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Kara Falkenstein
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (269) 659-7230


Tim Garbine
Property Maintenance Inspector
Phone: 269-659-7215


Will Prichard
Community Development Director
Phone: (269) 659-7235


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Marihuana Business Development and Licensing

The City of Sturgis will begin accepting applications for the one remaining Adult Use Marihuana Retailer license in the Business Highway 1 (B-H1) zoning district on September 1, 2021. The window for accepting applications will close at 4:00 pm on November 23, 2021. All application documents and the application review fee must be received by the Community Development Department by this day and time. No applications will be accepted after the close of the window period.

City ordinance section 38.93 outlines the rules and regulations for Adult Use Marihuana facilities in Sturgis, including the application and review process. If you have any questions pertaining to the ordinance contact the Community Development Department at 269-659-7230.

Medical Marihuana Facilities

Under the State of Michigan's Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) the City of Sturgis has "opted in" to having five types of facilities: Class A, B, and C growers; processors; secure transporters; provisioning centers; and safety compliance facilities. Below is a copy of the most recent local ordinance outlining the application process and rules for facilities as well as an application for a local permit.

Adult-Use Recreational Marihuana Establishments

Under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA) the City of Sturgis has provided for the local licensure of the following Adult-Use Recreational establishments: Class A, B, and C growers; processors; retailers; safety compliance facilities; secure transporters; and marihuana microbusinesses. Below is a copy of the local ordinance outlining the application process and rules for establishments, as well as an application for a local license.

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