Bureau of Cannabis Control Emergency Regulations CODE OF REGULATIONS TITLE 16 DIVISION
§ 5022. Surrender and Cancellation of License
(a) Every licensee who surrenders, abandons, or quits the licensed premises, or who closes the
licensed premises for a period exceeding 30 consecutive calendar days, shall, within 10 business
days after closing, surrendering, quitting, or abandoning the licensed premises, surrender the
license certificate to the Bureau. The Bureau may seize the license certificate of a licensee who
fails to comply with the surrender provisions of this section and may proceed to revoke the
license or licenses.
(b) A person whose license has been surrendered may submit to the Bureau a written request for
the license to be returned. Any request should be submitted to the Bureau prior to the expiration
of the surrendered license. The written request shall specify the reason the license was
surrendered and why the license should be returned. The Bureau in its discretion may return the
(c) The Bureau may cancel the license or licenses of a licensee upon request by the licensee.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050, Business
and Professions Code.