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Medical and Non-Medical Marijuana/Cannabis Code Amendments
File No. PP17-070
The project proposes changes to the San José Municipal Code including:

(1) Adoption of an ordinance of the City of San José amending Sections 20.10.040, 20.50.100, 20.70.100, 20.80.760, 20.80.765, 20.80.775, 20.80.780, 20.80.790, 20.100.1530, 20.100.1535, and 20.100.1540 of Title 20 (Zoning) of the San José Municipal Code relating to medical and non-medical marijuana to change “medical marijuana collective” to “medical cannabis collective,” “medical marijuana collective cultivation site only,” to “medical cannabis collective cultivation site only,” “medical marijuana collective dispensary site only,” to “medical cannabis collective dispensary site only,” and to add “medical cannabis business,” and “non-medical cannabis business” as newly enumerated restricted uses in specified Industrial Zoning Districts and the Downtown Primary Commercial Zoning District and to make other technical, formatting, non-substantive changes.

(2) Adoption of an ordinance of the City of San José amending Title 6 (Business Licenses and Regulations) of the San José Municipal Code by amending Chapter 6.88 to add and amend regulations pertaining to Medical Marijuana Collectives, and making other technical, non-substantive, or formatting changes. These changes include to allow each Registered Collective to conduct non-medical cannabis activities; allow each Registered Collective to deliver non-medical cannabis to customers and establish the parameters under which deliveries could take place; and approve technical changes to update the Code to align with new state laws, amend not-for-profit requirements, update definitions, and make other administrative changes.

Location: Citywide

Project Documents


Environmental Project Manager 
Krinjal Mathur
(408) 535-7874
krinjal.mathur@sanjoseca.gov