Measure U: Medical Marijuana

Adult-Use Cannabis Business Ordinance

An Ordinance allowing Commercial Adult-Use Cannabis Businesses was approved by the City Council on October 8, 2019.


Application for co-location of adult-use cannabis businesses with approved Measure U facilities

Applications are now being accepted by appointment only for an Adult-Use Cannabis Business License for co-locations only with medicinal cannabis facilities that have an approved Conditional Use Permit (CUP) under Measure U. A link to the application and to insurance requirements for adult-use cannabis businesses can be found below. When all required materials have been assembled, please contact Emery Papp at 619.667.1103 or epapp@cityoflamesa.us to schedule a submittal appointment. Incomplete submittals will be rejected.

NOTE: Applications are being accepted for co-locations with approved Measure U medicinal cannabis facilities only. Applicants under Measure U that do not have an approved CUP are not eligible to apply until the CUP is approved. Applications for stand-alone adult-use cannabis businesses are not being accepted at this time.

Application for Adult-Use Cannabis Business License Measure U Facility Co-location 

Adult-Use Cannabis Business Insurance Requirements 

Cannabis Business Tax Information

Measure U Resource Links

Bureau of Cannabis Control
California Cannabis Portal
California Cannabis Portal Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Commercial Adult-Use Cannabis 8.15.2019 Workshop Presentation 
Measure U Ordinance
Measure U/Medical Marijuana FAQs - 1/18/2017
FAQs - 1/26/2017
FAQs - 3/17/2017

NEW! Interactive Medical Marijuana Sites Map

*Updated to include Dispensary Location Constraints

Forms:

Live Scan Form

The Live Scan form is a fillable PDF form. Complete the form and print it (preferred), or print the form and complete by hand, and then bring it with you to fingerprinting. The La Mesa Police Department, 8085 University Avenue, provides this service Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays from 9:00am - 4:30pm. Walk-in service is available and an appointment is not necessary, but appointments receive priority over walk-ins. If you would like to set an appointment, please call 619.667.7592.The total City of La Mesa Live Scan fee for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a medicinal cannabis business or an adult-use cannabis business is $270, which includes the FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ) fees. 

Additional Information:

Sensitive Uses Address List                                                                       
Cultivation and Manufacturing Constraints - Citywide

If you would like notification of upcoming events and announcements regarding Measure U, please sign up on the City’s website via Notify Me and select "Measure U: Medical Marijuana."

Conditional Use Applications - Submittals as of October 15, 2019

The following list outlines those locations for which a Conditional Use Permit has been filed to this date in the City of
La Mesa.  The type of facility is noted. Applications are currently under review unless otherwise stated.

Dispensary Sites
 CUP 17-01  8155 Center Street - Approved March 27, 2018
 CUP 17-02  6957 University Avenue - Approved January 15, 2020
 
 CUP 17-03  7323 El Cajon Boulevard, #E
 - Approved July 17, 2019
 CUP 17-04  7180 University Avenue
 - Approved November 27, 2018 
 CUP 17-05  8160 Parkway Drive
 - Approved January 8, 2019 
 CUP 17-07  5555 Jackson Drive, #125
 - Approved April 3, 2019
 CUP 17-10  8939 La Mesa Boulevard
 - Approved November 20, 2019
 CUP 17-16  7729 University Avenue
 - Approved April 24, 2018
 CUP 17-17  8300 Center Drive - Approved May 15, 2019

 CUP 17-22  8744 La Mesa Boulevard
 - Approved September 19, 2018
 CUP 17-31  7339 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite C - Approved March 21, 2018
 CUP 17-39  8260 Parkway Drive
 - Approved June 6, 2018  
 CUP 17-85  8110 Commercial Street - Approved April 17, 2019
 CUP 17-86  5301 Lake Murray Boulevard - Approved September 19, 2018
 CUP 17-88  7901 Hillside Drive
 CUP 17-90  8764 Campo Road
 CUP 17-95  7935-7939 El Cajon Boulevard - Approved March 6, 2019   
 CUP 17-96  8760 Campo Road - Approved March 6, 2019 
  CUP 17-98  7170 University Avenue
 CUP  17-99  7735 University Avenue - Withdrawn
 
CUP  18-06  5541 Jackson Drive
 2019-17 CUP  5555 Jackson Drive
  
Cultivation Sites
 CUP 17-23  8126 Center Drive - Approved May 15, 2019
 CUP 17-55  8140 Center Street
 CUP 17-84  8185 Center Street - Approved May 1, 2019
 CUP 17-87  8250 Commercial Street
 CUP 18-02  8151 Commercial Street, Suite B - Withdrawn
 CUP 18-04  8181 Center Street
   

Manufacturing Sites
 CUP 17-56  8140 Center Street
 CUP 17-91  8111 Commercial Street - Withdrawn
 CUP 17-92  8191 Center Street - Approved October 2, 2019
 CUP 17-93  8250 Commercial Street
 CUP 17-94  8141 Center Street - Approved October 2, 2019
 CUP 17-100  8107-8109 Commercial Street - Approved May 1, 2019
CUP 18-01  8151 Commercial Street, Suite A - Withdrawn
 CUP 18-03  5170 Guild Street
 CUP 18-05  8181 Center Street
 CUP 18-07  8332 Case Street
 2019-01 CUP  8230 Commercial Street