What to do
1. Register your business with the state
Download forms at the Secretary of State website. Registration costs depend on your business type.
Sole Proprietorship or General Partnerships do not need to register with the state. Registering a business can take up to 4 weeks
2. Register a new business with the City
3. Ask your business owners
The cannabis permit application asks for personal information and conviction history of all owners.
4. Get background checks
You will need to get background checks for all owners.
The Police Department will run your record with the California Department of Justice.
Last updated June 30, 2022