Amend Chapter 140; Section 11.1, Temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana establishments new subsection "D"
Voted June 19, 2018 under Article 34 (Attorney General Approval Pending) - to amend Zoning Bylaw, a.k.a. Chapter 140 of
the Town Code, by adding to Section 11.1, entitled “Temporary moratorium on
recreational marijuana establishments,” a new Subsection D, as follows:
Exception. Notwithstanding any provision of this Zoning Bylaw or any General
Bylaw, to the contrary, nothing therein shall be deemed to prohibit, require a
special permit or site plan approval for or otherwise regulate nor shall they
apply to, the development or operation of a marijuana establishment, as defined
by G.L. c. 94G, § 1, which shall be permitted by right if the following
prerequisites are satisfied: said marijuana establishment is situated in the
Industrial District; said marijuana establishment is not located within 500
feet of a pre-existing public or private school providing education in
kindergarten or any of grades 1 through 12; and, prior to the date of adoption
hereof, the owner and/or operator of said marijuana establishment has applied
for and received a Provisional Certificate of Registration for a Registered
Marijuana Dispensary; or take any other action relative thereto.