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COMMERCIAL CANNABIS BUSINESS PERMIT

On May 5, 2020 the City of El Centro adopted Ordinance No. 20-03, establishing regulations on cannabis businesses within the City. These regulations govern zoning, operational standards, land use buffers, and approval authority for issuance of a commercial cannabis business permit. This webpage is intended to provide up-to-date information to prospective applicants, residents, and any other persons interested in the operation of commercial cannabis businesses in the City of El Centro. Please e-mail ecplanning@cityofelcentro.org or call (760) 337-4545 if you have any questions.

Cannabis Ordinance (Ordinance 20-03)

Cannabis Permit Fees (Resolution 20-78)

COMMERCIAL CANNABIS BUSINESS PERMIT APPLICATION FEES

Phase 1 - Preliminary Determination of Eligibility

$ 1,389.00

Phase 2 - Initial Evaluation and Ranking

$ 1,790.00

Phase 3 - Second Ranking, Selection and Issuance of CCBP

$ 4,600.00

Zoning Verification Letter

$    289.63

Site Plan Review

$    742.63

OTHER FEES

Permit Renewal (Three-year Renewal)

$ 2,015.00

Annual Inspection

$   375.00

Permit Amendment

$ 2,015.00

Change of Ownership/Transfer

$ 1,389.00

Change of Location

$ 3,610.00

Appeals of Qualification and Ranking Determination

$ 1,194.00

 

Cannabis Policy Interpretation (11/4/2020)

Application 

The City of El Centro is no longer accepting applications. Applications for a Commercial Cannabis Business Permit were due on November 13, 2020.

Application Procedures and Guidelines

Application for Commercial Cannabis Business Permit

 

Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Applicant List (November 13, 2020)

PHASE 1 - PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY APPLICANTS

Business Name

Proposed Location Address

Apothekare

191 W. Main Street

Authentic El Centro LLC

3009 S. Dogwood Avenue

Deluxe Greens LLC

3605 S. Dogwood Avenue

EC Sage Holdings LLC

2350 Weakley Street

El Centro Cannabis, ECC

1950 S. 4th Street

El Centro Greens Retail Outlet/March & Ash

525 Wake Avenue

Element 7 El Centro LLC

395 Broadway

Green Dragon Collective

2350 Weakley Street

Leef EC Retail

739 N. Imperial Avenue

LimeLight

1850 S. Imperial Avenue

Megan’s Organic Market

599 N. La Brucherie Avenue

Movocan

196 W. Main Street

Valley of Flowers

2350 Weakley Street