Notice of Public Hearing for proposed Cannabis retail sales and production zones bylaw Print Article Font Size

Town of Golden Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1402, 2018 – Cannabis, Corporate Policy on Applications from the Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch, Town of Golden Administrative Fees and Information Access Bylaw No. 1403, 2018, Town of Golden Trade License Amendment Bylaw No. 1404, 2018.

 
What is proposed?

The purpose of proposed Town of Golden Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1402, 2018 – Cannabis is to introduce the permitted use of Cannabis Retail to the Mixed-Use Commercial C2 zone (click HERE to see a map) and the use of Cannabis Production to the Light Industrial M2 zone.

Council has reviewed a draft Corporate Policy on Applications from the Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB). This policy outlines how Council will consider cannabis retail and certain liquor applications referred from the Province’s LCRB including, application requirements, public input gathering method, and criteria Council may consider when evaluating an application.

Also, Town of Golden Administrative Fees and Information Access Bylaw No. 1403, 2018 and Town of Golden Trade License Amendment Bylaw No. 1404, 2018 proposes to set a license fee for cannabis retail and fees associated with LCRB applications. 


How can I find out more?

Background material may be viewed at the Town Hall from Tuesday, November 13, 2018, to Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday (note Tuesdays Town Hall opens at 9:30am). For more information contact: Phil Armstrong, Manager of Development Services / Planner at 250.344.2271 ext 236 or phil.armstrong@golden.ca

More information can also be found by visiting the Current Issues and Public Processes page and selecting Cannabis retail sales in Golden and information on public use or click HERE.

How can I give feedback?

Anyone who considers themselves affected by the proposed application and wishes to register an opinion may do so:

a) By forwarding written submissions for Council consideration (attention of the Manager of Legislative Services) by post (P.O. Box 350, Golden B.C. V0A 1H0) or by email to viv.thoss@golden.ca (only emails sent to this email address will form part of the Council Agenda). Any submissions must be received by 12:00 pm (noon) on Thursday, November  27th, 2018; and / or

b) By appearing before Council at the Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall Council Chambers (810 9th Ave South).