The City of Hawthorne has initiated the application process for Cannabis Business Licenses.  The City will accept applications December 19, 2022 until January 19, 2023.

Reservations are recommended for applicants and those can be made through the city’s website.  All applications are due by 2PM on January 19, 2023. Interested parties can refer to the application informational packet for submission instructions. The City will also hold an informational meeting for prospective applicants via Zoom on December 29, 2022 at 5:00 PM.  Please use the following link to register: Cannabis Business License Information Webinar.

Hawthorne City Council voted to adopt Ordinance No. 2235 on November 8, 2022 allowing commercial cannabis businesses to operate in the city.  The ordinance went into effect on December 8, 2022 and enables in-home cultivation as well as a maximum of 6 retail businesses and 8 delivery businesses within the city.

For more information about the licensing process, fees and cannabis industry in the City of Hawthorne, please visit