Encinitas, CA Real Estate | Cannabis Regulations & Applications

Cannabis Status: Pending

Encinitas is poised to become the latest city in the San Diego metropolitan area to open up for adult-use cannabis business. Located in the North County area, Encinitas is a scenic beach town well known for its famous surf spots and pleasant weather. Once open, Encinitas will be one of the only towns in the nearby area with adult-use cannabis available.

Name: Encinitas, California
Population: 62,780
Median Income: $116,022
Uses: Retail, Mixed-Light and Indoor Cultivation, Non-Volatile Manufacturing, Cannabis Kitchens, and Distribution

City Cannabis Overview: Encinitas is set to introduce their cannabis ordinance during their August 11th city council meeting. Following a second reading the ordinance will move on to the California Coastal Commission for final approval.

City officials expect to begin accepting applications at some point in late November or early December.

Encinitas, CA Cannabis & Commercial Real Estate Research

Uses: Retail, Mixed-Light and Indoor Cultivation, Non-Volatile Manufacturing, Cannabis Kitchens, and Distribution

Distance Requirement: 

Retail: 1000 feet from Schools K-12; Day care center; Youth Center, other retailer, Playgrounds

All other uses: 600-foot radius of a school providing instruction in kindergarten or any grades 1 through 12, day care center, or youth center

Cap of Business: Encinitas will have a cap of four retail licenses and no caps on all other license types.

Tax Rate: TBD

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Introduction of Ordinance No. 2021-04, regulating Cannabis activity in the City of Encinitas consistent with the voter-approved Ordinance No. 2020-18 (Measure H).


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We guide businesses through their journey to buy, sell, apply, or operate legal cannabis licenses.

The cannabis industry is very complex and you will need a range of support teams to help you operate successfully. We have found the right formula for finding eligible properties and work with our clients to build compliance processes or applications that will help operate smoothly in Encinitas.

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From beginning to end of your operations, we will help you succeed with a cannabis license or transaction in Encinitas.

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Available Encinitas Cannabis Business & Property Listings

Review our Encinitas cannabis real estate for sale or lease below. We also have businesses in Encinitas for sale with a cannabis license if listed on this list below. Contact us for more information and sign up to be a buyer or a seller on our website to get started with your property in the state of California.

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