Please note: The information on this webpage still reflects the policies and regulations that were in effect prior to Zoning Bylaw 20001 coming into effect on January 1, 2024.
If you have specific questions regarding how the current zoning regulations apply to your project, please refer to Zoning Bylaw 20001, speak with your Development Planner, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Opening a Retail Store
You can find information about approved cannabis retail locations, potential areas for cannabis retail, and buffers from sensitive uses by visiting maps.edmonton.ca and selecting "Cannabis Locations".
The following industrial zones include the Minor Industrial Use class. A Cannabis Production Facility may be developed on land within these zones so long as it complies with all the regulations of that zone and the Zoning Bylaw and receives a federal license
Business Employment Zone
Medium Industrial Zone
Heavy Industrial Zone
EIB - Ellerslie Industrial Business Zone
EIM - Ellerslie Medium Industrial Zone
EETL - Edmonton Energy and Technology Logistics Zone
EETM - Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Manufacturing Zone
Note: Applications should also comply with the Site Performance Standards and Safe Urban Environments regulations when designing screening/security features for the site (Section 5.120 and Section 5.110).
Under the Federal Cannabis Act, all producers of cannabis or cannabis products will need to be federally licensed to operate. The Government of Canada will establish application processes and criteria for people who want to become producers of legal recreational cannabis.
Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations
The federal government currently regulates licensed producers of medical cannabis through the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Find more information about cannabis for medical purposes on the Government of Canada website.