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Cannabis Permits


On December 5, 2017, City Council adopted an ordinance to add Chapter 9.44 to the Santa Barbara Municipal Code (SBMC) to regulate and permit commercial cannabis businesses City including:

  • Indoor Cultivation
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Testing
  • Retailer-Delivery Only
  • Retailer-Storefront

On January 23, 2018, City Council established a limit of three (3) Retail Storefront Commercial Cannabis Businesses and adopted a Resolution establishing the application process and criteria to be used for any permitted commercial cannabis business including Retail Storefront, Retail-Delivery Only, Cultivation, Manufacturing, Distribution, and Testing. The City is not currently taking applications for additional licenses.

For questions related to Commercial Cannabis Business regulations, contact Brandon Beaudette at BBeaudette@Santabarbaraca.gov or by phone at (805) 564-5307.