Public Hearing On Medical Marijuana Zoning Scheduled For Dec. 17
The Bourbon Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 17 at 6 p.m. on zoning for medical marijuana.
The ordinance was introduced at the board’s November meeting and must be approved by the planning and zoning commission before moving forward to the board.
Planning and zoning also is holding a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on a zoning change request for 475 Jost Street.
The zoning is being proposed to go from R-1 residential to C-1 commercial.
At 6:45 p.m., the city council will hold a public hearing on sewer rate increases.
The board’s final meeting of 2019 will follow at 7 p.m.
The Department of Health and Senior Services announced last week that medical marijuana facility licenses will be issued before the end of 2019.
DHSS announced that issuance will take place in phases.
-Testing facilities: approximately December 19, 2019;
-Transportation facilities: approximately December 23, 2019;
-Cultivation facilities: approximately December 26, 2019;
-Infused products manufacturing facilities: approximately January 10, 2020;
-Dispensary facilities: approximately January 24, 2020; and
Seed to sale: January 31, 2020.
Around 22,000 patients have been approved for medical marijuana cards.