Retail Marijuana Fees#
All fees are payable to the City of Fort Collins - Options for payment include:
ONLINE PAYMENT of fees is the preferred method.
NEW-Online: Pay City Fee online - link below-Register for your account.
Fees for paying online are as follows: ECheck - $.50. For Debit/Credit card payments is 2% plus $.25, then 2.75% over $2500. If you choose to pay by ECheck make sure you have the correct account and routing number; if incorrect, you will be charged additional fees.
By Mail check or money order: Mail fees to The City of Fort Collins, Clerk’s Office: Attn: Marijuana Licensing Clerk: City Clerk's Office 300 LaPorte Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521
By in person: Licensees can drop off a check(s) in person at the City Clerk's office during business hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F, except for holidays)
Questions about fees or payment please email questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to the Marijuana Enforcement Division for their fee schedule.
Fees for Marijuana Licenses and Amendment Applications#
Note in 2023 and 2024, the City of Fort Collins will be increasing all fees.
License application fees (set by State statute and collected by the State):
Application fees are non-refundable. If an applicant does not successfully obtain a local license, they may request a refund of the license fee by emailing a completed refund marijuana request form to the marijuana licensing
For questions about social equity application and license fees with the City of Fort Collins, please contact: marijuana licensing
For facilities not currently licensed for retail marijuana in Fort Collins. The State (MED) Licensing Authority will collect fees pursuant to Article 10. See Marijuana Enforcement Division Fee Schedule. The applicant will need a separate check at the MED. The MED will send the local licensing authority (City of Fort Collins) the Retail Application Fees along with the application.
Refer to the state website found here
|Retail Marijuana Application Fees||Fees-Current 2023|
|Social Equity Retail Marijuana Application Fee||email marijuana licensing|
|Retail Marijuana Store with existing medical store||(collected by the MED)|
|Retail Marijuana Cultivation Facility (RMCF)||(collected by the MED)|
|Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturer (RMPMF)||(collected by the MED)|
|Retail Marijuana Testing Facility (RMT)||(collected by the MED)|
|Retail Marijuana Business Operator (RMO)||(collected by the MED)|
Retail Marijuana License Fees#
|Retail Marijuana License Fees||2023 Fees||Fees 2024|
|Social Equity Licensees||email marijuana licensing||email marijuana licensing|
|Retail Marijuana Store (RMJS)||$3106||$3,216|
|Retail Marijuana Cultivation Facility (RMCF)||$2071||$2,144|
|Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturer (RMPMF)||$2071||$2,144|
|Retail Marijuana Testing Facility (RMT)||$2071||$2,144|
|Retail Marijuana Business Operator (RMO)||$2071||$2,144|
Retail Marijuana Operating Fee (Annual)#
|Retail Marijuana Operating Fees||2023 Fees||Fees 2024|
|Social Equity Licensee|
|Retail Marijuana Store (RMJS)||$5177||$5,360|
|Retail Marijuana Cultivation Facility (RMCF)||$3106||$3,216|
|Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturer (RMPMF)||$3106||$3,216|
|Retail Marijuana Testing Facility (RMT)||$3106||$3,216|
|Retail Marijuana Business Operator (RMO)||$3106||$3,216|
Retail Marijuana Other Amendment Application Fees#
|Retail Marijuana Other Amendment Application Fees||2023 Fees||Fees 2024|
|Transfer of ownership to a new entity||$2589||$2,680|
|Change of ownership makeup of current licensee||$1035||$1,072|
|Change of location||$1035||$1,072|
|Trade name change||$104||$107|
Manager registration: combined licenses $ (medical/retail). Note: one payment for medical MJ Fee and one payment for retail MJ fee (i.e. $52+$52=$104)
Single License: $78
$78 single license
$80 single license
|Modification of premises||$518||$536|
|Renewal of each license||$518||$536|
|Reinstatement of license (note: no more late renewals in 2020)||$518||$536|
|Exemptions from Change owner applications||$207||$214|
- Provide any legal advice, including whether or not a business model may or may not work in Fort Collins. Please read the state and local laws and consult your own attorney.
- Make recommendations regarding the purchase of marijuana from particular businesses.
- Direct you to owners that may be interested in selling their business(es).