Marijuana Suitability of Proposed Facility Plan Template

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A Suitability of Proposed Facility Plan shows a strong commitment to the general welfare of your employees and in creating a safe environment in which they work. There is a significant importance in complying with applicable provisions of your building code in order to achieve a safe working environment.

This Suitability of Proposed Facility Plan Template guides operators in the topics necessary to consider when planning the construction of an indoor marijuana cultivation facility, including the unique considerations of indoor industrial agriculture and HVAC systems associated with marijuana cultivation.

The Templates includes an analysis of safety and protection requirements consistent with your intended use. All new construction, alteration and reconstruction should be designed in compliance with current applicable building, fire, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing codes. This plan calls for a design that will incorporate the latest technologies to conserve energy, select the most environmentally friendly materials, and reduce your carbon footprint while optimizing conditions for healthy plants and people. The following topics are discussed in this plan:

  • Proposed Construction & Improvements
  • Architecture
    • Departmental Design, including characteristics required for each stage of cultivation
    • Hydroponic Drip System Design
    • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Design
    • Fire Sprinkler System Design
    • Fire Alarm System Design
    • Security System Design
    • Site Work & Civil Engineering Design
    • Structural Engineering Design
  • Timeline for Proposed Construction & Phasing
  • Type & Number of Anticipated Building & Construction Permits
  • Public Improvements
  • Code Compliance

Please NoteTemplate plans are vertically integrated and not specific to any geographic region. You will be responsible for customizing the template plans to fit your market, business and state laws.

This template is built on the cannabis applications and operations expertise developed over the years by Sara Gullickson.

Sara Gullickson is an internationally recognized cannabis expert who has been actively involved in the industry since its inception. A visionary entrepreneur with a passion for health and wellness, she established in 2010, offering seed to sale services with hands-on support to cannabis entrepreneurs. Sara has successfully secured multiple licenses for clients across 13 competitive state markets. She has spent five years in executive level positions with operational and dispensary opening experience from the East to the West Coast. In 2018, Gullickson was approved for a provisional medical cannabis cultivation and processing license for Strive Wellness of Nevada, LLC. As part owner she will serve as COO of the company.