Cannabis License Types

Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

M - Type 1: "specialty outdoor": Outdoor cultivation for medicinal cannabis without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time of less than or equal to 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises, or up to 50 mature plants on noncontiguous plots.

A - Type 1: "specialty outdoor": Outdoor cultivation for adult use cannabis without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time of less than or equal to 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises, or up to 50 mature plants on noncontiguous plots.

M - Type 1A: "specialty indoor": Indoor cultivation for medicinal cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot between 501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 1A: "specialty indoor": Indoor cultivation for adult use cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot between 501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 1B: "specialty mixed-light": Cultivation for medicinal cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot of between 2,501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 1B: "specialty mixed-light": Cultivation for adult use cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot of between 2,501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 1C: “specialty cottage”: Cultivation for medicinal cannabis of 2,500 square feet or less of total canopy size for mixed-light cultivation using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot, up to 25 mature plants for outdoor cultivation without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time, or 500 square feet or less of total canopy size for indoor cultivation within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot, on one premises.

A - Type 1C: “specialty cottage”: Cultivation for adult use cannabis of 2,500 square feet or less of total canopy size for mixed-light cultivation using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot, up to 25 mature plants for outdoor cultivation without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time, or 500 square feet or less of total canopy size for indoor cultivation within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot, on one premises.

M - Type 2: "small outdoor": Outdoor cultivation for medicinal cannabis without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 2: "small outdoor": Outdoor cultivation for adult use cannabis without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 2A: "small indoor": Indoor cultivation for medicinal cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 2A: "small indoor"” Indoor cultivation for adult use cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 2B: "small mixed-light": Cultivation for medicinal cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 2B: "small mixed-light": Cultivation for adult use cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 3: "outdoor": Outdoor cultivation for medicinal cannabis without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time from 10,001 square feet to one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 3: "outdoor": Outdoor cultivation for adult use cannabis without the use of light deprivation and/or artificial lighting in the canopy area at any point in time from 10,001 square feet to one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 3A: "indoor": Indoor cultivation for medicinal cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 3A: "indoor": Indoor cultivation for adult use cannabis within a permanent structure using exclusively artificial light or within any type of structure using artificial light at a rate above twenty-five watts per square foot between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

M - Type 3B: "mixed-light": Cultivation for medicinal cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

A - Type 3B: "mixed-light": Cultivation for adult use cannabis in a greenhouse, glasshouse, conservatory, hothouse, or other similar structure using light deprivation and/or artificial lighting below a rate of 25 watts per square foot between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

M – Type 4: "nursery": Cultivation of medicinal cannabis solely as a nursery.

A – Type 4: "nursery": Cultivation of adult use cannabis solely as a nursery.

Cannabis Distribution Licenses

(a) Type 11: Distributor: The procurement, sale, and transport of cannabis and cannabis products between entities licensed pursuant to California Code.

(b) Type 13: Distributor Transport Only: The transport of medicinal cannabis goods between entities licensed pursuant to California Code.

(c) Type 13: Distributor Transport Only, Self-distribution: The transport of medicinal cannabis goods between entities licensed pursuant to California Code. (Ord. No. 3079, 12/11/2018)

Cannabis Manufacturing Licenses

(a) Type 6: “Manufacturing Level 1”: The manufacture cannabis products for medicinal cannabis use using nonvolatile solvents, or no solvents, as defined by the Business and Professions Code, Section 40100.

(b) Type 7: “Manufacturing Level 2”: The manufacture cannabis products for medicinal cannabis using volatile solvents, as defined by the Business and Professions Code, Section 40100.

(c) Type N: Manufacturers that produce edible products or topical products using infusion processes, or other types of cannabis products other than extracts or concentrates. A Type N licensee may also package and label cannabis products on the licensed premises.

(d) Type P: Manufacturers that only package or repackage cannabis products or label or relabel the cannabis product container or wrapper. Manufacturers that engage in packaging or labeling of cannabis products as part of the cannabis manufacturing operation do not need to hold a separate Type P license. (Ord. No. 3079, 12/11/2018)

Cannabis Testing Laboratory Licenses

(a) Type 8: Testing laboratory: The testing of cannabis for contaminates and concentration of various chemical compounds. (Ord. No. 3079, 12/11/2018)

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