Medical Cannabis Delivery or Massage Establishment

Businesses/Persons interested in applying for a permit for medical cannabis (marijuana) delivery or a massage establishment within the City of Emeryville must complete the attached application and submit with all supporting documents to:

City of Emeryville
Police Department 
2449 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

The information provided in this application shall be confidential, and shall not be subject to public inspection or disclosure, except as may be required by federal, state or local law or pursuant to valid subpoena or court order. Disclosure of information shall not be deemed a waiver of confidentiality by the applicant or any individual named in the application. The City shall incur no liability for the inadvertent or negligent disclosure of such information. Issued permits for medical cannabis (marijuana) delivery or massage establishments are not transferrable.

The Police Chief reserves the right to seek additional information from the applicant(s) as allowed under applicable law.

Medical Cannabis (Marijuana) Delivery
Emeryville Municipal Code. Title 5, Chapter 28

Medical cannabis (marijuana) dispensaries that operate lawfully in neighboring jurisdictions are allowed to deliver marijuana to qualified patients or their primary caregivers located in Emeryville.

The applicant shall provide the following information, under penalty of perjury, and shall sign and affirm the minimum standards of qualification for a permit to deliver marijuana to a qualified patient or primary giver located within Emeryville.

  • Name and address of the applicant(s).
  • Certificate of insurance demonstrating ability to comply with insurance requirements, in a form acceptable to the City.
  • Business/Organization name and address.
  • Copies of applicable authorizing state and local licenses and permits issued to applicant allowing it to operate a marijuana dispensary in another jurisdiction.
  • Listing of all vehicles and devices to be used for the delivery of marijuana to a qualified patient or primary caregiver in Emeryville.
  • Identity of all persons who will deliver marijuana on behalf of the dispensary to qualified patients located in Emeryville. Such individuals must be at least 21 years of age at the time of submittal of the application.
  • Background check application for each applicant, business owner, and personnel/employee.
  • Application fee payable to the City, as determined by the current Master Fee Schedule (contact the Finance Department for the correct fee amount).
Massage Establishment
Emeryville Municipal Code. Title 5, Chapter 11

Applicants wishing to operate a massage establishment within the City of Emeryville shall provide the following information, under penalty of perjury, and shall sign and affirm the minimum standards of qualification to operate a massage establishment located within Emeryville.

  • Name and address of the applicant(s).
  • Background check application for each applicant, business owner, and personnel/employee.
  • State of the nature and character of the business.
  • Proof and results of safety inspection of the business premises, as performed by a City Building Inspector within twelve (12) months prior to the date of the application. A certificate of occupancy issued within twelve (12) months prior to the date of the application shall satisfy this requirement.
  • Application fee payable to the City, as determined by the current Master Fee Schedule (contact the Finance Department for the correct fee amount).

To download the application click here.