The City of Sacramento will begin accepting applications for cannabis cultivation on April 3, 2017. This is the first step towards licensing and should be started immediately.
Ordinance No. 2016-0051
added Chapter 5.150 to the Sacramento City Code: Marijuana Businesses
. The Code provides for specific regulations regarding marijuana cultivation businesses, notice and appeal processes, medical marijuana dispensaries, and marijuana cultivation. Code §5.1506.320
outlines the cultivation permits that may be issued, including:
- Class A, for indoor cultivation of less than or equal to 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one cultivation site.
- Class B, for indoor cultivation of between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet of total canopy size on one cultivation site.
- Class C, for indoor cultivation of between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet of total canopy size on one cultivation site.
The business operating permits will range from $9,700 for cultivation sites with canopy sizes of 5,000 sq. ft. and below, to $28,910 for up to 22,000 sq. ft. of canopy.
The marijuana conditional use permit will be a separate fee ranging from $16,640 to $33,610.