Marihuana in Berkley

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On account of December 7, 2020, Opinion and Order of the Oakland County Circuit Court issued in connection with pending litigation filed against the City by various license applicants, the City of Berkley is suspending and postponing indefinitely any further processing of marijuana business license applications, including the holding of appeal hearings and site plan reviews.

Click here to see the official MARIHUANA MEMO | 12.08.2020

Where Are We Now

Application Process
Official Merit Scoring Results
OPEN RECORDS DRIVE | Individual Scoring Documents
Guidance on Marihuana Appeals Memo | 10.01.2020

Following the release of scores, the Top 3 applicants will move forward to Site Plan consideration before the Planning Commission and Final Approval before the City Council. 

Marihuana Policy Documents & Materials 

Marihuana Zoning Ordinance [Adopted December 2019]
Marihuana Licensing Ordinance 
Marihuana Business License Evaluation Merit Point System [Adopted February 3, 2020]

Allowable Locations - "Green Zone" Map [As Adopted in the Marihuana Zoning Ordinance]
Developers Meeting Presentation [Presented March 6, 2020 - Updated June 1, 2020]
Frequently Asked Questions
Marihuana Process Memo | 05.18.2020

Marihuana Business License Application Materials:
[All Items must be completed in Fillable PDF, Printed, and Signed]
Marihuana Business License Application 

Additional Stakeholder Sheet
Additional Onsite Managers Sheet

City Media Releases

(September 2020) City of Berkley Announces Merit Point Results for Marihuana Business License Applications

(September 2020) City of Berkley Marihuana Business License Application Update

(May 2020) City of Berkley Announces Updated Marihuana Business License Application Process

(February 2020) City of Berkley Has Released the Marihuana Business License Applications

(September 2019) Marihuana Ordinance Update

(June 2019) City of Berkley Plans to Accept Marihuana Applications in 2020

(February 2019) Take an Online Survey on Recreational Marihuana

(February 2019) Watch Town Hall Meeting on Recreational Marihuana


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