New Requirements for Cultivation Temporary Licenses Under Readoption of Emergency Regulations

New Requirements for Cultivation Temporary Licenses Under Readoption of Emergency Regulations

If you are a cannabis cultivator in California and are in the process of or have recently received your local business permit, the next step on the ladder is applying for a temporary state cultivation license before you can begin operations. There are some changes to take note of as you prepare to submit your applications materials.

The State’s recent readoption of the Emergency Regulations on June 4, 2018 have created a few additional requirements for temporary applications. The following will break down all of the temporary cultivation license requirements and draw your attention to the new requirements.

Existing Application Requirements

  1. Local Jurisdiction Authorization: A copy of valid license, permit, or other authorization – issued by the local jurisdiction where the business is operating – that allows the applicant to conduct commercial cannabis activity at the location. The authorization must specify that the applicant is approved for commercial cannabis activity.
  2. Name of the Applicant
  3. License Designation Requested: A-license for adult-use or M-License for medicinal
  4. Contact Information: For one owner who meets the criteria of owners under the Business and Professions Code 26001
  5. Physical Address of the proposed premises

New Application Requirements

  1. Proposed cultivation plan
  2. Identification of applicable water sources and the applicable supplemental information
  3. Evidence of enrollment with the applicable Regional Water Quality Control Board or State Water Resources Control Board for water-quality-protection programs or written verification from the appropriate board that enrollment is not necessary

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