Permits staff at 916-808-5852. LiveScan costs $88/person and is due at the time of your appointment.

Please make sure to also check any potential County requirements such as:

Any engines utilized to meet power needs, including those used only on an emergency basis, must be registered or permitted with the SMAQMD (916-874-4800) and must comply with the Airborne Toxic Control Measures promulgated by the California Air Resources Board and codified in the California Code of Regulations (https://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/atcm/atcm.htm). A cannabis cultivation permittee shall prevent all odors generated from the cultivation and storage of cannabis from escaping from the buildings on the cultivation site, such that the odor cannot be detected by a reasonable person of normal sensitivity outside the buildings.

DELIVERY (NON-STOREFRONT DISPENSARIES / DELIVERY-ONLY DISPENSARIES )

The City Council approved delivery of both medical and adult use cannabis in Sacramento at its November 28, 2017 Council meeting (click here for PowerPoint presentation).  Per State law, delivery is a function of a dispensary and can only be done by a dispensary, and not by a third-party delivery or courier service.  Delivery drivers must also be employees of a dispensary.  Cannabis delivery may be approved on a case-by-case basis for permitted dispensaries or by new non-storefront, delivery-only dispensaries in the following zones:

  • General Commercial (C2)
  • Heavy Commercial (C4)
  • Light Industrial (M1 and M1S)
  • Heavy Industrial (M2 and M2S)

Sites must be at least 600 ft. from schools (K-12), and neighborhood and community parks.  Sites that are less then 600 ft. from a neighborhood or community park will require a CUP approval from the Planning and Design Commission instead of the Zoning Administrator.  Delivery businesses may co-locate within a building.

View these maps to see where these zones are located in the city.  To check if your property is within these zones, enter the address in the Zoning & Property Details.

TIERED DELIVERY PERMITS

Non-storefront dispensaries may apply for permits according to their gross receipts, namely: a) Over $500,000 and b) Less than $500,000 in gross receipts.

DELIVERY REGISTRY

Applicants who submit complete Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and Business Operating Permit (BOP) applications are automatically added to the City’s registry for delivery services.  The registry will close on February 28, 2018.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to operate a delivery business in Sacramento you need both a Conditional Use Permit for a brick-and-mortar location from the Planning Division (CUP); and a dispensary Business Operating Permit (BOP) from the Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement. A CUP, or proof of application for a CUP, is required for applying for a BOP.

Step 1: Apply for a Conditional Use Permit

Download the Conditional Use Permit Application. A Neighborhood Responsibility Plan (NRP) Agreement is required for a delivery CUP application.

Permitted dispensaries who wish to add delivery must submit a CUP minor modification.

Applications must be submitted in person at the Planning Division, 300 Richards Blvd. 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95811 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. (The office is open until 4 p.m. but applications are not accepted after 3 p.m.)

Step 2: Apply for a Business Operating Permit

Once you have submitted a complete application for a Conditional Use Permit, you will receive an application file number. Once you have this number, you can submit an application for a Business Operating Permit by downloading the Dispensaries Business Operating Permit Application and submitting it in person with the associated fees at Revenue Division, 915 I Street Rm 1201, Sacramento, CA 95814.  Permitted dispensaries who wish to add Delivery to their service must also modify their Business Operating Permit.  To make an appointment to make a payment, please send an email to marijuanapaymentcalendar@cityofsacramento.org

Please note that applicants (owners, managers and individuals with 20% interest in the business) and all delivery drivers are required to go through a background check and get a Live Scan fingerprint in person at the Revenue Division.

FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS

Effective July 1, 2017, LiveScan fingerprinting as part of the background check requirements will be done strictly by appointment only. Please note that fingerprinting is not required at the time of submission of your BOP, but is part of the review and approval process. Therefore, it can be done anytime between the submission of your BOP and after you receive a decision on your Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application. In addition, if you have previously been fingerprinted and have been cleared by the Department of Justice for another cannabis business in the City of Sacramento, you don’t need to be fingerprinted again as part of your new application.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Permits staff at 916-808-5852. LiveScan costs $88/person and is due at the time of your appointment.

DISTRIBUTION

The City Council approved cannabis distribution in Sacramento at its November 28, 2017 Council meeting (click here for PowerPoint presentation).  Cannabis distribution may be approved on a case-by-case basis in the following designated zones:

  • General Commercial (C2) – Under 6,400 sq. ft. 
  • Heavy Commercial (C4)
  • Light Industrial (M1 and M1S)
  • Heavy Industrial (M2 and M2S)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Park (MIP)
  • Manufacturing Research and Development (MRD)

Under the ordinance approved by the City Council, two types of distribution permits will be available:

a) Distribution Center – for a site  for a site over 2,500 sq. ft., intended for businesses with the sole function of distributing and transporting products through the supply chain; and

b) Distribution Service – for a site 2,500 sq. ft. or less, intended as an add-on or secondary permit that will allow an entity already holding another type of cannabis permit to distribute their own products through the supply chain.

