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Posted on: October 11, 2021

List of Proposed Locations and FAQs - City of Ventura Cannabis Information

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See the City's Cannabis Information webpage for a List of Proposed Locations for Cannabis Business Permit applications in Application Period 1 and also see the updated Cannabis FAQs.

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: August 24, 2021

City of Ventura Cannabis Applications Tentative Timeline

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See the tentative timeline for cannabis applications posted to the City website below.

Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Applications, Period 1

Tentative Timeline

IMPORTANT NOTE: The timeline provided below includes approximate timeframes and these timefra...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Cannabis Applications Due Today, 8/11/21 before 4:00 pm

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Cannabis Applications Due Today, 8/11/21 before 4:00 pm

Application packets may be delivered in person between 2-4:00 pm on August 11, 2021, in the lobby near the front door of the Ventura City Hall, 1st floor (501 Poli Street, Ventura, CA 93003). &nbs...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Cannabis - Criminal Background Check Link

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Please see the section below that was added to the Cannabis Information webpage for convenience.  This can be found under the Application tab and is also more information is provided in the Application Procedures & Guidelines.

Criminal Backgro...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: August 5, 2021

8/5/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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Please see the FAQs posted today, 8/5/21.  To see all FAQs, click here.

Retail Store Front v. Non-Store Front with Delivery

 

Question

I have a follow up question about a delivery component. We understand now that we will have to apply for a...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2021

8/4/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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Please see the Cannabis FAQs posted today, 8/4/21.  To see all FAQs click here.

 

Operating Hours for Retail

 

Question

What are the hours of operation for a retail store? In the code, it just refers to the business permit. ...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2021

8/2/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

Cannabis Webpage

Please see the Cannabis FAQs posted today, 8/2/21.  To se  all FAQs click here.

Premise Diagram Scale

 

Question

On Section D for Security, it says that we need to have a premise diagram that is a minimum of 1/4” scale. Ho...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2021

7/29/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

Cannabis Webpage

The following FAQs were posted today, 7/29/21.  To see all cannabis FAQs, click here.

Application Photographs

 

Question

Section F(5)(G) requests “photographs of existing site and buildings”; Section H(2) also requests ph...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2021

7/28/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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The following FAQs were posted today, 7/28/21.   To see all cannabis FAQs, click here.   

  

 

Fencing Requirement

 

Question: 

Is it a huge deal if there is not an ability to install a per...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Cannabis Delivery Services and Retail Permits FAQ

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Please see the FAQ below clarifying Cannabis Delivery Services and Retail Permits as there have been multiple questions about this topic.  

You may see all cannabis FAQs here: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?TID=77

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We have reviewe...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Zoning Verification Letter - File by July 26, 2021

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ZONING VERIFICATION LETTERS 

Reminder: Because Zoning Verification Letters (ZVL) take 10 working days for the City to process, to ensure a timely return of your processed ZVL in order to submit it with your completed cannabis application, you shou...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2021

7/20/21 New Cannabis FAQs and Updates to Webpage

New Cannabis FAQs have been posted today, 7/20/21, to the City's webpage.  Be sure to read the questions and answers here: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?QID=429

Updates have also been made to Zoning Verification section of the...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2021

7/9/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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The following FAQs and information have been posted today, 7/9/21.

What revisions were made to the Application Procedures & Guidelines on 7/7/21?

 The revised Application Procedures & Guidelines are posted to the City’s Cannabis I...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Orientation FAQs

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Please see the questions below that were asked at the Orientation Meeting on June 23, 2021.  The answers were pending staff review and discussions.  You may watch the entire Orientation Meeting video recording here: https://www.youtube.c...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Cannabis Application Documents Posted

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Application documents for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits are released as of June 21, 2021.  The Cannabis Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm.  You must register in order to atte...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Cannabis Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting and New FAQs - 6/3/21

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You may now register for the Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting.  The information in this update has been posted to the City's Cannabis FAQs. 

When is the application period and the Orientation Kick Off?

 The Application Per...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2021

1 New Cannabis Application FAQ Posted - 6/1/21

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The FAQ below is posted to the City’s website - see FAQ titled "What are the fees and details for submitting applications?".   To see the full list of all FAQs, click here.

May I submit more than one applicati...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2021

3 New Cannabis Application FAQs Posted - 5/27/21

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The 3 FAQs below were posted to the City’s website today on 5/27/21.  To see the full list of all FAQs, go to: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?TID=77

May I submit more than one application?

Applicants possessing ownership interest of five...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Application Period and Orientation Postponed

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APPLICATION PERIOD AND ORIENTATION POSTPONED

This is an important notice that the City of Ventura will delay the opening of Application Period 1 for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits until Monday, June 28.  The new 45-day Application Period 1 w...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2021

No Commercial Cannabis Businesses in Coastal Zone for Application Period 1

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The City will open two application periods for commercial cannabis businesses in the first year of the program.  

  • The first application period will only allow businesses in the non-Coastal Zone. During the first period, up to 3 retail and 10 indus...
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Cannabis Updates