Public hearing set April 24 for city’s marijuana-zoning proposal

In recent months, City Council President Sally Clark and Councilmember Nick Licata have made the rounds of neighborhood meetings to talk about the proposed city zoning restrictions for marijuana growing/selling/etc. (Here’s our video of Clark’s briefing at the Southwest District Council last November.) Today, the city has announced 2 pm April 24 as a City Council committee’s public-hearing date for its proposals – here’s the notice that just arrived with the biweekly Land Use Information Bulletin. You can read the newest revision of the proposed ordinance (dated two days ago) by going here, and/or reading the summary here; one topline for potential West Seattle effects – it would limit marijuana business/growing activity in single-family and multi-family residential zones, and in Neighborhood Commercial 1 zones. The city also created an “informal” map earlier this year with an overlay of proposed city and state rules. Today’s hearing notice also explains how to comment in writing if you can’t be there in person.

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    JetCityOrange March 28, 2013 (9:11 am)

    I guess I’ll be busy updating my ‘MMJ in Seattle’ Google Map as the city chases dispensaries around town. m.JetCityOrange.com/mmj

    If there were liquor stores downtown, why can’t there be cannabis stores too? We ended Prohibition, why can’t we end the stigma too?

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