Yes. A separate Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) is required for each location where tobacco and related products are sold.
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A Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) is a license issued pursuant to San Leandro Municipal Code section 4-36-300 that authorizes electronic-cigarette or tobacco retailing at a certain location and by a certain tobacco retailer.
Information will be sent to currently licensed tobacco retailers (as determined by the City or the CA Stated Board of Equalization) and electronic cigarette retailers. Tobacco retailers will obtain a Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) by visiting the City’s online registration program, or applying through the Finance Department’s Business Licensing Division.
The application fee for a Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) in the City of San Leandro is $500 per year. The resolution was discussed and passed at the July 16, 2018 Council meeting.
A Tobacco Retailer's License (TRL) is valid for 1 calendar year between January 1 through December 31 and must be renewed no less than 30 days before the date of expiration.
No. A Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) may not be transferred from one person to another or one location to another. A new TRL is required whenever a tobacco retailing location has a change in proprietor(s).
You may not sell any tobacco or related products without a valid Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL). Applicants must submit the license fee, renewal form and signed affidavit affirming the proprietor and have a new license issued before they may continue to sell tobacco or related products.
The $500 Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) fee will be used to recover the cost of administration and enforcement of Chapter 4-36 of the San Leandro Municipal Code, to include issuing a license, retailer inspections, compliance checks, and documentation and enforcement.