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Hawthorne, CA – Cannabis License Application Information – Apply Now!

by Roger Tower on October 27, 2022
Hawthorne, CA – Cannabis License Application Information – Apply Now!

12/12/2022 Application Update – Since no property is required to apply, we anticipate the application process to be released very soon and you will absolutely need a near perfect application to win the license.

When there is no property requirement, there are not only a large amount of applicants, but since the property will not affect the scoring of an application, it is really important that all other application materials are of the highest quality.

This means that groups who normally wouldn’t be competitive in markets like this, can now be since this represents one of the rare occurrences where a city with good economics for cannabis businesses, lowers the barrier to entry, by not requiring a property initially.

If you put together an almost perfect application, than whether you are a mom & pop, or a large brand name, you will be in the top applications to take advantage of this stellar opportunity in Hawthorne.

Give your best chance of winning by hiring the proven successes of WeCann to complete your application materials for Hawthorne, CA. Our licensing team is ready to begin your application today! Read below for more Hawthorne Cannabis Regulations and Application information.

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Learn About Hawthorne, CA Cannabis Regulations

Home of SpaceX, Amazon Fulfillment Center, Tesla Design Center, and close to the beach communities, this city is a great location to gain access to the large LA cannabis market.

The first ordinance has been released and we are still waiting on the zoning amendment, but everything else is now included in the first ordinance. Our research team has learned that non-retail uses are in industrial zoning only and retail will likely be both industrial and commercial zones.

The clock is ticking, so let’s chat about your options and prepare for applications for cannabis licensing in Hawthorne, as soon as possible. Please complete the form at the end for more information on applying, after reading through these cannabis regulations for Hawthorne. Contact us for the application.

Close to Los Angeles Beach Communities!

Hawthorne is a city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, located in southwestern Los Angeles County, CA. It is part of a seventeen-city region commonly called the South Bay and very close to Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo beach communities.

As of the 2020 US census, Hawthorne had a population of 88,083. Wikipedia Source

Recent Updates for Hawthorne Cannabis Business Ordinance

  • 11/8/22: City council voted 6-0 to approve the second reading of its cannabis business ordinance which included
    • 6 retail licenses (may have ancillary consumption or delivery)
      • 1 reserved social equity license
      • Considering reducing number to 4
    • 3 stand alone consumption lounges w/ retail sales, 
    • 8 non-storefront retail licenses
    • 30 day application window once they open up
    • No limit on Indoor Cultivation, Manufacturing, Distribution, Testing

Allowable Uses in Hawthorne

  • Storefront Retail (ancillary consumption lounge and delivery available)
    • If the consumption area shares a facility with cannabis retail, the space devoted to cannabis consumption shall not exceed 50% of the total floor area of interior, but in no case more than 1,500 square feet.
  • Non-storefront Delivery
  • Consumption Lounge
  • Distribution
  • Indoor Cultivation
  • Manufacturing
  • Testing

Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for cannabis licensing will be required!

Zoning for Cannabis Licensing in Hawthorne

A licensed cannabis retailer or consumption business must be outside of a 600-foot radius of any public park, private or public K-12 school, and outside of a 150-foot radius of a commercial daycare center, treatment or recovery center, and other licensed cannabis retailers or consumption businesses.

 A licensed cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, delivery, or testing business must be outside of a 150-foot radius of any public park, private or public K-12 school, commercial daycare center, treatment or recovery center, and other licensed cannabis retailers or consumption businesses.

Sensitive Uses

Schools, daycare centers, youth centers, public libraries, treatment or recovery centers, other retailers or consumption lounges.

Tax Rate for Cannabis

A fee of no more than 5% of gross receipts may be required in the Development Agreement. This fee is to sunset upon the establishment of a local commercial cannabis tax.

Cannabis License Application Timeline for Hawthorne

The City of Hawthorne has yet to develop cannabis application process and procedures. It will be merit based with a selection committee of city employees. Real estate will not be required during application.

Apply for Hawthorne Cannabis License with WeCann

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