Sites must be at least 600 ft. from schools (K-12), and neighborhood and community parks.  Sites that are less then 600 ft. from a neighborhood or community park will require a CUP approval from the Planning and Design Commission instead of the Zoning Administrator.

View these maps to see where these zones are located in the city.  To check if your property is within these zones, enter the address in the Zoning & Property Details.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to operate a delivery business in Sacramento, you need both a Conditional Use Permit for a brick-and-mortar location from the Planning Division (CUP); and a Business Operating Permit from the Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement (BOP). A CUP, or proof of application for a CUP, is required for applying for a BOP.

Step 1: Apply for a Conditional Use Permit

Download the Conditional Use Permit Application. A Neighborhood Responsibility Plan (NRP) Agreement is required for a distribution CUP application.

Applications must be submitted in person at the Planning Division, 300 Richards Blvd. 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95811 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. (The office is open until 4 p.m. but applications are not accepted after 3 p.m.)

Step 2: Apply for a Business Operating Permit

Once you have submitted a complete application for a Conditional Use Permit, you will receive an application file number. Once you have this number, you can submit an application for a Business Operating Permit by downloading the Distribution Business Operating Permit Application and submitting it in person with the associated fees at Revenue Division, 915 I Street Rm 1201, Sacramento, CA 95814.  To make an appointment to make a payment, please send an email to marijuanapaymentcalendar@cityofsacramento.org

Please note that applicants (owners, managers, board of directors and any individuals with 20% interest in the business) and all drivers of distribution vehicles are required to go through a background check and get a Live Scan fingerprint in person at the Revenue Division.

FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS

Effective July 1, 2017, LiveScan fingerprinting as part of the background check requirements will be done strictly by appointment only. Please note that fingerprinting is not required at the time of submission of your BOP, but is part of the review and approval process. Therefore, it can be done anytime between the submission of your BOP and after you receive a decision on your Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application. In addition, if you have previously been fingerprinted and have been cleared by the Department of Justice for another cannabis business in the City of Sacramento, you don’t need to be fingerprinted again as part of your new application.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Permits staff at 916-808-5852. LiveScan costs $88/person and is due at the time of your appointment.

CANNABIS (STOREFRONT) DISPENSARIES

There are 30 medical dispensaries operating in the City of Sacramento,11 of whom are also permitted to sell Adult Use cannabis.  There is currently a moratorium in place for storefront dispensaries, and no applications are being accepted at this time.  Retail (dispensary) permits are available for non-storefront, delivery-only dispensaries.  Delivery-only dispensaries are medical and adult use retail shops that are not open to the public and solely deliver cannabis to patients and/or consumers.

Below is a list and the location of permitted cannabis dispensaries in the city:

  • 515 Broadway – 515 Broadway  (Medical Only)
  • A Therapeutic Alternative – 3015 H Street  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Abatin Wellness – 2100 29th Street  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • All About Wellness – 1900 19th Street  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Alpine Alternative – 8112 Alpine Avenue (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Alternative Medical Center – 1220 Blumenfeld Drive  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Canna Care Inc. – 320 Harris Avenue #G (Medical Only)
  • CC101 – 6435 Florin Perkins Road (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Cloud 9 – 5711 Florin Perkins Road (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Community Health Solutions – 5852 88th Street, Suite 750 (Medical Only)
  • Delta Health & Wellness – 2418 17th Street (Medical Only)
  • Doctors Orders – 1704 Main Avenue  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Florin Wellness Center Inc. – 1421 47th Avenue  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Golden Health and Wellness Collective -1115 Fee Drive  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Green Solutions – 1404 28th Street  (Medical Only)
  • Greenstone Biomass, DBA: 1841 – 1841 El Camino Avenue  (Medical Only)
  • Horizon Nonprofit Collective – 3600 Power Inn Road Suite 1A  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • House of Organics, DBA: Perchta – 8848 Fruitridge Road  (Medical Only)
  • Hugs Alternative Care LLC – 2035 Stockton Boulevard  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Metro Health Solutions – 6492 Florin Perkins Road  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Northstar Holistic Collective – 1236 C Street  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • River City Phoenix – 1508 El Camino Avenue  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Sacramento Community Cannabis Collective, DBA: Connected Sacramento – 2831 Fruitridge Road Ste. E  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Safe Accessible Solutions – 8125 36th Avenue  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Safe Capitol Compassion – 135 Main Avenue  (Medical Only)
  • South Sacramento Care Center – 114A Otto Circle  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • THC Sacramento Sharp Source – 6666 Fruitridge Road #C  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Two Rivers Wellness – 315 N. 10th Street, Ste A  (Medical Only)
  • Valley Health Options – 1421 Auburn Boulevard  (Medical and Adult Use)
  • Zen Garden Wellness (P.S.A.C.) – 2201 Northgate Boulevard  (Medical and Adult Use)

