Cannabis Retailers, Processors and Producers

Director's Rules for cannabis businesses are under review. Two stakeholder feedback sessions on these rules were held online on June 2 and 3, 2021 and changes were made based on that input. If you have feedback on these final proposed rules, please email

Table of Cannabis Business Rules

Cannabis Business FINAL Proposed New and Amended Rules

Summary of Industry Comments with Responses

Cannabis Business Rules Presentation - June 2, 2021

Cannabis businesses located in Seattle and those that come into Seattle to engage in cannabis business activities must obtain a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) license, a Seattle business license tax certificate and a Seattle marijuana regulatory business license. No cannabis businesses are allowed to operate in Seattle without a marijuana business license.

The information below is available for download: Tip 5501, Seattle Marijuana Business Licensing Information. See also Non-State Licensed Cannabis Establishment Enforcement Guidelines.

Cannabis business director's rules

TitleCity Clerk File No.Rule No.
Cannabis Business Regulations 320287 MJRs 017, 083, 086, 087, 095, 096, 099, 105, 106, 107, 110, 147, 150, 155, 310 and 410