Town Council Introduces New Zoning Amendment For Marijuana Business

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At last week’s Planning Board meeting, Board members discussed amending language to general zoning requirements in town to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries, marijuana retail, and wholesale stores in all zoning districts. The ordinance was first proposed by the Township Council in October before it was sent to the Planning Board, so they could respond with recommendations.At last week’s meeting, the Planning Board decided not to ban marijuana business in the Master Plan, but rather to encourage the Council to research and listen to the community, so any regulations decided upon would be done strictly by the Township Council.

So, at the next Council meeting, on Monday, October 18, the Council withdrew the original ordinance and submitted a new one on first hearing.



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