Medical and Retail Marijuana Businesses

Glendale Medical and Retail Business License Application

The City Council of the City of Glendale serves as the Local Licensing Authority under the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code. It passed Ordinance No. 8, 2014 (PDF) to establish licensing for marijuana centers and then amended certain zoning regulations in Ordinance No. 1, 2016 (PDF).

It is unlawful for a medical or retail center to operate in the City of Glendale after August 1, 2014, without first being licensed by the City.

In Glendale, a retail marijuana store shall be closed to the public, and no sale or other distribution of marijuana shall occur upon the premises, between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. The Centers may only locate in areas allowed under the zoning code for retail sales. Finally, the Centers may not locate within 1,000 feet of another Medical or Retail establishment, a daycare, school, or park.

Please fill out the form and submit it to the Glendale City Clerk to obtain a medical or a retail business license, or both, in Glendale. Marijuana Business License Application (PDF). The following documents must be submitted with the application: 

1. A copy of the State of Colorado Retail or Medical Marijuana Business License Application or, for existing establishments, a certificate of good standing with the Marijuana Enforcement Division of the State of Colorado.

2. Payment to the City of Glendale in the amount of $25.

3. A copy of the lease, deed, or other proof showing possession of the premises.

If you have any questions on marijuana licensing in the City of Glendale, call City Clerk, at 303-639-4708.

State of Colorado Marijuana Enforcement

The Colorado Department of Labor, Marijuana Enforcement Division, is tasked with Colorado's medical and retail marijuana industries. For information on the laws and regulations, licensing, forms, including the State application, and contact information, click State of Colorado.