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.
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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.
Yes. A separate Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) is required for each location where tobacco and related products are sold.
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.