No. California permits its counties and cities to enact laws disapproving the operation of cannabis establishments, including marijuana dispensaries in their jurisdictions. While the state legalized marijuana and permitted the establishment of marijuana dispensaries through Proposition 64, Elk Grove prohibits the establishment and operation of marijuana dispensaries within its borders.
No. Pursuant to Section 9.31.020 of the Elk Grove Municipal Code, medical marijuana dispensaries are banned in the city. It is illegal for any entity and individual to operate or permit to be operated, a medical marijuana dispensary in or on any premises in Elk Grove.
No. You cannot purchase weed from online weed dispensaries as there are currently no dispensaries approved to sell cannabis online or at a retail storefront. The city also bans the delivery of cannabis in its municipal code.
You cannot yet visit a dispensary in Elk Grove as the city government authorizes no dispensaries to dispense cannabis.
Weed dispensaries are prohibited in Elk Grove. Hence, no specific regulations have been enacted for the establishment or operations of cannabis dispensaries in the city.
Voters in California approved Proposal 64 on November 8, 2016. As of January 1, 2018, Prop 64 legalized the recreational use of marijuana for those aged 21 and older. In Elk Grove, marijuana use remains unlawful in public areas, tobacco-free zones, within 1,000 feet of schools, daycare centers, and youth centers, and while driving or riding in a vehicle.
Consistent with the state legislation, Elk Grove restricts personal marijuana growing to no more than six plants per private dwelling or associated accessory structure. The City of Elk Grove amended its Municipal Code (Chapter 23.83) in March 2017 to impose limitations on indoor marijuana growing for personal use. Included in the city's recreational weed laws are the following:
Possession of up to 28.5 grams of marijuana and eight grams of cannabis concentrate is legal for residents aged 21 or older
Consumption of cannabis is prohibited when driving or riding as a passenger in a vehicle used for transportation
No one under the age of 21 may cultivate or have access to marijuana.
There may not be more than six marijuana plants per residence allowed to be cultivated indoors for persons aged 21 or older
The individual cultivating marijuana must be a full-time resident of the location where the plant is being cultivated
The City of Elk Grove prohibits all forms of outdoor marijuana cultivation
Personal cultivation is only permissible in a private residence or accessory building
It is prohibited for residential grow lights to exceed 1,200 watts
Personal cannabis cultivation must be conducted in a manner that does not interfere with the primary use of any kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom
Private residences or accessory structures where marijuana is grown must be secured when not in use
Cannabis cultivation cannot be visible from a public right-of-way
Without the owner's express permission, it is unlawful to cultivate marijuana in a rented residence
The emission of odors from cannabis cultivation locations in violation of the City's Code is illegal
Elk Grove's medical cannabis laws do not permit the establishment of medical cannabis establishments in the city. Per Section 9-31.030 of the city municipal code, the delivery of medical marijuana is also illegal in the city. The city allows residents to obtain medical marijuana cards or be registered as medical marijuana patients in the state. Medical marijuana patients, per Section 11362.77 of the California Health and Safety Code, may possess up to 8 ounces of dried cannabis and cultivate up to 6 mature or 12 immature cannabis plants. Such cultivation may only be done indoors at private residences or accessory structures situated upon the grounds of the private residences. The outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana is illegal in Elk Grove.
To get a medical marijuana identification (MMIC) card in Elk Grove, you must apply to the Sacramento County Department of Health Services. You can obtain application packets from the Sacramento County Office of Vital Records. Applications may only be submitted at scheduled appointments with the county office. Appointments are scheduled between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.
In order to qualify for a medical marijuana identification card, you must:
Be 18 or older
Live in Elk Grove
Have one or more of the health conditions approved by the State of California for medical marijuana
At your appointment at the Sacramento County Department of Health Services, the following will be required:
Completed MMIC application form. If you have a caregiver, the caregiver section of this form must be completed
Proof of residence in Elk Grove. This may be a recent and valid California DMV motor vehicle registration, current rent or mortgage agreement, or utility bill. The proof of residency must be in your name and have your current physical address in Elk Grove
Proof of identity, such as a California DMV driver's license or ID card, or other valid government-issued photo card
Written documentation from your attending physician or completed CDPH 9044 form recommending medical marijuana use as appropriate for one or more serious health conditions
Your physician’s name, contact information, and California medical license number
Application fee of $100, or $50 if you are a Medi-Cal beneficiary. If you are a Medi-Cal beneficiary, your Medi-Cal card is required
Applications must be submitted to:
Department of Health and Human Services
7001-A East Parkway, Suite 650
Sacramento, CA 95823
Phone: (916) 875-5345
Your medical marijuana identification card may take up to 35 days to be ready. To ensure the card is delivered, a county department of health service staff will contact you to pick up your MMIC when available.
Cannabis consumption is only encouraged on private properties in Elk Grove. No consumption may occur in public view in public buildings, multi-housing units, workplaces, and federally owned properties.
You cannot yet purchase cannabis in Elk Grove as marijuana dispensaries are prohibited in the city
Since cannabis sales are still illegal in Elk Grove, the average prices of legal cannabis and cannabis products are not yet known.
The sale of medical and recreational weed is prohibited in the City of Elk Grove.
No. It is not allowed to smoke marijuana in public in Elk Grove
Elk Grove abides by Sections 11362.1 and 11362.2 California Health and Safety Code, which permits adults 21 or older to possess up to 28.5 grams of cannabis, 8 grams of concentrated cannabis, and cultivate up to six cannabis plants at home.
Shipping cannabis across state lines into Elk Grove is illegal as marijuana remains a controlled or banned substance federally. Hence, transporting cannabis from another state (even if weed is legal in that jurisdiction) into Elk Grove may attract huge fines and long-term jail sentences.
No. Consumers cannot yet order cannabis online in Elk Grove as cannabis dispensaries are prohibited.
No. There are no approved weed dispensaries in Elk Grove
No. Tourists cannot use cannabis dispensaries in Elk Grove as the city places a ban on the operations of cannabis dispensaries.
There are no dispensaries approved to sell weed in Elk Grove.
Elk Grove has not yet approved the operations of weed dispensaries within its borders
Since cannabis dispensaries are not yet approved in Elk Grove, cannabis consumers cannot yet legally visit retail outlets.
Currently, no marijuana dispensaries are approved to operate within Elk Grove.
Marijuana dispensaries do not yet operate in the City of Elk Grove.
There are currently no authorized marijuana dispensaries within the City of Elk Grove.
Currently, the City of Elk Grove does not allow marijuana dispensaries to operate within its limits.
Elk Grove does not authorize marijuana dispensaries to operate within its jurisdiction.
Presently, there are no city-approved marijuana dispensaries in Elk Grove.
Elk Grove does not have a cannabis regulatory agency at this time.
If you notice or suspect illegal cannabis operations in your area in Elk Grove, you may report it to the city through any of the following:
Elk Grove Code Enforcement Line: (916) 627-3333
Elk Grove Police Department: (916) 687-3023
Ask Elk Grove: (916) 691-CITY (2489)