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File #: 22-1145    Version: 1 Name: 7/18/22 UDC Amendments - Marijuana Facilities, Street Trees, Landscape Modifications
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/15/2022 Final action: 8/15/2022
Enactment date: 8/15/2022 Enactment #: ORD-22-12
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Section 5.16.3.G, 5.20.10 and 5.30.1 of Chapter 55 (Unified Development Code) of Title V of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Marijuana Licenses, Trees in the Right-of-Way, Landscape Modifications) (ORD-22-12)
Attachments: 1. ORD-22-12 Briefed and Approved As Amended at First Reading.pdf, 2. ORD-22-12 Briefed As Amended at First Reading.pdf, 3. ORD-22-12 As Amended at First Reading.pdf, 4. 3-15-22 Planning Staff Report Delta Two UDC Amendments with Attachments.pdf, 5. 3-15-2022 CPC Approved Minutes.pdf, 6. UDC Ordinance -Marijuana Facilities, Landscape Modifications, Street Trees - 7-5-22.pdf, 7. ORD-22-12 Approval Notice.pdf
Related files: 22-1348
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Section 5.16.3.G, 5.20.10 and 5.30.1 of Chapter 55 (Unified Development Code) of Title V of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Marijuana Licenses, Trees in the Right-of-Way, Landscape Modifications) (ORD-22-12)
Memorandum
Amendments to three sections of the Unified Development Code, addressing marijuana licenses, trees in the right-of-way, and landscape modifications, are proposed.

Marijuana Licenses - Section 5.16.3.G Marijuana Facilities provides the use specific standards for the nine types marijuana facilities. An amendment is proposed to eliminate the limitations on the number of State marijuana licenses per lot (provided in Paragraph d) and the restrictions on the mix of types of marijuana facilities allowed per lot (provided in Paragraph e). Then, for simplification, the section is reorganized by facility rather than by procedure. No other marijuana facility regulations or standards are proposed for amendments.

With the changes to licenses and types of marijuana facilities per lot, any number of licenses may be issued for a single address or to a single parcel. This means a marijuana business may "stack" several licenses at their facility, consistent with how the State administers licenses. This also means that there are no further restrictions on grouping marijuana facilities beyond the zoning district permitted use regulations, physical separation distances, and the maximum cap for provisioning center/retailers and designated consumption facilities.

Trees in the Right-of-Way - Section 5.20.10 Trees in the Public Right-of-Way provides regulations on street trees, including the procedures for how many are required with new site plans and the installing procedures. An amendment is proposed to eliminate the width of any curb cut from the linear frontage calculations, which will reduce or prevent harm to street trees from being planted too closely. Another amendment is also proposed to eliminate the need for an escrow to be ...

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