Cannabis Information

Cannabis Business Tax

On May 2, 2023 the City Council for the City of Woodland approved Resolution 8063 approving cannabis business tax rates: 

  • Distribution: 
    • Four percent (4%) of gross receipts for general distribution
    • Two and a half percent (2.5%) of gross receipts for distribution of cannabis products manufactured internally
  • Laboratories and Research: two percent (2%) of gross receipts
  • Manufacturing: five percent (5%) of gross receipts
  • Cannabis Retailers or Cannabis Retail Business: ten percent (10%) of gross receipts

Resolution 8063

Retail Cannabis

On June 7, 2022 the City Council approved Ordinance no 1685 and 1686 to amend City Zoning and Municipal Code to enact regulations to allow the consideration and permitting of commercial cannabis uses. Zoning amendment (Chapter 17.110) of the Municipal Code will allow for the possibility of up to four (4) cannabis retail conditional use permits. Chapter 5.28 of the the Municipal Code incorporate business and operational requirements for Cannabis Business Permits. 

The City is in the process of reviewing preliminary cannabis retail permit applications. Please see the Cannabis Retail Application page for more information about this process. (Click here)

Commercial Cannabis - Manufacturing, Distribution, and Testing

The City of Woodland allows for consideration of commercial cannabis uses for manufacturing, testing, and distribution.

On December 5, 2017, the City Council approved Ordinance 1629 to add Article 21.6 (now Section 17.110) of Chapter 25 (now Chapter 17) to the Municipal Code related to Zoning of Commercial Cannabis and Ordinance 1630 to add Chapter 13A (now Chapter 5.28) to the Municipal Code related to Commercial Cannabis Business Permits and Regulations. The regulations allow for consideration of up to six (6) conditional use permits for cannabis uses which may be located in the Industrial or Industrial/Light Industrial Flex Overlay zones (General Plan).


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