Just announced: West Hollywood, California is now accepting screening applications for cannabis business licenses through May 31, 2018. West Hollywood has provided a lot of detailed information on how to obtain a license, and here’s what you need to know about the process.
West Hollywood Cannabis Ordinance
Back in November of 2017, West Hollywood enacted a Cannabis Ordinance that would allow cannabis businesses to be licensed. According to the West Hollywood Cannabis Business License Screening Application Packet, the following numbers of licenses are to be issued:
West Hollywood Cannabis Application Process
West Hollywood will select its applicants based on specific application weighting criteria. By providing the grading criteria up front, the city is challenging applicants to tailor their application to the city’s exact needs. Be sure to take advantage of this knowledge!
The first step to getting to the actual application, however, is submitting a screening application (screening applications will be accepted May 2 – May 31). The screening application must include the following:
West Hollywood has also provided a comprehensive application overview as well as an application checklist. If you have additional questions, the city has also provided answers to commonly asked questions.
West Hollywood has done a great job providing all the necessary information needed in order to submit a successful screening application. If you would like additional assistance in submitting a successful application, please don’t hesitate to contact California Cannabis CPA.