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Cannabis Licensing Information

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Building Guidelines

Building Guidelines

Any building, facility space or similar location that requires any construction, modifications or similar work that is associated with a proposed Cannabis Cultivation (Grow), Production, or Dispensing facility shall obtain the appropriate construction permits for such work. All submittals shall be prepared by a licensed State of Nevada architect or design professional or other approved contractor(s) and shall be in compliance with city of Las Vegas Standards.

Application Forms & Info

Application Forms & Info

We are accepting business license applications for Cannabis Establishments that have received a approval from the State of Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board. Cannabis production or Cannabis cultivation establishments based outside of the city’s jurisdiction, who provide products to establishments within the city of Las Vegas’ jurisdiction must also be licensed. 

*While we understand the links and names of forms still have the name of marijuana we are slowly working to fix that as there are many links and cross links that will break when we start changing names.

Cannabis Establishment Information

Cannabis Establishment Information

Pursuant to state legislation codified in NRS Chapters 678A to 678D, inclusive, cannabis-related establishments and services are authorized to conduct business within the State, subject to State and local regulation. 

Federal law and related regulations classify cannabis as a Schedule 1 controlled substance and prohibit cannabis sales, production, and cultivation federally.

Cannabis Establishments include both medical and adult use facilities. Applications for a city-based business license for cannabis establishments will only be accepted with proof of:

Any cannabis production or cultivation establishment that provides product to a city-based cannabis establishment is required to apply for a business license and await City Council approval.

Cannabis Social Use Venues

Cannabis Social Use Venues

In 2019, the city of Las Vegas passed an ordinance to allow cannabis consumption activity to take place within a licensed Social Use Venue.  However, until state law allows, Social Use Venues are not currently legal in Nevada.
Land Use Information

Land Use Information

All cannabis establishments require an approved Special Use Permit.  You will be required to submit an application for a pre-application conference. Click here to submit that request.

If you have any questions, please email cannabis@lasvegasnevada.gov.

Support Businesses

Support Businesses

A cannabis support business, medical or retail, is one that provides goods or services to a cannabis establishment and receives at least fifty percent (50%) of its annual revenue from licensed cannabis establishments. Cannabis establishments include cultivation, production, dispensing and laboratory facilities. Businesses that qualify as a cannabis distributor transportation contractor are not considered retail cannabis support businesses.

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