Bureau of Cannabis Control Emergency Regulations CODE OF REGULATIONS TITLE 16 DIVISION
§ 5024. Death or Incapacity of a Licensee
(a) In the event of the death, incapacity, receivership, assignment for the benefit of creditors of
an owner, or other event rendering an owner incapable of performing the duties associated with
the license, the owner’s successor in interest (e.g., appointed guardian, executor, administrator,
receiver, trustee, or assignee) shall notify the Bureau in writing, within 10 business days.
(b) To continue operations or surrender the existing license, the successor in interest shall submit
to the Bureau the following:
(1) The name of the successor in interest.
(2) The name of the owner for which the successor in interest is succeeding and the license
(3) The phone number, mailing address, and email address of the successor in interest; an (4) Documentation demonstrating that the owner is incapable of performing the duties associated
with the license such as a death certificate or a court order finding the owner lacks capacity, and
documentation demonstrating that the individual making the request is the owner’s successor in
interest such as a court order appointing guardianship or will or trust agreement.
(c) The Bureau may give the successor in interest written approval to continue operations on the
licensed business premises for a period of time specified by the Bureau:
(1) If the successor in interest or another person has applied for a license from the Bureau for the
licensed premises and that application is under review;
(2) If the successor in interest needs additional time to destroy or sell cannabis goods; or
(3) At the discretion of the Bureau.
(d) The owner’s successor in interest is held subject to all terms and conditions under which a
state cannabis license is held pursuant to the Act.
(e) The approval creates no vested right to the issuance of a state cannabis license.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26012, Business
and Professions Code.