Fees for Marijuana License, Permit and Amendment Applications

Information about city application and license fees for marijuana license, permit and amendment applications can be found below, and in Section 32-92 and in Chapter 32 Article I of the Denver Revised Municipal Code.  

For questions about state application or license fees, visit the state’s Information for Marijuana Licensees webpage or contact the Marijuana Enforcement Division.

All medical license types (not including off-premises storage facility permits)

Social equity licensees

  • City application fee for social equity licensees - $0
  • City license fee (upon initial application) and annual renewal fee for social equity licensees - $1,500

Non-social equity licensees

  • City application fee for non-social equity licensees - $2,000
  • City license fee (upon initial application) and annual renewal fee for non-social equity licensees - $3,000

All retail license types (not including retail hospitality and sales or off-premises storage facility permits)

Social equity licensees

  • City application fee for social equity licensees - The state Marijuana Enforcement Division collects the city application fee, and the fee varies by license type. For questions about fees, visit the state’s Information for Marijuana Licensees webpage or contact the Marijuana Enforcement Division.  
  • City license fee and annual renewal fee for social equity licensees - $2,500 (waived upon initial application for a new license) 

Non-social equity licensees 

Delivery

Social equity licensees 

  • City application fee for social equity licensees - $0
  • City license fee (upon initial application) and annual renewal fee for all licensees - $2,000

Non-social equity licensees 

  • City application fee for non-social equity licensees - $500
  • City license fee (upon initial application) and annual renewal fee for all licensees - $2,000

Hospitality

Social equity licensees 

The Department began accepting applications for hospitality licenses in November 2021. The Department will not be accepting applications for hospitality licenses from non-social equity licensees until July 1, 2027.

Retail hospitality and sales

Social equity licensees 

The Department began accepting applications for retail hospitality and sales licenses in November 2021. The Department will not be accepting applications for retail hospitality and sales licenses from non-social equity licensees until July 1, 2027.

Medical and retail off-premises storage facility

Social equity licensees 

  • City application fee for social equity licensees - $0 
  • City license fee (upon initial application) and annual renewal fee for social equity licensees - $250

Non-social equity licensees 

  • City application fee for non-social equity licensees - $500
  • City license fee (upon initial application) and annual renewal fee for son-social equity licensees - $500 

Change of ownership

City application fee for all license types - $250 per license affected by the change

Modification of premises

City application fee for all license types - $300 per license affected by the change

Change of location

  • City application fee for medical stores - $1,500 per license affected by the change 
  • City application fee for retail stores - $1,500 per license affected by the change 
  • City application fee for all other license types - $1,000 per license affected by the change