SUBJECT: Interim Ordinance to Place a Moratorium on the Approval of Any Land Use Entitlements or Business Licenses for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

A public hearing will be held by the City Council to consider the following request:

An Interim Ordinance that would place a moratorium on the approval of any land use entitlements or business licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries until such time as their legal status is clarified and appropriate regulations to control their location and operation can be enacted.

DATE/TIME: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012 AT 6:45 p.m.

LOCATION: City Council Chambers, Second Floor, Santa Monica City Hall

1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, California


The City of Santa Monica encourages public comment. You may comment at the City Council public hearing, or by writing a letter. Written information will be given to the City Council at the meeting.

Address your letters to: City Clerk

Re: Medical Marijuana Interim Ordinance

1685 Main Street, Room 102

Santa Monica, CA 90401


If you want more information about this project or wish to review the project file, please contact Paul Foley at (310) 458-8341, or by e-mail at The Zoning Ordinance is available at the Planning Counter during business hours and on the City’s web site at

The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please contact (310) 458-8341 or (310) 458-8696 TTY at least 72 hours in advance. All written materials are available in alternate format upon request. Santa Monica “Big Blue” Bus Lines #2, #3, Rapid 3, #7 and #9 service the City Hall and Civic Center.

Pursuant to California Government Code Section 65009(b), if this matter is subsequently challenged in Court, the challenge may be limited to only those issues raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Santa Monica at, or prior to, the public hearing.


Esto es una noticia de una audiencia pública para revisar applicaciónes proponiendo desarrollo en Santa Monica. Si deseas más información, favor de llamar a Carmen Gutierrez en la División de Planificación al número (310) 458-8341.

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