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File #: 20-035    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Notice of Public Hearing Status: Public Hearing
File created: 1/14/2020 In control: Council
On agenda: 1/20/2020 Final action:
Title: Zoning bylaw amendments for the regulation of cannabis
Attachments: 1. Appendix A: Amendment Bylaw No. 2984, 2. Appendix B: Amendment Bylaw 2929, 2018 (Cannabis Regulation), 3. Appendix C: Cannabis Classes and Subclasses of Licences, 4. Appendix D: Cannabis in the ALR Information Bulletin #4
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REQUEST FOR DECISION

DATE: January 14, 2020 Report No. DEV-20-007
TO: Laurie Hurst, Chief Administrative Officer
FROM: Tricia deMacedo, Planner 2 - Policy and Bill Brown, Director of Development Services
SUBJECT:

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Zoning bylaw amendments for the regulation of cannabis
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RECOMMENDATION:

That Council, upon considering comments made at the Public Hearing, resolves that "Zoning Bylaw, 1992, No. 2050, Amendment Bylaw No. 2984 [Appendix A] as attached to Staff Report DEV-20-007, which would amend Zoning Bylaw, 1992, No. 2050, by replacing text as detailed in the contents of amending Bylaw No. 2984, be given third reading and adoption.

RELEVANT POLICY:

Cannabis Act
Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (BC)
Tobacco and Vapor Products Control Act (BC)
Agricultural Land Commission Act (BC)
Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2018, No. 2922
Zoning Bylaw, 1992, No.2050

STRATEGIC RELEVANCE:

The amendments are not directly related to any strategic goals or objectives.

BACKGROUND:

The following appendices are attached to this report:
Appendix A: Zoning Bylaw, 1992 No. 2050, Amendment Bylaw No. 2984
Appendix B: Zoning Bylaw, 1992, No. 2050, Amendment Bylaw No. 2929
Appendix C: Cannabis Classes and Subclasses of Licences from the Cannabis Licensing Application Guide (Canada).
Appendix D: Information Bulletin No. 4: Cannabis Production in the ALR (Agricultural Land Commission BC).

On June 11, 2018, Council adopted a series of Zoning Bylaw amendments to regulate the production, sale and consumption of recreational and medical cannabis in the Township (Appendix B). Since then, Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, received Royal Assent, and became law on October 17, 2018. This Act, and its associated regulations, have changed the licensing process for cannabis, such that there is no longer any differentiation between cannabis production for recreational use and production for medical use (Appendix C). Medical cannabis is still sold primarily through an online servic...

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