Legal Cannabis Businesses

The City allows cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, testing laboratories, retail storefront (dispensary), and retail non-storefront (delivery) business types. Microbusinesses are also allowed.

  • A microbusiness is a business operation that is approved for operating with at least 3 of the business types listed above.
  • State law requires that microbusinesses permitted for cultivation must have cultivation operations that are smaller than 10,000 square feet.

 

Legal Permitted Commercial Cannabis Business

The following locations are currently permitted by the City of Stockton:

 

Cultivation

  • 633 San Juan Avenue – CUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 1903 Navy Drive - CUP Approved/Operators Permit Not Approved/Not open to the Public
  • 7979 S Airport Drive - CUP Approved/Operators Permit Not Approved/Not open to the Public

 

Retail Storefront

  • 1550 W Fremont Street – CUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 7632 Pacific Avenue - CUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 678 N Wilson Way, Suite A - CUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 3706 E Hammer Lane, Suite 6 - CUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 2401 Stagecoach Road - CUP Approved/Operators Permit Not Approved/Not Open to the Public
  • 3008 E Hammer Lane - CUP Approved/Operators Permit Not Approved/Not Open to the Public

  

Non-Storefront Retail (Delivery Only)

  • 1621 Navy Drive, Building 1 - AUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 678 N Wilson Way, Suite A - AUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 1550 W Fremont Street - AUP and Operators Permit Approved/Open to the Public
  • 2233 Grand Canal Blvd, Suite 208 – AUP Approved/Operator’s Permit Not Approved/Not Open to the Public
  • 3008 E Hammer Lane - AUP Approved/Operator’s Permit Not Approved/Not Open to the Public

 

 

Operating Cannabis Businesses

There is no limit on the number of permits for Delivery, Distribution, Non-Volatile Manufacturer, and Testing Lab businesses and interested parties may apply anytime beginning on April 4, 2019.

 

All applicants are required to meet land-use requirements for the property. Applicants must have a Business License for the business itself, an Operators Permit for the business operator, Owner and Employee Permits, a Business License Certificate and a State-issued license.

 

The City administers an Equity Program that allows equity applicants an opportunity to apply for Cultivation, Retail Storefront (dispensary), Volatile Manufacturer or Microbusiness cannabis business use permits. Equity applicants must meet certain criteria.

 

For more information regarding the types of permits and requirements, including the equity program, see the cannabis business permits webpage.

 

Report Illegal Cannabis Activities

State law limits growing cannabis for personal use to six (6) plants, and plants must be grown indoors.

 

Is there an illegal cannabis cultivation or retail store in your neighborhood? Report illegal grow, illegal retail stores or other illegal commercial cannabis activities to the Stockton Police Department, Special Investigations Unit at Ask Stockton.

 

To report odors from a cannabis operation, file a complaint online using Ask Stockton or call

209-937-8813.

 

 

External Links


Bureau of Cannabis Control California

California Cannabis Industry Association

California Department of Food & Agriculture - CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing

California Department of Public Health - Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration

California Opportunity Zones

California SB 535 Disadvantaged Communities

Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA)

National Cannabis Industry Association

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 2/4/2021