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Current Solicitation: November 2018Business Licenses

Permitting Process

The City is soliciting Commercial Cannabis Permit Applications for Indoor Cultivation, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail-Delivery Only, and Testing. Applications will be available beginning on November 19, 2018 and will be accepted through January 31, 2019. Obtain application materials and submit your application through

Register With PlanetBids

Interested parties must register with PlanetBids to review, obtain, and submit applications. When registering, use category code 45300. Once registered, search Bid Opportunities using this category code to find the application.

Evaluation Process for Commercial Cannabis Businesses

Applications will be evaluated through a process and criteria established by the City Council as set forth in the Application Procedure to Operate a Commercial Cannabis Business in the City of Santa Barbara .

Applicant Information Meeting

A Public Informational Meeting for Prospective Commercial Cannabis Applicants will be held on December 5, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers located at 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101.



Last Updated: May 21, 2021
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