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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.

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 Brownington
Chester Derby
Jay Johnson
Pawlet Plymouth
Stratton Wilmington
Wolcott Woodstock

Proposed Cannabis Establishments (Updated June 29, 2022)