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Social Equity Information

Business and Professions Code section 26246, subdivision (b) provides for the Bureau to post local equity ordinances that have been enacted by local jurisdictions on its website as well as model local equity ordinances that have been created by advocacy groups and experts and submitted to the Bureau. Below are links for local equity ordinances that have been approved by the local jurisdiction and model local equity ordinances that have been submitted to the Bureau.

Interested parties should contact the local government entity responsible for licensing commercial cannabis businesses in their city or county for information on their social equity program and how to qualify as a social equity applicant or licensee.

For information on the equity grant funding provided to local jurisdictions, please visit the Local Jurisdiction Equity Grant Funding page.

Local Equity Ordinances Approved by Local Jurisdictions

Model Equity Ordinances Created by Advocacy Groups and Experts