NON-STOREFRONT DISPENSARIES

Non-storefront dispensaries are cannabis retail stores that are not open to the public.  Retail transactions are conducted strictly by delivery only.  Please see our delivery page for more information on non-storefront, delivery-only dispensaries.

ADULT USE (RECREATIONAL) DISPENSARIES

The City Council approved the retail of Adult Use cannabis in Sacramento by qualified permitted storefront dispensaries only (click here for PowerPoint presentation).  A modification of the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and  Dispensary Business Operating Permit (BOP) is required to add Adult Use to their operations.   Permitted dispensaries must first get a pre-qualification from Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement to apply for a CUP.   A modification of the CUP requires a Neighborhood Responsibility Plan.

NONVOLATILE CANNABIS MANUFACTURING

On April 4, 2017, the Sacramento City Council approved Ordinance 2017-0031 setting the regulations for nonvolatile cannabis manufacturers in Sacramento and began applications on May 4th.

Nonvolatile manufacturing includes the use ethanol and C02 in the extraction and extraction process.  The use of volatile solvents in manufacturing is not allowed in the City of Sacramento.  Volatile solvents are defined in the State Health and Safety Code as “volatile organic compounds, including: (1) explosive gases, such as Butane, Propane, Xylene, Styrene, Gasoline, Kerosene, 02 or H2; and (2) dangerous poisons, toxins, or carcinogens, such as Methanol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Methylene Chloride, Acetone, Benzene, Toluene, and Trichloroethylene.”

Permits for cannabis manufacturing will be issued on a case by case basis in the following zones:

  • General Commercial (C2)
  • Heavy Commercial (C4)
  • Light Industrial (M-1, M-1S)
  • Heavy Industrial (M-2, M-2S)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Park (MIP)
  • Manufacturing Research Development (MRD)

View these maps to see where these zones are located in the city.  To check if your property is within these zones, enter the address in the Zoning & Property Details.

Per State law, cannabis businesses require a 600-ft radius buffer zone from schools. The Sacramento City Code requires a 600-ft buffer from neighborhood and community parks (does not apply to small manufacturers). Applications with proposed sites that are within the 600-ft of neighborhood and community parks will be reviewed by the Planning and Design Commission.

In order to operate a nonvolatile manufacturing business in Sacramento, you need both a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) from the Planning Division; and a Business Operating Permit (BOP) from the Office of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement.  A CUP, or proof of application for a CUP, is required for applying for a BOP.

TIERED MANUFACTURING

On November 28, 2017, the City Council approved Tiered Manufacturing  (click here for PowerPoint presentation).  Under the tiered manufacturing permit structure, applicants may apply for permits for:

1) Specific type of manufacturing activity (Type N for production and infusion) and Type P (for packaging and labeling)

  • Type 1 – All aspects of manufacturing
  • Type N  – Infusion, production of edibles (may also perform Type P activities)
  • Type P – Packaging and Labeling

2) According to their gross receipts.

  • Class A – Up to  $100,000
  • Class B – Up to $1,000,000
  • Class C – Up to $3,000,000
  • Class D – Over $3,000,000

Please see application for specific requirements and for more information.

HOW TO APPLY:

Step 1: Apply for a Conditional Use Permit

Download the Conditional Use Permit ApplicationA Neighborhood Responsibility Plan (NRP) Agreement is required for all Nonvolatile Cannabis Manufacturing applications, except for small manufacturers (<$100,000 in gross receipts).

Applications must be submitted in person at the Planning Division, 300 Richards Blvd. 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95811 between the hours of 9 am and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.  (The office is open until 4 p.m, but applications are not accepted after 3 p.m.)

Step 2: Apply for a Business Operating Permit

Once you have submitted a complete application for a Conditional Use Permit, you will receive an application file number (the file number starts with a Z or a P). Once you have this number, you can submit an application for a Business Operating Permit.

You can apply for a Business Operating Permit online or download the Manufacturing Business Operating Permit Application and submit it in person at the Revenue Division, 915 I Street Rm 1201, Sacramento, CA 95814. If you are using the portal for the first time, please read this easy-to-follow Citizen Portal User Guide.  The application for Tiered Manufacturing is not available from the online portal at this time.  To make an appointment to make a payment, please send an email to marijuanapaymentcalendar@cityofsacramento.org

Please note that applicants (owners, managers and individuals with 20% interest in the business) are required to go through a background check and get a Live Scan fingerprint in person at the Revenue Division.

FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS

Effective July 1, 2017, LiveScan fingerprinting as part of the background check requirements will be done strictly by appointment only. Please note that fingerprinting is not required at the time of submission of your BOP, but is part of the review and approval process. Therefore, it can be done anytime between the submission of your BOP and after you receive a decision on your Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application. In addition, if you have previously been fingerprinted and have been cleared by the Department of Justice for another cannabis business in the City of Sacramento, you don’t need to be fingerprinted again as part of your new application.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Permits staff at 916-808-5852. LiveScan costs $88/person and due at the time of your appointment.

Please make sure to also check any potential County requirements such as:

Any engines utilized to meet power needs, including those used only on an emergency basis, must be registered or permitted with the SMAQMD (916-874-4800) and must comply with the Airborne Toxic Control Measures promulgated by the California Air Resources Board and codified in the California Code of Regulations (https://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/atcm/atcm.htm).

Pursuant to SMAQMD Rules, any manufacturing process that utilizes odor control technology requires an authority to construct and a permit to operate from the SMAQMD (916-874-4800).

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Existing State statute requires any business in Sacramento County that handles or generates certain quantities of hazardous waste to register with and obtain a permit from the Sacramento County Environmental Department. More information can be found at: http://www.emd.saccounty.net/EC/HM/Pages/default.aspx

For questions and additional information on the application process, please contact:

 

OFFICE OF CANNABIS POLICY AND ENFORCEMENT

Phone: 916-808-8955

Email:  cannabis@cityofsacramento.org

PLANNING DIVISION:

Phone: 311

Email: Planning@cityofsacramento.org

or you may come to Planning’s public counter at 300 Richards Blvd.

REVENUE DIVISION

Phone: 916-808-1251

Email: RKawasaki@cityofsacramento.org

CANNABIS TESTING LABORATORIES

On April 4, 2017, the Sacramento City Council approved the ordinance setting the regulations for laboratories that will test cannabis products in Sacramento and began accepting application on May 4, 2017. Permits for testing laboratories will be issued on a case by case basis in the following zones:

  • General Commercial (C2)
  • Heavy Commercial (C4)
  • Light Industrial (M-1, M-1S)
  • Heavy Industrial (M-2, M-2S)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Park (MIP)
  • Manufacturing Research Development (MRD)

View these maps to see where these zones are located in the city.  To check if your property is within these zones, enter the address in the Zoning & Property Details.

Testing laboratories can be done as a by-right activity and does not require a Conditional Use Permit (CUP).  A Business Operating Permit (BOP) is required to operate a testing laboratory.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A BUSINESS OPERATING PERMIT:

You can apply for a Business Operating Permit online or download the Business Operating Permit Application and submit it in person at the Revenue Division, 915 I Street Rm 1201, Sacramento, CA 95814. Before submitting an application online, read this easy to follow Citizen Portal User Guide.  To make an appointment to make a payment, please send an email to marijuanapaymentcalendar@cityofsacramento.org

Please note that owners, managers, board of directors and any individuals with at least 20% interest in the business are required to go through a background check and get a Live Scan fingerprint in person at the Revenue Division. Fingerprinting is done strictly by appointment only.

FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS

Effective July 1, 2017, LiveScan fingerprinting as part of the background check requirements will be done strictly by appointment only. Please note that fingerprinting is not required at the time of submission of your BOP, but is part of the review and approval process. If you have previously been fingerprinted and have been cleared by the Department of Justice for another cannabis business in the City of Sacramento, you don’t need to be fingerprinted again as part of your new application.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Permits staff at 916-808-5852. LiveScan costs $88/person and due at the time of your appointment.

Please make sure to also check for potential County requirements such as:

Existing State statute requires any business in Sacramento County that handles or generates certain quantities of hazardous waste to register with and obtain a permit from the Sacramento County Environmental Department. More information can be found at: http://www.emd.saccounty.net/EC/HM/Pages/default.aspx

For questions and additional information on the application process, please contact:

OFFICE OF CANNABIS POLICY AND ENFORCEMENT

Phone:916-808-8955

Email: cannabis@cityofsacramento.org

PLANNING DIVISION:

Phone: 311

Email: Planning@cityofsacramento.org

or you may come to Planning’s public counter at 300 Richards Blvd.

REVENUE DIVISION

Phone: 916-808-1251

Email: RKawasaki@cityofsacramento.org

Fees

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The above information was obtained from The City of Sacramento Marijuana Information Page

 

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