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REVIEW THE STATE & LOCAL APPLICATION PROCESS
First, applicants should review the flowchart outlining the permitting procedure at the state and local level. Click here to review the Guidance Document developed by the city.
COMPLETE REQUIRED CANNABIS CONTROL COMMISSION (CCC) APPLICATIONS
Second, applicants must complete their CCC Application of Intent (without an HCA Form), and Management and Operations Profile before starting the local application process.
NEGOTIATE A HOST COMMUNITY AGREEMENT (HCA) WITH NEW BEDFORD
Applicants seeking an HCA are required to complete the following forms:
- Screening Form / Application for Marijuana Establishment Host Community Agreement (PDF
- The Screening Form / Application for a Marijuana Establishment Host Community Agreement (HCA) PDF includes information about the HCA process and application materials. A completed screening form is required for all negotiations.
- Host Community Agreement (HCA) Checklist
Applicants may use the HCA Checklist as an aid in putting together application materials
PROCEED TO STEP 4 UPON RECEIVING AN HCA FROM THE CITY OF NEW BEDFORD & A STATE PROVISIONAL LICENSE
APPLY FOR A SPECIAL PERMIT THROUGH THE PLANNING BOARD
Applicants may apply for a Planning Board Special Permit only after receiving an HCA and Provisional License from the state. Click here for the Planning Board Special Permit Application and Instructions.