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§ 15001.1. Issuance of Provisional License.

4 CA ADC § 15001.1BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 19. Department of Cannabis Control
Chapter 1. All Licensees
Article 2. Applications
4 CCR § 15001.1
§ 15001.1. Issuance of Provisional License.
(a) Until June 30, 2022, the Department may, in its sole discretion, issue a provisional license to a commercial cannabis business if:
(1) The applicant submits a complete application, in accordance with section 15002, and the required application fee to the Department on or before March 31, 2022.
(2) For an application for a license that includes cultivation activities, the applicant provides any of the following documents:
(A) A final streambed alteration agreement;
(B) A draft streambed alteration agreement provided by the Department of Fish and Wildlife and signed and returned to the Department of Fish and Wildlife;
(C) Written verification by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that a streambed alteration agreement is not needed; or
(D) Written verification by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that the applicant submitted a notification described in section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code, submitted payment of applicable fees pursuant to section 1609 of the Fish and Game Code, and is responsive to the Department of Fish and Wildlife as prescribed in section 26050.2 of the Business and Professions Code.
(3) Issuance of the license would not cause the commercial cannabis business to hold multiple cultivation licenses on contiguous premises to exceed one acre of total canopy for outdoor cultivation, or 22,000 square feet for mixed-light or indoor cultivation, if the application is received on or after January 1, 2022. For purposes of this subsection, premises will be considered contiguous if they are connected, touching, or adjoining.
(b) After June 30, 2022, and until September 30, 2022, the Department may, in its sole discretion, issue a provisional license for cultivation to a commercial cannabis business if:
(1) The applicant submits a complete application, in accordance with section 15002, and the required application fee to the Department on or before June 30, 2022.
(2) The commercial cannabis business is not applying for a cultivation license for a premises that exceeds 20,000 square feet of total canopy for outdoor cultivation.
(3) The commercial cannabis business provides any of the following documents:
(A) A final streambed alteration agreement;
(B) A draft streambed alteration agreement provided by the Department of Fish and Wildlife and signed and returned to the Department of Fish and Wildlife;
(C) Written verification by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that a streambed alteration agreement is not needed; or
(D) Written verification by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that the applicant has submitted a notification described in section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code, submitted payment of applicable fees pursuant to section 1609 of the Fish and Game Code, and is responsive to the Department of Fish and Wildlife as prescribed in section 26050.2 of the Business and Professions Code.
(4) Issuance of the license would not cause the commercial cannabis business to hold multiple cultivation licenses on contiguous premises to exceed one acre of total canopy for outdoor cultivation, or 22,000 square feet for mixed-light or indoor cultivation, if the application is received on or after January 1, 2022. For the purposes of this subsection, premises will be considered contiguous if they are connected, touching, or adjoining.
(c) After June 30, 2022, and until June 30, 2023, the Department may, in its sole discretion, issue a provisional license to a local equity license applicant, as defined in section 26240(c) of the Business and Professions Code, if:
(1) The applicant submits a complete application, in accordance with section 15002, and the required application fee to the Department on or before March 31, 2023.
(2) For an application for a license that includes cultivation activities, the following conditions are met:
(A) The local equity license applicant provides any of the following documents:
(i) A final streambed alteration agreement;
(ii) A draft streambed alteration agreement provided by the Department of Fish and Wildlife and signed and returned to the Department of Fish and Wildlife;
(iii) Written verification by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that a streambed alteration agreement is not needed; or
(iv) Written verification by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that the applicant has submitted a notification described in section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code, submitted payment of applicable fees pursuant to section 1609 of the Fish and Game Code, and is responsive to the Department of Fish and Wildlife as prescribed in section 26050.2 of the Business and Professions Code.
(B) The local equity applicant is not applying for a cultivation license for a premises that exceeds one acre of total canopy for outdoor cultivation, or 22,000 square feet for mixed-light or indoor cultivation.
(C) Issuance of the license would not cause the local equity applicant to hold multiple cultivation licenses on contiguous premises to exceed one acre of total canopy for outdoor cultivation, or 22,000 square feet for mixed-light or indoor cultivation. For the purposes of this subsection, premises will be considered contiguous if they are connected, touching, or adjoining.
Note: Authority cited: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050.2, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 9-27-2021 as an emergency; operative 9-27-2021 (Register 2021, No. 40). This filing is a deemed emergency pursuant to Business and Professions Code sections 26013(b)(3) and 26153.1(k). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-28-2022 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
This database is current through 11/12/21 Register 2021, No. 46
4 CCR § 15001.1, 4 CA ADC § 15001.1
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