The City Council has approved our proposed marijuana regulatory changes. The ordinance was signed by the Mayor, and became effective, on January 12, 2016.
The City of Seattle has approved a bill with amendments to the Mayor’s marijuana zoning proposal. Ordinance 124969 was signed by Mayor Edward Murray on January 12, 2016, and is now in effect. Highlights of the approved ordinance are:
Note: Whether your major marijuana activity complies with our locational requirements will be based on the facts as of the date the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board issues a “Notice of Marijuana Application” to the City of Seattle.
Seattle DCI will be developing informational material, including a map illustrating what this ordinance means for buffer distances, distance between stores, and other factors. We anticipate this map will be available by late Spring 2016.
Our proposal will help to ensure that licensed marijuana-related uses will be appropriately located in places where they are compatible with their surroundings, and operating in ways consistent with City and State rules.
City Council adopted our proposed marijuana regulatory changes. They went into effect on January 12, 2016.