Phase 3 Retail Round 1 Licensing

Introduction

Know the Law

Premises Locations

Important Notice

Application Checklist

Required Documents

Phase 3 Application FAQ

Tutorial Video

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Prepare the Following Before Applying

DCR has created a checklist to assist applicants during Phase 3 Retail Round 1 Application Processing opening on September 3, 2019. 

Using the checklist is not mandatory and is for informational purposes only. 

  • Confirm Social Equity Program Eligibility Verification Status 
    • Log in to the individual’s Accela profile  
    • Click “My Account.” 
    • Scroll down to “Contact Information” 
    • Select Actions->View. 
    • Check the “Social Equity Verification Status” textbox and ensure that it reads “SEP Tier 1 Qualified,” “SEP Tier 2 Qualified,” or “SEP Tier 1 and 2 Qualified.”
  • Know whether the proposed Business Premises is:
    • located outside of a Sensitive-Use Area
    • properly zoned 
    • an Area of Undue Concentration.
  • Know if the application is for Medical Retail and/or Adult-Use Retail 
  • Know Business Premises Address Information
  • Prepare your Required Application Documents 
  • Review & Submit the Phase 3 Retail Round 1 Application

See the sections below for additional information on each of these application elements.