Marijuana Licensing Requirements
The Town of Winter Park’s Town Council recently passed Ordinance 559 (see ordinance below for detail) regarding Marijuana Businesses and Licensing on July 20, 2021. Three licenses will be available, two in the Downtown District and one in Old Town (refer to the zoning map below or the ordinance for more details). The Town of Winter Park application process will be a two-phased application approach with a lottery system.
In April 2020, the voters of Winter Park approved the levying of a tax on marijuana sales within the community. The Town has worked over the past year to develop regulations governing the licensing and operation of retail and medical marijuana dispensaries in addition to other associated marijuana regulations. More details about the specific regulations can be found in the links below, Ordinance 559 and Resolution 1868.
Application Phase 1 Process
Marijuana Regulated Business License Application – Town of Winter Park has a two-phase application process with lottery. Three licenses will be available, two licenses will be available in the “Downtown Zone” and one license will be available in “The Old Town Zone” (see zoning map below). The phase one application can be found below. The phase one application process will be open for 60 days, starting Friday, August 27, 2021. The last day to turn in the phase one application to the Town Clerk will be 5 p.m. (MST), Monday, October 25, 2021. The preferred way to turn in the phase one application is to set up an appointment via email with the Town Clerk, Dani Jardee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Town Clerk, Dani Jardee at email@example.com.