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Posted on: July 6, 2022

City of Grand Junction Cannabis Business License Applications Move to Compliance Review Process

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The City of Grand Junction’s Cannabis Business License application process is complete, and by the deadline of 5 p.m. on June 8, 2022, 47 applications had been received. Of those submitted, 26 are complete and a list can be found on the City’s website. However, after applications were reviewed by the City Clerk’s Office, 21 were found to be incomplete and those applicants are being notified by mail with an opportunity to appeal. 

Those receiving denial letters can complete an appeal within 10 days of the date of the notice of denial using the form available on the city’s Cannabis Regulation webpage. All appeals will be heard by Stephanie Rubinstein, the City of Grand Junction Cannabis Hearing Officer. 

The 26 applications determined to be complete by a committee of representatives from city departments led by the City Clerk’s office were advanced to the next phase of the process for compliance review. 

Completed applications included the following criteria: business license application, zoning verification, a secured property with use authorization, an operating plan (addressing ventilation, hazardous materials, fire protection, product delivery/packaging/storage, signage, parking, lighting, legal service, and security), financial interests, consent for background checks, insurance, and payment of application fees. 

Successful applicants will each have a public hearing within the next 90 days conducted by Stephanie Rubinstein, the City Council-appointed cannabis hearing officer. After the public hearings, the approved applications will be put into a lottery for the selection of the 10 licenses available from the city. 

Recreational marijuana stores are not allowed on the ground floor on Main Street from 1st Street to 7th Street, or in buildings that contain residential units. A maximum of two stores are allowed in the Horizon Drive Business District. Read more about cannabis business licensing in the City of Grand Junction.


Contact: Sara Spaulding, Communications & Engagement Director | 970-244-1507 or 

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