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On November 8, 2016, the voters of the City of Pittsburg approved Measure J, allowing for implementation of a Marijuana Business Tax on all commercial marijuana businesses that may operate within the City, with the maximum marijuana business tax rate is 10% on all marijuana related transactions.

On March 19, 2018, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 18-1442, amending PMC Title 5 to allow for the use of cannabis within medical and nonmedical product manufacturing, and establishing procedures for issuing medical and nonmedical commercial cannabis permits.

The City of Pittsburg allows for a limited number commercial cannabis businesses of the types below:

  • Type 6 (Manufacturers)
  • Type 7 (Manufacturers)
  • Type 8 (Testing Laboratories)
  • Type 11 (Distributors)

Other, commercial cannabis businesses including but not limited to, cultivation, dispensaries, and retail deliveries of cannabis in the City of Pittsburg remain prohibited.

Click Below to View the Municipal Code:

The City is now accepting preliminary applications for Commercial Cannabis Permits.  If you are a business interested in applying for a Commercial Cannabis Permit as outline above, please click here.


Last updated: 10/2/2018 9:21:07 AM