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File #: 18-1125    Version: 2 Name: 7/16/18 - Separation of MM Provisioning Centers
Type: Ordinance Status: Defeated
File created: 7/16/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/4/2018 Final action: 9/4/2018
Enactment date: 7/16/2018 Enactment #: ORD-18-21
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Section 5.17.3G of Chapter 55 (Unified Development Code) of Title V of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Location Restriction) (Ordinance No. ORD-18-21)
Attachments: 1. 18-21 Unified Development Code - Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Location Restriction Ordinance Briefed.pdf, 2. Chapter 55 UDC Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center ORD As Amended at First Reading.pdf, 3. Proposed Provisioning Center UDC Ordinance Amendment 600 to 1,000 feet.pdf, 4. Impact to current petitions.pdf
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Section 5.17.3G of Chapter 55 (Unified Development Code) of Title V of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Location Restriction) (Ordinance No. ORD-18-21)
Memorandum
The proposed ordinance amendment would increase the minimum separation requirement of medical marijuana provisioning centers from 600 feet to 1,000 feet. This separation requirement is measured from the two nearest parcel boundaries on which existing and/or proposed provisioning centers are located.

In 2017, after review and recommendation by the Planning Commission, the City Council enacted amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, to regulate land use aspects of medical marijuana facilities. This effort resulted in the identification of appropriate zoning districts, and other regulations, for five types of medical marijuana facilities, including provisioning centers.

This ordinance was largely enacted as recommended by the Planning Commission, but included one notable change to separation distance requirements between medical marijuana provisioning centers. The Planning Commission had recommended a separation requirement of 1,000 feet, but at the time of adoption, the City Council revised this provision to require a separation of 600 feet. Subsequent to adoption of this zoning ordinance, the City has received 38 applications for special exception use consideration for medical marijuana provisioning centers.

On April 16, 2018, the City Council passed a resolution directing the City Administrator and Planning Commission to:

? Reconsider the proposed separation requirement between medical marijuana provisioning centers, specifically a proposed 1,000 feet separation in place of the current 600 feet requirement, and
? Consider any other revisions that would limit the concentration of facilities within zoning districts
? Consider exceptions for pending and approved provisioning centers from any new requirements

The City Council has id...

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