Stanton Planning Commission sets limit for number of retail marijuana facilities

STANTON — The Stanton Planning Commission opted to allow only two retail marijuana facilities within the city in marijuana ordinances drafts, which still require the City Commission’s approval before being made official.

The Stanton Planning Commission looks over its draft ordinances for allowing medical and adult-use marijuana establishments, which still require the City Commission’s approval, during Wednesday night’s meeting. Pictured, from top, are Commissioner Charles Miel and Mayor Lori Williams, Chairman Don Smucker, Tim Johnson of MainStreet Planning Co. and Commissioner Judy Guevara. — DN Photo | Brandon Schreur

On Wednesday, the Planning Commission continued to discuss the draft adult-use and medical marijuana facility ordinances that they’ve been working on since the start of 2020.

Tim Johnson of MainStreet Planning Company, who the city hired to help the Planning Commission draft the ordinances, kicked off the discussion by explaining what had happened since the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the drafts in November.

“I corrected the ordinance based on (the Planning Commission’s) comments and based on (City) Commissioner Jane Basom’s comments (from the Planning Commission’s public hearing on the matter, which was held in November), which were extensive,” Johnson said. “There were some other revisions I caught a second time…

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