Cannabis In Imperial - Applications Released

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With a 3-2 vote on January 17, 2018 the City Council of the City of Imperial approved Ordinance No. 795 allowing for one (1) medical cannabis facility within Imperial city limits. The ordinance becomes effective February 21, 2018; thirty (30) days after the second reading.

In preparation, the City Council adopted Resolution 2018-01 outlining the City’s administrative process. Applications are now open and available through the City’s website and at City Hall. Applications can be submitted to the Community Development Department starting March 5, 2018. The acceptance period will be open for sixty (60) days; ending May 4, 2018. The applications will be reviewed and scored using guidelines set forth in the City’s Ordinance. The timeline to process applications is as follows:

  • March 5-May 4, 2018 Application Acceptance Period
  • Followed by thirty (30) day administrative review
  • Applicant Selection Announced June 6, 2018

***Please note, this timeline is subject to change at the discretion of the City of Imperial. Please click the links below to view a full copy of the ordinance, administrative process and application below. For questions please contact the Community Development Department at (760) 355-1152 or the City Manager's Office at (760) 355-4373.

Cannabis Ordinance 795
2018 Cannabis Administrative Process
Cannabis Application and Attachments