Department of Consumer Affairs – Bureau of Cannabis Control
2920 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(833) 768-5880

Mailing Address

PO Box 419106
Rancho Cordova, CA. 95741-9106

Licensing Fee Appointments

An appointment with the Bureau of Cannabis Control is required to pay licensing fees. These appointments can be made by contacting 833-287-8171, or by emailing

News Media Inquiries Only

Alex Traverso
Assistant Chief of Communications
Bureau of Cannabis Control

Other contacts/resources:

For questions about cultivation:

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, a division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, is responsible for licensing cannabis cultivators, nurseries, and processors. CalCannabis also manages the state’s track-and-trace system, which tracks all commercial cannabis and cannabis products—from cultivation to sale.

For questions about manufacturing:

The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch, a division of the California Department of Public Health, is responsible for regulating and licensing all commercial cannabis manufacturing activity in California.

For questions about pesticide regulation:

The Department of Pesticide Regulation shall develop guidelines for the use of pesticides in the cultivation of cannabis and residue in harvested cannabis.

The application of pesticides or other pest control in connection with cannabis cultivation must comply with the department’s general regulation of pesticide use.

Seller’s permits, tax issues:

For these and other related topics, visit the California Board of Equalization at

Small Business/DVBE Advocate

Small Business Liaison