Medical Marijuana Collectives


In 2010, the City Council adopted Richmond Municipal Code Chapter 7.102 which sets forth the criteria for permitting up to six (6) Medical Marijuana Collectives citywide.  In addition, the City Council adopted Resolution 136-10 setting forth the rating criteria to be used in evaluating applications and Resolution 9-11 establishing the application and regulatory fees for medical marijuana collectives. 

Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process - UPDATE

The City of Richmond Police Department will host a pre-application meeting for Manufacturing Edible Infused-Marijuana Products (click here for the checklist).  Meeting location is the Richmond City Council Chambers, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA, Thursday April 7, 2016 from 9am - 12pm.  

Applications will be excepted starting Monday April 11 and the final day for submitted applications will be Friday May 20, 2016 at 4pm.  Application packets will be available at the Richmond Police Department and Richmond City Hall Business License window.

Completed applications must be dropped off at the Richmond Police Department and applicants must pay the application completeness review fee of $2257.00.  

Please review 7.102 Richmond Municipal Code for the application guidelines.  

A detailed overview of the entire application process and license selection will be covered during the pre-application meeting on April 7, 2016.

Please contact the Richmond Police Department Regulatory Unit personnel with any questions.

Click here for application form

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions reference pages attached here.  If you have further questions please review the Regulatory Unit page and find contact information there.