Please review the information below if you are interested in growing, processing, distributing or selling cannabis in Mendocino County.
Cannabis Facilities Business License
To apply for a cannabis processing, manufacturing, testing laboratory, retailer, distribution or microbusiness business license complete the Cannabis Facilities Business License application packet and submit it to the Tax Collector along with the applicable fee.
Cannabis Information Hotline
The County activated a Cannabis Information Hotline (1-844-421-WEED (9333)) for all cannabis related inquiries, questions, and/or to be directed to the appropriate department associated with the inquiry. This hotline includes options on how to register cannabis complaints, where to apply for permits, where to pay cannabis related taxes, information regarding the building permit process, as well as general information regarding the County’s Cannabis Cultivation Program.
Cannabis Application Workshops
The Department of Agriculture hosted joint workshops with other agencies to assist cultivators in the application process. The workshops included presentations from state agencies and county departments involved in the commercial cultivation of cannabis. The recording of the Willits workshop is available on the Mendocino County's YouTube Channel.