Cannabis Compliance

Key Areas of Cannabis Compliance

Note: Failure to comply with Adelanto Municipal Code will result in the revocation of local and State permits.

Excise Tax Returns are a requirement for all active cannabis operations within the City of Adelanto. Returns with payment are required to be submitted by the 15th of each month following the month of activity. Tax forms can be downloaded using the following links:
Retail Sales & Special Event Tax Return
Cultivation & Nursery Square Footage Calculation Tax Return
Manufacturing, Distribution & Testing Gross Receipts Tax Return

All cannabis permits are to be renewed annually. Please make an appointment with the Planning Department ( to submit your renewal application.
Please download an application using the following link:
Cannabis Permit Renewal Application

Business licenses are to be renewed annually. You should receive an email reminder to renew. If you do not already have a Business License with the City of Adelanto, please download the application here:
Business License Application

You must have a Certificate of Occupancy to begin your cannabis operation. If you have any questions regarding your business Certificate of Occupancy, please contact

******Changes to the tax rate and available cannabis operation permits are coming. Please check back for more information regarding these changes soon.


Kathi Bishop

Kathi Bishop

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