On April 18, 2022, City Council approved ordinance 22-02 entitled an ordinance of the City of West Branch, Michigan to regulate Medical Marihuana Facilities and Adult Use Marihuana Establishments.  The ordinance became effective on May 3, 2022.  The ordinance opened the City of West Branch for Marijuana related businesses.   The approving ordinance as well as the zoning and application can be located below.

To view the West Branch Medical Marihuana Facilities and Adult Use Marihuana Facilities Ordinance, click HERE. 

To view the West Branch Marihuana Facilities zoning ordinance, click HERE.

To view the application steps checklist, click HERE

To view the application, click HERE


The City of West Branch originally approved two marijuana retail centers.  One was approved by City Council on February 6th, 2023 and the other on April 17, 2023.  However, nothing was done with one of the licenses and it is now expired so there is one marijuana license available.

If you have any additional questions, please reach out to the City Clerk, Lori Ann Clover or City Manager, John Dantzer.

Lori Ann can be reach by phone at 989-345-0500 or by email at clerk@westbranch.com
John can be reached at 989-345-0500 or by email at citymanager@westbranch.com