Marihuana in Berkley

Background Information
In December 2019, the City Council of the City of Berkley officially adopted marihuana business operational ordinances. Through these ordinances, a licensing regulatory framework was established and the permitted use was added to various zoning districts around the community. The adopted ordinances are included below.

Marihuana Policy Documents:
Marihuana Zoning Ordinance [Adopted December 2019]
Marihuana Licensing Ordinance [Adopted December 2019]
Marihuana Business License Evaluation Merit Point System [Adopted February 3, 2020]

Allowable Locations - "Green Zone" Map [As Adopted in the Marihuana Zoning Ordinance]

Marihuana Business License Application Documents:
[All Items must be completed in Fillable PDF, Printed, and Signed]
Marihuana Business License Application 
Additional Stakeholder Sheet
Additional Onsite Managers Sheet

Applications must be submitted to the Community Development Department in person, and will only be accepted between the hours of 10 AM and 4 PM

Application Process
February 14, 2020: Tentative Release of Application to Public
March 06, 2020: Marihuana Developers Informational Meeting
March 16, 2020: Marihuana Business License Submissions Open
March 30, 2020: Marihuana Business License Submissions Close
June 28, 2020: Deadline for Staff to release Merit System Scores

Marihuana Developers Informational Meeting
March 6, 2020, at 2:00 PM
2nd Floor Conference Room
Berkley Public Safety Building - 2395 Twelve Mile Road
This meeting is an informational session geared towards outlining the application submission process and to provide an opportunity for potential applicants to ask any remaining questions prior to the opening of the application process.


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