The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore – Cannabis Lawyer San Francisco
The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore
Business Counsel for the Cannabis Community


Cannabis Real Estate Law

The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore helps property owners comply with complex planning codes in cities all over the San Francisco Bay Area. Shay knows the ins-and-outs of the rules regarding short-term rentals, when can (and can’t) you cut down a heritage tree, what environmental review is required before you can start building in a major metropolitan area, and related land use legal issues. Shay routinely provides guidance regarding zoning, conditional permits, variances, development standards, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, subdivision, chain of title, due diligence, short-term rental compliance, lot line adjustments, lot splits and mergers, easements, adverse possession, redevelopment of existing properties, California Coastal Act, residential property use and construction, environmental impacts of property use, and emission of fumes and odors.

Cannabis Land Use & Zoning

The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore represents real estate investors, landowners, and cannabis and hemp licensees and applicants in complex real estate transactions, acquisitions, and leases of real estate for licensing purposes. Shay regularly handles cannabis-specific lease provisions, due diligence on property feasibility, environmental concerns, lease negotiations, site plan applications, and title and deed review. Shay has an in-depth understanding of the importance of defining permitted use, addressing asset forfeiture issues, defining hazardous materials, and affording landlords and tenants alike the ability to negotiate leases for cannabis-specific situations.