Modification of Premises

COVID-19 Response:

As state public health officials are calling for “social distancing,” consistent with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the Marijuana Enforcement Division is adopting measures to minimize exposure between employees and also between employees and the public.

  • Starting Wednesday, March 18, MED Business operations will continue and services to the public will remain available, however, all MED office lobbies will not be open to the public. During this time, MED is providing modified licensing services, outlined below. Other than these adjustments to our licensing processes, it is business as usual at MED.

MED licensed marijuana business owners that intend to make any modification to a MED licensed premises must submit an application describing the intended modification and receive approval prior to any work taking place.  The business owner must submit the Report of Changes Application, along with:

  • a  diagram of the current layout of the licensed premises and a separate diagram detailing the proposed change(s) – including security equipment locations 
  • any revisions made to an existing lease due to the modification 
  • proof of any landlord's consent to the intended modification
  • the full application fee 

Note that the local authority within whose jurisdiction the businesses operates may also need to approve the modification, please check with your local licensing authority prior to making any modifications. 

Applications may be submitted to the LAKEWOOD OFFICE ONLY: 

  •  Mail-In: Marijuana Enforcement Division
    1707 Cole Blvd., Suite 300
    Lakewood, CO 80401

  • Dropped-Off:  MED' Lakewood Office will provide a secure receptacle for applicants to drop-off their new owner license applications from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays until further notice.         

Prior to Submission - DON’T FORGET:

  • Payment: The MED cannot complete its intake of your application without your payment of requisite fees. 

    • Please include a check, money order or credit card authorization with your application submission. NO CASH will be accepted. 

    • The MED is also offering an online payment link option available via Colorado Interactive Payment System. For applicants seeking to use this online payment link option, following receipt of your application, a MED staff member will contact you via email with the link to submit your payment. PLEASE NOTE: inaccurate payment may delay the issuance of your license. Full and proper payment is required, so please double check your payment before submitting it! For a summary of fees, please see the MED’s fee schedule.