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Posted on: November 15, 2017

City Council votes to Approve Local Commercial Cannabis Ordinance

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, City Council voted to approve a local ordinance establishing a regulatory framework for commercial cannabis businesses in Union City. In addition, the following was adopted:

  • A resolution allowing for up to three permits in each of the following categories: cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, testing and medicinal retail.
  • A resolution adopting the application procedures and opening up the application process on January 2, 2018.
  • A resolution adopting the application fees.

You can review the published staff report, procedures and recommendations here.

The City Council will next hold a public hearing on zoning text amendments on Tuesday, November 28, which will determine the areas of the city were commercial cannabis operators can establish a business.


Prospective businesses should go to www.unioncity.org/cannabisbiz for more information on the application process.


Those interested in learning more about the legislative process, go to www.unioncity.org/cannabis.


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