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Recreational Marihuana

On Monday, March 11, 2019, Mayor and Council held a Study Session to allow residents a platform to provide their input on whether the City should opt-out of allowing Marihuana related business to operate within the City. The video was held in Council Chambers and can be viewed here

Additional documents can be found here

On Tuesday November 4, 2019 a citizen's iniatiated proposal was passed by the voters in Lincoln Park to allow for marihuana businesses to operate within the City of Lincoln Park’s General Industrial District.  This shall include secure transporters, safety compliance facilities, cultivation, processing, retail and medical marihuana provisioning centers.  The City shall issue no more than two (2) licenses for provisioning centers and retail facilities and one (1) license for each remaining category of businesses.  Provisioning centers and retail facilities shall be open to the public no earlier than 9:00 a.m. and will close no later than 10:00 p.m. 

On Monday, December 2, 2019 the City Council voted to hire an outside attorney to draft the Ordinances and procedures necessary to govern those businesses.  The law firm of Clark-Hill is working to draft an Ordinance and to establish policies and procedures necessary for the process. 
As further information becomes available, including meetings and the availabilty of applications,  we will add that information to this page.

There are currently no meetings planned or new information available.