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Know the Law Regarding Phase 3 Retail Round 1 


104.06.1 (c) Type 10 Application Processing - Round 1. DCR shall, on at date starting at its sole discretion, accept Type 10 applications for processing under this subsection for a period of 14 calendar days, provided that DCR posts written notice of the processing period on its website at least 15 calendar days before the start date of the processing period.

  1. To be eligible to apply in Round 1, an Applicant shall have an individual Owner that is a Tier 1 or Tier 2 Social Equity Program Applicant verified pursuant to Subsection (b) of this section and who shall own an Equity Share in the Applicant who meets the requirements in Section 104.20. An individual may not be the Tier 1 or Tier 2 Social Equity Applicant for more than one Applicant in Round 1. An individual who is an Owner of an EMMD shall not be eligible to be the Tier 1 or Tier 2 Social Equity Program Applicant for an Applicant, but may be an Owner of an Applicant if otherwise allowed under this article.
  2.  During the 14-calendar-day application period, an Applicant shall submit, in a form and manner determined by DCR, an application that includes the following: 1) a copy of an executed lease agreement with proof of a deposit or property deed for its Business Premises; 2) an ownership and financial interest holder form; 3) a financial information form; 4) a Business Premises diagram; 5) proposed staffing and security plans; 6) a dated radius map including horizontal lines and labeling of any sensitive uses relative to a Type 10 License; 7) a labor peace agreement attestation form; 8) an indemnification agreement; and 9) all business records and agreements necessary to demonstrate that a Tier 1 or Tier 2 Social Equity Applicant owns the minimum Equity Share in the Applicant required under Section 104.20.
  3.  An Applicant's Business Premises shall meet the following requirements:
    1. The Business Premises meets all applicable requirements of Article 5 of Chapter X of this Code;
    2. The Business Premises is outside of a 700-foot radius of another Type 10 Applicant's Business Premises, as measured in the manner specified in LAMC Section 105.02(b). If two or more Round 1 Applicant's Business Premises are within a 700-foot radius of one another, the Applicant who first submitted an application that meets the requirements of this subsection shall be eligible for further processing and all other Round 1 Applicants within a 700-foot radius of the first Applicant shall be ineligible for further processing in Round 1.
    3. (iii) The Business Premises is not subject to a finding of Undue Concentration. For purposes of this subsection only, DCR shall determine whether the Business Premises is subject to a finding of Undue Concentration based upon the time and date an Applicant submitted an application that meets the requirements of this subsection.
  4. The first 75 Tier 1 Applicants and the first 25 Tier 2 Applicants who meet the requirements of this subsection shall be eligible for further processing pursuant to Section 104.06. If less than 75 Tier 1 Applicants meet the requirements of this subsection, DCR may process additional Tier 2 applications, based upon the time and date of application submission, until DCR has identified 100 Tier 1 and Tier 2 Applicants who meet the requirements of this subsection. All Applicants who submitted an application that are not eligible for further processing may apply for Type 10 Application Processing - Round 2.
  5. An Applicant shall pay all required application fees under Section 104.19 within 10 days of being issued an invoice by DCR or its application shall be deemed abandoned.