Marijuana Microbusiness Applicant Information

Application Acceptance Update

Applications for Microbusinesses in Ward 4 will be accepted during window #2021-4 April 2 - May 1, 2021.


  • Conditional approval has been awarded for a Microbusiness in Ward 1. 
  • Conditional approval has been awarded for a Microbusiness in Ward 2.
  • Conditional approval has been awarded for a Microbusiness in Ward 3.

1300.06(a)(2) The maximum number of locations for marihuana microbusinesses shall be capped at one location per ward, as defined. 

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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 [email protected] .
  • 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 [email protected].

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