The Office of Marijuana Ventures and Entrepreneurship

Homegrown Detroit 

The amended City of Detroit Adult-use Marijuana Ordinance has been passed by City Council. The City of Detroit has opened the application process for those licenses that are Unlimited, they include Growers, Processors, Safety Compliance Labs, Event Organizers, and Transportation Licenses. Instructions can be found below. Check back here soon for information on when Retail license applications will be accepted.

Steps to Obtain a License

Getting started

Review below the steps to get started in operating an adult-use or medical marijuana facility.

Before you apply for a license you must complete the Buildings, Safety, and Engineering and Environmental Department (BSEED) Zoning and Building Permit Process.

Once you receive the required zoning and permits you may complete the following steps.

 

Step 1: Get approved by the State of Michigan

Step 2: Tax Clearance

  • All individual members/stakeholders/officers of the entity and the entity itself should submit an individual clearance application in addition to the business clearance for the corporation/LLC (if applicable)
  • Please indicate that you are applying for a marijuana license in your application
  • Apply Here


Once you have completed the above steps, you will be ready to move to the steps below

 

Step 3: License Application Checklist

 

Step 4: Apply For a License

​Note: No mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will be accepted. Electronic applications only.

Questions?

 

Types of Licenses

A business licensed under the MMFLA that is commercial entity located in this state that purchases marijuana from a grower or processor and sells, supplies, or provides marijuana to qualifying patients, directly or through the registered primary caregivers or patients. Provisioning center includes any commercial property where marijuana is sold at retail to qualifying patients or primary caregivers. A noncommercial location used by a primary caregiver to assist a qualifying patient connected to the caregiver through the state’s marijuana registration process in accordance with the MMMA, is not a provisioning center for the purposes of this article.

A business licensed under the MRTMA and this article that many obtain marijuana from adult-use marijuana and sell to individuals who are 21 years of age or older and to other adult-use marijuana establishments.

A business that is licensed under the MRTMA and this article to permit adults 21 years of age and older to consume marijuana products at a commercial location designated by the state operating license.

A business licensed under the MRTMA and this article that cultivates up to 150 marijuana plants or more as allowed by the State of Michigan, processes, and packages marijuana, and sells or otherwise transfers marijuana to individuals who are 21 years of age or older to a safety compliance facility, but not to other adult-use marijuana establishments or medical marijuana facilities.

A business licensed under the MMFLA or MRTMA and his article, located in this state, which cultivates, dries, trims, or cures and packages marijuana for sale or transfer to a medical marijuana facility or an adult-use marijuana establishment, and is licensed as class A, B, or C adult-use grower, or Class A, B, or C medical grower.

A business licensed under the MRTMA or the MMFLA and this article, located in this state, that, that obtains marijuana from a medical marijuana facility or an adult-use marijuana establishment and that processes marijuana for sale and transfer in a packaged form to a medical marijuana facility or an adult-use marijuana establishment.

A business licensed under the MRTMA or the MMFLA and this article that tests marijuana for contaminants and potency or as required by the MRTMA or the MMFLA for a primary caregiver, medical marijuana facility, or adult-use marijuana establishment.

A business licensed under the MRTMA or the MMFLA and this article, that stores marijuana and transports marijuana between medical marijuana facilities or adult-use marijuana establishments for a fee.

Marijuana event organizer means a state license holder authorized to apply for a temporary marijuana event license in accordance with the MRTMA.

Temporary marijuana event permit license means a permit license held by a marijuana event organizer under this article and the MRTMA, which the state has approved, authorizing an event where the onsite sale or consumption of marijuana products, or both, are authorized at the location and on the dates indicated on the state operating license