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Record No: CB 118580    Version: Council Bill No: CB 118580
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 1/11/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 124969
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; repealing Ordinance 124552 and amending Sections 23.42.058, 23.47A.002, 23.47A.004, 23.47A.020, 23.48.002, 23.48.005, 23.48.065, 23.49.002, 23.49.025, 23.49.042, 23.49.090, 23.49.142, 23.49.300, 23.49.320, 23.49.338, 23.50.002, 23.50.012, 23.50.014, 23.50.044, 23.66.122, 23.66.322, and 23.84A.025 of the Seattle Municipal Code to change marijuana zoning regulations and make technical corrections.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Supporting documents: 1. Amendment 1, 2. Amendment 2, 3. Amendment 3, 4. Amendment 4, 5. Summary and Fiscal Note, 6. Proposed Substitute, 7. Mayor's Letter, 8. DPD Director's Report, 9. Presentation (12/1/2015), 10. Central Staff Memo (12/1/2015), 11. Presentation (12/15/2015), 12. Central Staff Memo (12/15/2015), 13. Att A to Memo: Map of Ballard Ave. Landmark District, 14. Att B to Memo: Map of Pioneer Square Preservation District, 15. Signed Ordinance 124969
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; repealing Ordinance 124552 and amending Sections 23.42.058, 23.47A.002, 23.47A.004, 23.47A.020, 23.48.002, 23.48.005, 23.48.065, 23.49.002, 23.49.025, 23.49.042, 23.49.090, 23.49.142, 23.49.300, 23.49.320, 23.49.338, 23.50.002, 23.50.012, 23.50.014, 23.50.044, 23.66.122, 23.66.322, and 23.84A.025 of the Seattle Municipal Code to change marijuana zoning regulations and make technical corrections.
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WHEREAS, on October 7, 2013, Seattle City Council passed Ordinance 124326, implementing zoning restrictions on businesses involved in the production, processing, sale, and delivery of marijuana, marijuana-infused products, or useable marijuana; and
WHEREAS, a significant number of new businesses involved in the production, processing, and sale of marijuana, marijuana-infused products, or useable marijuana that are not licensed by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board have opened since ordinance 124326 was passed; and
WHEREAS, state legislation amended the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), Title 69, to create a highly regulated system for the production, processing, and distribution of medical marijuana; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Resolution 31595 adopted on July 13, 2015, describes enforcement priorities for non-state-licensed marijuana businesses; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Marijuana Business License Ordinance adopted on July 13, 2015 requires all marijuana businesses to obtain a City marijuana license;
WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the people of the City of Seattle to have clear regulations regarding where permitted marijuana businesses will be allowed to operate; and
WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the people of the City of Seattle to ensure that legitimate patients continue to have the authority to grow and process marijuana for their personal use under specific guidelines; and
WHEREAS, it is in the interest of th...

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