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    DCR Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend

    January 13, 2022

      DCR will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend Friday, January 14, 2022 to Monday, January 17, 2022 Licensing analysts are reviewing and processing applications during the holiday closure. Inspections previously scheduled will

  • Expedited Services Available Beginning December 27, 2021
    Expedited Services Available Beginning December 27, 2021

    December 23, 2021

    Beginning December 27, 2021, Applicants and Licensees may request expedited processing of application or modification records by emailing dcrlicensing@lacity.org within 72-hours of submitting a complete Pre-Application Review, Temporary Approval, or

  • Virtual Public Counter is Closed December 24-31, 2021
    DCR Virtual Public Counter is Closed December 24-31, 2021

    December 15, 2021

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) will be closed December 24 to December 31, 2021.  During this time, the virtual public counter will be closed, including phone lines and email correspondence. However, all other DCR activities will

  • DCR Update New Licenses and Licensing Process Available October 1, 2021; Licensing Webinars Available October 12 and October 26
    Beginning Oct 1, 2021- New Licenses and a New Licensing Process + Webinar on 10/12 and 10/26

    October 1, 2021

    On October 1, 2021, the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) began accepting new applications for the following commercial cannabis activities via the DCR Licensing Portal: Delivery Only (Limited to Social Equity Applicants Only) Delivery

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    DCR’s Licensing Portal Temporarily Disabled September 1, 2021

    August 31, 2021

    Access to DCR’s Licensing Portal will be temporarily disabled Wednesday, September 1, beginning at 12:00 a.m., through Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. for maintenance and updates to our licensing system associated with modification

  • Updates Regarding Application and License Processes
    DCR Update: Update Regarding Application and License Processes

    August 9, 2021

    The communication below was sent to all Applicants and Licensees through DCR's Licensing Portal (Accela).  +++ The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) is making certain changes to its licensing processes as described below.  Notice of

  • Submission of Pre-Applications May Be Unavailable Until October 1, 2021
    DCR Licensing Portal Update: Submission of Pre-Applications May Be Unavailable Until October 1, 2021

    July 6, 2021

    Applicants and Licensees: Ordinance Nos. 187094 and 187095 became effective as of July 1, 2021. These ordinances make significant amendments to Articles 4 and 5 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) governing cannabis regulation and cannabis

  • February 24, 2021 Department Update Los Angeles City Council approves ordinance 186919 concerning renewal fee payment extensions for Department of Cannabis Regulation applicants and licensees. Please click for more details.
    Los Angeles City Council Approves Ordinance 186919

    February 24, 2021

    Renewal Fee Payment Extensions for Department of Cannabis Regulation Applicants and Licensees On February 10, 2021, the Los Angeles City Council approved Ordinance 186919 (the “Ordinance”) that (1) allows for a one-time late submission of 2020 and

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    DCR’s Licensing Portal Temporarily Disabled

    October 19, 2020

    Access to DCR’s Licensing Portal will be temporarily disabled Monday, October 19, 2020 beginning at 12:00 p.m. through Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. for internal maintenance in preparation for new application processing the October 20, 2020

  • Updates
    Update: 10/8 CRC Executive Director’s Report and Tutorial Videos

    October 16, 2020

    On Thursday, October 8, 2020, Executive Director Packer provided an Executive Director's report presentation during a special Cannabis Regulation Commission meeting.  The report presentation provided an update regarding the status of the City’s