Medical Marijuana Contacts

1. Planning Department

For general questions and to subscribe to receive updates, email the Planning Department.

Landon Bartley
Senior Planner

Previously Sent Updates

December 3, 2019

Email Sent December 3, 2019(PDF, 128KB)


May 31, 2019

Email Sent May 31, 2019(PDF, 169KB)

April 30, 2019

Email Sent April 30, 2019(PDF, 115KB)


April 24, 2019

Email Sent April 24, 2019(PDF, 108KB)

April 12, 2019

Email Sent April 12, 2019(PDF, 116KB)


Administrative Policy 19-02(PDF, 511KB)

March 25, 2019

Email Sent March 25, 2019(PDF, 112KB)

March 11, 2019

Email Sent March 11, 2019(PDF, 155KB)


3/1/19 presentation slides(PDF, 454KB)

February 21, 2019

Email Sent February 21, 2019(PDF, 139KB)

January 24, 2019

Email Sent January 24, 2019(PDF, 169KB)


Good Neighbor Plan template(PDF, 268KB)

December 5, 2018

Email Sent December 5, 2018(PDF, 122KB)

November 30, 2018

Email Sent November 30, 2018(PDF, 120KB)

November 13, 2018

Email Sent November 13, 2018(PDF, 116KB)

October 24, 2018

Email Sent October 24, 2018(PDF, 118KB)


Proposed Ordinance Amendments(PDF, 207KB)

October 18, 2018

Email Sent October 18, 2018(PDF, 125KB)


City Commission Work Session Discussion Guide(PDF, 649KB)

October 9, 2018

Email Sent October 9, 2018(PDF, 109KB)

September 18, 2018

Email Sent September 18, 2018(PDF, 149KB)

August 16, 2018

Email Sent August 16, 2018(PDF, 129KB)

July 30, 2018

Email Sent July 30, 2018(PDF, 115KB)

2. Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Plans

Contact GRPD's Crime Prevention Coordinator.

Julie Niemchick
Crime Prevention Coordinator

3. MicroLBE Contracting Questions and List

Contact the City's Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Alvin Hills
Business Developer

4. Neighborhoods

Here's a template for a Good Neighbor Plan(PDF, 268KB) to be used by practitioners and neighborhoods. Also refer to Section 5.12.06. of the Ordinance for more information on community engagement and this kind of Plan.

The Community Research Institute keeps the most up-to-date contact info for Grand Rapids neighborhood associations. You'll leave our site to use their neighborhood lookup tool.

5. Business Areas and Associations


The City's Economic Development Department coordinates contact with CIDs. Contact their office by email to get in touch with a CID. Use our map to see CID boundaries.

Economic Development Department


The Neighborhood Business Alliance coordinates business associations around the City. You can find information and links to business associations on the NBA's website.

6. Industrial Pretreatment Program

The City's Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) controls the release of toxic substances into the wastewater system by monitoring the discharge of significant industrial users. Growers, processing labs, and safety compliance facilities may be subject to this program.

Any or all of the following may apply to marijuana facilities:

Contact the Industrial Pretreatment Program

Industrial Pretreatment Program