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Location Approvals- Cannabis, Car Dealers, Liquor Licenses

Location approval for car dealers, liquor licenses and marijuana businesses.

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Zoning verification maps for cannabis businesses 

Development Services provides zoning verification maps for marijuana license applications. Most marijuana license applications–and Land Use Compatibility statements–get local approval through the Office of Civic and Community Life. 

If you need a zoning verification map for your marijuana license application, please email Location Approvals

Please include the following information in your email: 

  • Name, address and phone number for applicant 

  • Address of business 

  • Description of business – retail, production, agriculture, other 

There is a fee of $71 for the zoning verification map. We'll notify you by email how to pay the fee online or over the phone. We'll email you the zoning verification map within two business days of payment. 

Hemp handlers and location approvals

Development Services provides land use compatibility statement location approval for Oregon Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Handlers. These applications should be emailed to Location Approvals. There is a $294 fee for processing these applications. We'll return the signed application to you within two to three weeks of payment.  

Location approval for car dealers- DMV applications  

For DMV applicants requiring signatures on their applications, please email Location Approvals a PDF of the completed form (leaving the City portion blank).

Please include the following information in your email: 

  • Name of Applicant 

  • Address of Applicant 

  • Phone Number of Applicant 

  • Description of business. Whether you do car sales, wholesale sales, have a home office or something else, explain it in your email.

  • Description of operation. Explain if you store all vehicles inside of a building, if you store or display vehicles outside or if there are no vehicles at the site.

  • Please give us the address where you would like the signed application return mailed to you. 

There is a fee of $71 for the City signature on the application form. Once we have your application, we'll email you how to pay the fee online or over the phone. We'll mail you the signed application within two business days of payment. The Oregon DMV requires original signatures on the application form. 

Zoning verification maps for liquor licenses 

Development Services provides zoning verification maps for liquor license applications. The liquor license application is subject to local approval through the Office of Civic and Community Life

If you need a zoning verification map for your liquor license application, please email your request to Location Approvals

Please include the following information in your email: 

  • Address of business 

  • Description of business. Explain if you have a restaurant, store, wholesale, warehouse, home business or something else.

There is no fee for the zoning verification map. You will receive a PDF of the map within two business days of your request. 

Please note: 

  • Home businesses are subject to restrictions in the Zoning Code. Your home business can't conduct retail sales. All activities associated with the business must take place within fully enclosed structures. You can't have employees unless approved through a Type B Home Occupation permit.

  • If you have a convenience store, you must meet more Zoning Code requirements before you can receive a map. There is a $1,235 fee for review of these requirements. A convenience store is a retail grocery store that is:

    • under 4,000 square feet in area

    • requires a package store liquor license

    • open more than 15 hours a day

  • If your business is in a residential area, you must include documentation. This documentation explains the City approval you have to operate a business in a residential area. Hours of operation may not extend into the period of 11 pm to 6 am. There is a $71 fee for document review.

Contact

Zoning Information Line

Development Services

phone number503-823-7526

Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. Leave a message with a phone number, the project address, and your questions.

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