On September 16, 2020, the City of Pacific Grove City Council adopted ordinance No. 20-022 to create a licensing process to allow a single storefront cannabis dispensary (which can sell adult and medicinal cannabis products) within the City. Under this ordinance, the cannabis dispensary cannot be located within 600-foot radius of a school (K through 12th Grade), 200-foot radius of the Pacific Grove Youth Center and the Pacific Grove Community Center, 100-foot radius of Family Day Care, or within any area identified by the Chief of Police.
The City of Pacific Grove will begin accepting Retail Cannabis License applications and proposals from all interested starting Tuesday, September 22, 2020. The deadline to submit complete applications will be 4p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2020. The City anticipates publishing a dedicated webpage for the Cannabis Licensing Program on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. The webpage will contain all necessary information relevant to the application submittal process.