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Information for Municipalities

Municipal Frequently Asked Questions

Additional guidance documents on municipal authority, as well as local cannabis control commissions, may be found on our guidance page:

The above guidance is not legal advice. If municipalities have questions regarding their legal responsibilities, they are encouraged to consult municipal counsel.

The following report is a list of all applications available for review by municipalities, regardless of whether or not a town has opted to create a local commission:

Local Projects (Updated 9/05/2023)

Vermont Municipalities Opted-In to Retail Cannabis

Map courtesy of Heady Vermont. To view a town list with vote statuses, please hit the legend button (small rectangle with arrow) in the top left-hand corner of the map.

Local Cannabis Control Commissions

The below towns have opted to form a local cannabis control commission. Applicants seeking a license in these towns will need local licensure before they may begin operating.

If your town's governing body has voted to form a local control commission, please let the CCB know by sending a copy of the resolution, signed by the legislative body, to

Barre City Barre Town
Brownington Burlington
Cambridge Charlotte
Chester Derby
Essex Junction Hardwick
Hartford Jay
Johnson Londonderry
Milton Newfane
Pawlet Plymouth
Pownal Randolph
Rutland Springfield
St. Albans Town Stowe
Stratton Wilmington
Winhall Winooski
Wolcott Woodstock