Marijuana Grow Operations Application Information

Application Acceptance Update

There are no remaining grow locations available.  At this time the limit is now set to reduce to 55 locations through attrition.

1300.06(a)(4) Upon the effective date of the ordinance from which this section is derived (September 30, 2019), the maximum number of locations for medical marihuana grows and marihuana grows shall be capped at 75 locations or the number of locations based upon licenses awarded and applications pending with the City Clerk as of the effective date of this section, whichever is higher.  A single location may serve as both a medical marihuana grow and marihuana grow.  Beginning January 1, 2021, as licenses are denied or issued licenses are not renewed, such licenses shall be eliminated until the total number of locations has been reduced to 55.

  • Window 20201-1: January 2, 2021 to January 31, 2021 – Applications for Existing Locations ONLY
  • Window 2021-2: February 1, 2021 to March 2, 2021 – Applications for Existing Locations ONLY
  • Window 2021-3: March 3, 2021 to April 1, 2021 – Applications for Existing Locations ONLY

Beginning with Window #6 (May 26 - June 24, 2020) the scoring allocation for Grow applications have been adjusted. For criteria, please see the information tab below.

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Marijuana Operations Application General Instructions  

 Updated 1/13/2019

Applications will only be accepted electronically.

  • All attachments must be in a PDF format.
  • PDF files should be compressed to the smallest size possible.
  • Please have all documents from the checklist ready to upload before opening the application link.
  • If you need more time to get additional documents together, please save your application as a draft and come back to it when you are ready.
  • Applications left open for more than 24 hours will need to be started over.
  • It is highly recommended to have all the documents from the checklist ready for uploading prior to submission. The checklist can be open while going through the application submission process.
  • Each section includes the Ordinance citation. Click here to reference the  Ordinance. Multiple files may be uploaded in each section.   For example: Criminal History Background Check Paperwork – you may upload as many documents as you have stakeholders and employees.
  • Each section may be reviewed by a different evaluator.   Only the information attached to each section will be used to evaluate that section.
  • Supporting documents such as quotes, receipts, equipment specifications, agreements, bank statements, etc. must be uploaded in the sections you intend them to support.
  • It is permissible to upload the same supporting document for several sections, if applicable.
  • If you have submitted the wrong document prior to submission of the application, or wish to update a document after submission of the application, please notify the Clerk’s Office in writing at city.clerk@lansingmi.gov .
  • It is the responsibility of the submitter to ensure they receive an email confirming the receipt of their application. If they do NOT receive an email with a confirmation number within 24 hours of submitting the application, it is the submitter’s responsibility to notify the Clerk’s Office in writing at city.clerk@lansingmi.gov.

Medical Marijuana Updates

To see the latest and past "Marijuana Updates" visit https://www.lansingmi.gov/1637/Marijuana-Operations and scroll to the bottom of the web page

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