Deadline for local equity applicants to be considered for provisional license 


Local equity applicants have until March 31, 2023 to submit a license application to be considered for a provisional license per Business and Professions Code 26050.2 (a) (3) (D).

Here is a checklist to assist you with submitting a provisional license application:

  • Reach out to local jurisdiction for your local authorization
  • Provide CEQA documentation showing proof your environmental review is underway
  • For cultivation licenses, provide a final streambed alteration agreement or documentation from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife that meets the requirements of section 15001.1(c)(2) of DCC’s regulations
  • Make sure you are not requesting a license that exceeds one acre of outdoor cultivation, 22,000 square feet of mixed-light or indoor cultivation, or licenses on contiguous premises that exceed these size limitations
  • If paying your application fee by cash, make an appointment to pay before the March 31, 2023 deadline by emailing

If you are a local equity business and have already submitted an application for a provisional license, be sure to check the application portal and your email inbox to ensure all application requirements have been completed.

To learn more about local equity applicant qualifications, please send an email to or visit our website at

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