California Local Regulations

The following information was last updated on March 1, 2013.

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Disclaimer: While we endeavor to keep this information as updated as possible, it should not be used without confirmation from city or county officials. Certain localities, not necessarily listed herein, may have moratoriums or temporary bans and should be consulted before opening a dispensary.

  • City Ordinances (44)

  • County Ordinances (10)

  • City Bans (193)

    Answer

    Adelanto
    Alameda
    Anaheim
    Antioch
    Apple Valley
    Arroyo Grande
    Atascadero
    Auburn
    Azusa
    Barstow
    Beaumont
    Benicia
    Blythe
    Brawley
    Brentwood
    Buellton
    Buena Park
    Calabasas
    Calexico
    Calistoga
    Camarillo
    Ceres
    Chico
    Chino
    Chula Vista
    Claremont
    Cloverdale
    Clovis
    Coalinga
    Colma
    Concord
    Corning
    Corona
    Corte Madera
    Costa Mesa
    Cypress
    Danville
    Davis
    Desert Hot Springs
    Dixon
    Downey
    Dublin
    East Palo Alto
    El Cerrito
    Elk Grove
    Emeryville
    Escalon
    Escondido
    Fairfield
    Folsom
    Fontana
    Fortuna
    Fountain Valley
    Fowler
    Fremont
    Fresno
    Fullerton
    Gardena
    Gilroy
    Glendale
    Goleta
    Grand Terrace
    Grass Valley
    Grover Beach
    Guadalupe
    Hawthorne
    Hayward
    Healdsburg
    Hemet
    Hercules
    Hermosa Beach
    Hesperia
    Highland
    Hollister
    Holtville
    Huntington Beach
    Imperial
    Imperial Beach
    Indian Wells
    Indio
    Inglewood
    Kerman
    Kingsburg
    Laguna Hills
    La Canada
    La Mirada
    La Palma
    La Puente
    La Quinta
    Laguna Niguel
    Lake Elsinore
    Lake Forest
    Larkspur
    Lawndale
    Livermore
    Lincoln
    Lodi
    Loma Linda
    Lompoc
    Los Banos
    Los Gatos
    Manhattan Beach
    Manteca
    Marina
    Mendota
    Menifee
    Merced
    Millbrae
    Milpitas
    Mission Viejo
    Modesto
    Montclair
    Monterey Park
    Moorpark
    Moraga
    Morgan Hill
    Murrieta
    Nevada City
    Newark
    Norco
    Oakdale
    Oakley
    Ontario
    Orland
    Pacific Grove
    Palm Desert
    Palos Verdes Estates*
    Paradise
    Pasadena
    Paso Robles
    Patterson
    Petaluma
    Pico Rivera
    Pinole
    Pismo Beach
    Pittsburgh
    Placentia
    Pleasant Hill
    Pleasanton
    Poway
    Rancho Mirage
    Redondo Beach
    Redwood City
    Reedley
    Ridgecrest
    Rio Vista
    Riverbank
    Riverside
    Rocklin
    Rohnert Park
    Roseville
    San Bernardino
    San Bruno
    San Jacinto
    San Juan Capistrano
    San Luis Obispo
    San Marcos
    San Pablo
    San Rafael
    Santa Ana
    Santa Clarita
    Santa Maria
    Santee
    Scotts Valley
    Seal Beach
    Seaside
    Selma
    Simi Valley
    Solvang
    Sonora
    South San Francisco
    Sunnyvale
    Susanville
    Sutter Creek
    Temecula
    Torrance
    Turlock
    Tustin
    Ukiah
    Union City
    Upland
    Vacaville
    Vista
    Wheatland
    Wildomar
    Willits
    Windsor
    Woodlake
    Woodland
    Yountville
    Yreka
    Yuba City
    Yucaipa

  • County Bans (20)

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    Amador
    Butte
    Contra Costa*
    El Dorado
    Lassen
    Los Angeles
    Madera
    Merced
    Nevada
    Orange
    Placer
    Riverside
    Sacramento
    Santa Barbara
    San Benito
    San Bernardino
    San Joaquin
    Shasta
    Sutter
    Tehama

    *Ban ordinance allows for one dispensary to remain open.