Marijuana Business License

Marijuana Business License Information

Marijuana businesses in Colorado are licensed and regulated by local and state authorities. Marijuana licensing regulations are found in the Code of Ordinances and in the Marijuana Licensing Rules and Regulations. The City Clerk oversees the licensing process and the City Administrator serves as the local Marijuana Licensing Authority.

Article II - Medical Marijuana                                                                                     Amendments
Article III - Retail Marijuana                                                                                        Medical Marijuana Regulations 
Article IV - Marijuana Residential Cultivation Restrictions                                    Retail Marijuana Regulations 
  Lafayette Marijuana Licensing Rules & Regulations

The City licenses the following marijuana businesses: (click on the business type to view the application packet)
Retail Medical Medical / Retail Co-Location
Cultivation Cultivation Store
Store Center (store)
Products Manufacturer Products Manufacturer
Marijuana Testing Facility Marijuana Testing Facility

Marijuana business licenses are valid for one year from the date of issuance. An Application for Renewal must be submitted to the City Clerk no later than 45 days before the license expires.

Contact the City Clerk for assistance with Change of Ownership; Change in Manager, Financier or Corporate Structure; Change of Location or Modification of the Premises.

Marijuana Business Licensing Fees must be submitted with each application in the form of a certified check or a money order, made payable to the City of Lafayette.


Colorado Department of Revenue-Marijuana Enforcement Division
Colorado Medical and Retail Rules and Regulations


Lafayette City Clerk's Office
Susan Koster
Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Office