Medical Marihuana

On April 4, 2018, amendments to the City of Portage Code of Ordinances Chapters 14 and 42 went into effect.  These ordinances assist in the regulation and licensing of medical marihuana facilities within the City of Portage.

The specific ordinances related to medical marihuana are available:

Medical Marihuana Chapter 14 

Medical Marihuana Chapter 42

Application Information: The application window for all medical marihuana facilities is currently closed.  A window for Provisioning Center, Secure Transporter, Safety Compliance, Grower and Processor is anticipated to open toward the end of 2019.  This website will be updated when an application window is established. 


Lottery Results:  A lottery was held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Portage City Hall for those applicants that qualified.  Those applications successful in the lottery were:

Green Peak - 8542 Shaver Road

LE Battle Creek - 7812 Portage Road

LE Battle Creek - 4203 East Centre Avenue

Following is information related to business locations and status as of May 3, 2019:

Approved Locations

Medical Marihuana Facilities Application Form (required)

Medical Marihuana Facilities Disclosure Forms (required)

Medical Marihuana Permit Application Guidelines

View Facility Locations: Maps of potential facility locations have been prepared by the Department of Community Development  The maps are for reference only and the City of Portage makes no guarantee that any property or real estate transaction based on the maps will result in the property qualifying for use as a medical marihuana facility.   

Map of Potential Medical Marihuana Locations: Grow Operations, Processors, Safety Compliance, & Secure Transporters

Map of Potential Medical Marihuana Locations for Provisioning Centers

Staff is no longer taking location eligibility inquiries via phone or in person.  For location eligibility inquiries, please complete and submit the MMFLA Location Confirmation Form.  This requires a $155 payment, per parcel.  Staff will then follow-up with the request by indicating the parcel's eligibility.