Commercial Cannabis Applications


Applications for any cannabis business type are not being accepted at this time.

The related Commercial Cannabis Fees are as follows (per City Council action on 12/8/2020):

  • Cannabis – Storefront Retail Application Fee: $10,803 per application
  • Cannabis – All Other Business Types Application Fee: $8,756 per application
  • Cannabis Zoning Verification Letter Fee: $156 per location
  • Cannabis Provisional Background Fee (Initial): $300 per individual
  • LiveScan Fee (for successful applications): $73 per individual
  • Cannabis Application Appeal Fee: $4,328 per appeal

Commercial Cannabis Manufacturing/Distribution Application Update- March 8, 2022

Application review and scoring has been completed for the applications submitted for manufacturing and distribution, the following businesses will be awarded a cannabis permit:


4950 Cohasset Rd., Ste 2

Chico CA Cannabis Company

4950 Cohasset Rd., Ste 1

Area 1075 LLC 

200 Silver Dollar Way

Rincon Distributors LLC

3415 Silverbell Rd.

Stay Positive Investments

829 West 8th St.

Commercial Cannabis Retail Dispensary Application Update- August 30, 2022 

The City Manager has awarded three (3) permits for retail dispensaries to the following businesses:

Chico Flagship LLC (Cloud Chaser)

1408 Park Ave.

Responsible & Compliant Retail Chico (Embarc)

185 Cohasset Rd.

Sweet Flower Chico LLC

1998 Alcott Ave.

Cannabis Appeals

Information regarding appeals of a cannabis permit can be found by reviewing section 5.42.160 and 5.42.170 of the Chico Municipal Code (CMC). 

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