Get a consultation for your cannabis consumption lounge plans

Save time and money by meeting with the Department of Public Health (DPH) to discuss your plans.

What to do

1. Check requirements for having a consumption lounge

You have to build out different features depending on how much you will prepare your products. Total construction costs are usually over $100,000.

Requirements for consumption with no preparation (packaged products) 

Requirements for consumption with some preparation, like heating up

Requirements for a smoking lounge

2. Gather your plans

During the meeting, we will discuss what you need for:

  • Ventilation
  • Air filters
  • Negative pressure, for smoke rooms
  • Occupancy
  • Doors
  • Restrooms
  • Shatter proof lighting
  • Sinks
  • Flooring
  • Water heater

You must apply for a storefront retail permit to have a consumption lounge. You may need to have a hearing in front of the Planning Commission.

3. Contact DPH to schedule a meeting

Get help

Last updated March 12, 2024