July 24 Ordinance
Download the ordinance adopted on July 24, 2018
This ordinance is not the final adopted ordinance. That ordinance was adopted on December 4, 2018. View the Final Ordinance.
Staff prepared ordinance language for a Planning Commission public hearing at their May 24, 2018 meeting. At that meeting, the Planning Commission recommended deletions of several provisions of the ordinance to increase the number of available locations for marijuana facilities, as well as other changes. The Planning Commission recommended the amended ordinance to the City Commission for approval.
The City Commission reviewed the ordinance and hosted a public hearing on July 10, 2018.
Public Hearing - July 10, 2018
The City Commission held a public hearing for the medical marijuana ordinance on July 10, 2018, at which many people commented.
Hybrid Ordinance Prepared but Discarded
Since the public hearing on July 10, 2018, we prepared a new hybrid ordinance. This included provisions for marijuana microbusinesses in anticipation of the ballot initiative to permit recreational marihuana passed by voters in November 2018. The City Commission ultimately did not review this ordinance at their meeting on July 24th, 2018.
Submit Your Comments
You can send correspondence to the City Commission by way of the Office of the City Clerk at any time. Their info is in the Contact Us section of their page. Send them an email or write a letter addressed to the City Commission.
We prepared interactive maps to help you make sense of different ordinance recommendations that were considered prior to the adoption of the ordinance.
We also prepared a document called the Cannabis Compendium to help provide some background on the legislation, initiatives, and data surrounding this topic.