Anyone interested in applying to open a cannabis retail store in Nelson will need to first apply to the Province. More information can be found here as it is made available. The Province will forward eligible applications to the City of Nelson. If an application is forwarded to the City, the applicant will be required to pay a $3,000 development permit application fee.
The City of Nelson is currently developing regulations leading up to the legalization of non-medical cannabis later in 2018. See www.nelson.ca/cannabis for more information