The City of Niles City Council has opted in to the State's Medical Marihuana program. 

As of March 12, 2019 the City Council has approved provisional* licenses for 4 grow operations, 2 processing centers, and 2 provisioning centers. They expect to award an additional 2 provisional provisioning center licenses on March 25, 2019.  

The City of Niles is accepting applications for additional grow, processing, transport and/or testing facilities that would be compliant with the State of Michigan's and the City of Niles' Medical Marihuana Programs.

Interested business owners should plan to apply by providing the following items in hardcopy, to the City of Niles to the attention of the Community Development Director:
1. The company's submitted State application for provisioning center (please do not provide tax returns and bank statements)
2. The company's Notice of Prequalification Status with the State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
3. A non-refundable fee of $2500.00

If you have questions, please email CommunityDevelopment@nilesmi.org no phone calls, please.

Upon acceptance into Phase 2 City of Niles, Medical Marihuana Provisioning Center selection process we will require:
1. Proof of ownership or authorization to use the property for a medical marihuana 
a. A notarized Statement from the owner of such property authorizing the use of the property for a medical marihuana facility, if the applicant is not the owner of the proposed licensed premises;
b. A copy of any deed reflecting the applicant's rights to purchase or lease, the proposed licensed premises; 

Incomplete applications and fees will be accepted, but not considered eligible until all documents and fees are submitted at which time a final note of completion will be placed on the application. 

All fees are non-refundable and additional fees and documents will be required if approved for the City's Medical Marihuana Program.

For a copy of the zoning ordinance amendment associated with the Medical Marihuana Program click here.

For a copy of the Medical Marihuana Zoning Overlay Map click here.

MM Zoning Overlay Map
Industrial Properties Outside of Industrial Park Available for Medical Marihuana vendors
Updated Medical Marihuana Ordinance - approved 1.21.19


If you have questions, please email CommunityDevelopment@nilesmi.org no phone calls, please.

*This means that the marihuana vendors have applied for the State license and are at least prequalified with the State but awaiting licensing by the State of Michigan before they can complete their local approvals process and open for business.