Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
State law says that the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board shall not issue a state operating license to an applicant unless the municipality in which the applicant’s proposed marijuana facility will operate has adopted an ordinance that authorizes that type of facility.
A municipality may adopt an ordinance to authorize 1 or more types of marijuana facilities within its boundaries and to limit the number of each type of marijuana facility. A municipality may adopt other ordinances relating to marijuana facilities within its jurisdiction, including zoning regulations, but shall not impose regulations regarding the purity or pricing of marijuana or interfering or conflicting with this act or rules for licensing marijuana facilities.
A municipality that adopts an ordinance under this subsection that authorizes a marijuana facility shall provide the department with all of the following on a form prescribed and provided by the department:
A municipal ordinance may establish an annual, nonrefundable fee of not more than $5,000.00 to help defray administrative and enforcement costs associated with the operation of a marijuana facility in the municipality.
The department may require a municipality to provide the following information to the department on a form prescribed and provided by the department regarding a licensee who submits an application for license renewal: