CANNABIS RESOURCES

  1. CANNABIS ACTIVITIES
  2. APPLICATION PROCESS

adult-use and medicinal COMMERCIAL CANNABIS

On December 3, 2019, the El Monte City Council adopted Ordinance No. 2960, which authorized adult-use and medicinal commercial cannabis retail, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and testing in El Monte.

Specifically, retail is permitted “by right” in the SP-4 (Downtown Specific Plan), MMU (Mixed/Multi-use), C-O (Commercial Office), C-1 (Limited Commercial), C-2 (Retail Commercial), C-3 (General Commercial), C-4 (Heavy Commercial), M-1 (Light Manufacturing) and M-2 (General Manufacturing). Cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and microbusinesses are permitted “by right” in the C-3 (the portion on the north side of Valley Boulevard east of Garvey Avenue), M-1 and M-2.  Testing is permitted “by right” in the C-O, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, M-1 and M-2 zones.

CANNABIS REGULATIONS

Pursuant to El Monte Municipal Code (EMMC) Section 5.18.300 the City Manager is authorized to establish additional rules, regulations, and standards governing the issuance, denial or renewal of commercial cannabis business licenses, the ongoing operation of cannabis businesses, the City's oversight, and any subject deemed necessary to carry out the purposes of EMMC Chapter 5.18. Cannabis business are required to comply with all State and local laws, including these regulations. 

CANNABIS SPECIAL TAX (MEASURE PC)

On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, the El Monte City Council submitted an initiative for voter approval pursuant to California Elections Code Section 9222, which required a supermajority (66.67%) of affirmative votes for approval. The measure passed with 7,680 votes (71.48%) in favor. The applicable rates for the Cannabis Business Tax are as follows:   


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% of Gross Receipts5%3%3%2%2%

LICENSE CAPS

EMMC Section 5.18.050(A) : The number of commercial cannabis business licenses for retailers based in the City shall be no more than six (6).

The City has issued all available cannabis business licenses for retailers, cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and testing laboratories.

Additionally, EMMC Section 5.18.050(D) limits the number of non-retail commercial cannabis uses based on the number of approved conversion applications. The City has approved non-retail conversions, and all license caps have been set at the following:


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CANNABIS LICENSEES:

The City has issued the following Commercial Cannabis Business Licenses:

CCBL  #
LICENSEE
ADDRESS
USE
COMMUNITY  LIASON
CONTACT INFO
WEBSITE
03-20Greenpro Enterprise4377 Baldwin AveCultivation
Manufacturing
Distribution
Lane KrischikeP: (805) - 420-8183
E: lane@greenproent.com
greenproent.com
04-20Flourish Plant Science4411 Rowland AveRetail
Cultivation
Manufacturing
Distribution
Keith ThaiP: (626) 652-1014
E: keith@thehydrosource.com

05-20SHL - El Monte, LLC - dba THE CLINIK11605 Valley Blvd, Unit #1RetailSigrid H. LopezP: (714) 472-6872www.theclinik.com
07-20EEL El Monte, LLC - dba CATALYST12154 Valley BlvdRetailVioleta Aguilar-WyrickP: (562) 246-6052
E: community@catalystcannabis.co
www.catalyst-cannabis.com
09-20SIG El Monte, LLC - dba BONAFIDE12010 Ramona Blvd, Unit #1RetailSigrid H. LopezP: (714) 472-6872
E: sig@bonafideca.com
www.bonafideca.com
11-20GSC Holdings - dba 7KOIZ4400 Temple City BlvdCultivation
Manufacturing
Distribution



12-20Summit Locations, LLC - dba PACKS3551 Peck Rd, Unit 102Retail


15-20Dronatherapy Inc.3133-3141 Maxson Rd & 12114 Garvey AveCultivation
Manufacturing
Distribution
Param GillP: (951) 805-8410
E: dronatherapy@gmail.com

19-20Substrips El Monte, LLC4325 Rowland AveManufacturing
Distribution
Spencer VodnoyP: (626) 390-1357
E: spencer@casubstrips.com
www.tommychongstrips.com
21-20Tradecraft Farms El Monte, LLC - dba Tradecraft Farms11518 Garvey AveRetailJames HenschelP: (818) 987-5697
E: james@dubbros.com
www.tradecraftfarms.com
Cannabis Licensees



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