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Applications Now Open for Cannabis Retail Locations within the City
Posted Date: 6/19/2018

Four City bylaws were amended to include cannabis regulations at a City Council meeting yesterday evening.

The amended bylaws are:
  • Business License Bylaw (C-1064H)
  • Land Use Bylaw (C-1260-94)
  • Smoke Free Playgrounds and Athletic Fields Bylaw (C-1278B)
  • Minimum Property Standards Bylaw (C-1293A)

Residents seeking to open cannabis retail locations are required to submit applications for a Business License and a Development Permit in-person at City on 99th (9910 99 Avenue) or by e-mail at blicensing@cityofgp.com.

An additional requirement is the completion of a paper applicant disclosure form. A full list of application guidelines may be found online at cityofgp.com/cannabis.

The intake period for applications is June 19 to July 6. All applications received during the intake period will be included in a draw to determine the order in which they are assessed.

A 15 license cap was set on the number of cannabis retail locations in the City.

There is no fee to apply for a Business License and Development Permit. All fees will be payable after the draw date.

City staff are available to assist with the completion of applications during the intake period.

For more information about the project please visit: cityofgp.com/cannabis.