City of Reading Ordinance #2017-01 Medical Marihuana Facilities Ordinance

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF READING NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE #2017-01
CITY OF READING MEDICAL MARIJUANA FACILITIES ORDINANCE
CITY OF READING COMPILATION OF ORDINANCES
Notice is hereby given that the Reading City Council adopted an ordinance titled, “the City of Reading Medical Marijuana Facilities Ordinance.”
Summary of Ordinance
The Ordinance authorizes the establishment of certain types of medical marihuana facilities in the City of Reading and adopts certain restrictions on the operation of such facilities, pursuant to the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, MCL 333.27101, et seq. The Ordinance authorizes the issuance of up to: 9 total grower licenses (3 Class A, 3 Class B, and 3 Class C); 9 total processor licenses; 5 total provisioning center licenses; 9 safety compliance facility licenses; and 9 secure transporter licenses. The Ordinance contains requirements and procedures for the application, approval, and renewal of licenses, and further establishes an initial facility fee of $4,000 for each license and an annual renewal fee of $3,600 for each license. The Ordinance also contains requirements for the inspection and operation of licensed facilities. A violation of the Ordinance will be punished as a misdemeanor, with a first violation subject to a fine of not less than $100.00 and not more than $500.00, or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both, and with a second or subsequent violation subject to a fine of not less than $250.00 and not more than $500.00, or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both. Violation of the Ordinance is also deemed to constitute a nuisance per se, and the Ordinance permits the City to seek injunctive relief and such other relief as is legally available to enforce the Ordinance. The Ordinance repeals all conflicting provisions of other existing ordinances.
This Ordinance shall take effect ten (10) days from the publication of this Notice of Adoption.
A copy of the Ordinance may be inspected at Reading City Hall, 113 S. Main Street, Reading, Michigan 49274 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and also may be viewed on the City’s website at www.reading.mi.us.
The foregoing Ordinance was duly adopted at a meeting of the Reading City Council held on the 14th day of November, 2017.
Tracy Donihue,Mayor Kimberly Blythe, City Clerk/Treasurer

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