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PLANNING BOARD

Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Town Council Chambers

Agenda:
PUBLIC HEARING & FULL AGENDA TO FOLLOW:

The Freeport Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Freeport Town Hall Council Chambers to discuss the following proposed amendments to the Freeport Zoning Ordinance:

1. Sec. 514.B.5 – Off-street parking and loading – to clarify how to measure the square feet of a building for the purpose of calculating the required parking.
2. Amendments regarding medical marijuana
a. Sec. 104 – Definitions – add definitions of “marijuana for medical use”, “primary caregiver”, “qualifying patient”, “voluntary registered patient”, “non-registered patient”, and “medical marijuana production facility”
b. Sec. 406.B – Medium Density District A & B – add medical marijuana production facility as a permitted use subject to Site Plan Review. Facilities can be no larger than 10,000 square feet, all facilities must have a carbon filtration system and they must be at least 1,000 feet away from a public or private school (as defined by this Ordinance) and as measured along roads.
c. Sec. 409.B – Commercial District 1 – add medical marijuana production facility as a permitted use subject to Site Plan Review. Facilities can be no larger than 10,000 square feet, all facilities must have a carbon filtration system and they must be at least 1,000 feet away from a public or private school (as defined by this Ordinance) and as measured along roads.

The public is welcome to attend. For more information contact Donna Larson, Town Planner 865-4743 ext 103 or dlarson@freeportmaine.com

FREEPORT PLANNING BOARD
FREEPORT TOWN OFFICES-COUNCIL CHAMBERS
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:00 PM

AGENDA


1. Informational exchange

2. Public Hearings

1. Amendments regarding medical marijuana
a. Sec. 104 – Definitions – add definitions of “marijuana for medical use”, “primary caregiver”, “qualifying patient”, “voluntary registered patient”, “non-registered patient”, and “medical marijuana production facility”
b. Sec. 406.B – Medium Density District A & B – add medical marijuana production facility as a permitted use subject to Site Plan Review. Facilities can be no larger than 10,000 square feet, all facilities must have a carbon filtration system and they must be at least 1,000 feet away from a public or private school (as defined by this Ordinance) and as measured along roads.
c. Sec. 409.B – Commercial District 1 – add medical marijuana production facility as a permitted use subject to Site Plan Review. Facilities can be no larger than 10,000 square feet, all facilities must have a carbon filtration system and they must be at least 1,000 feet away from a public or private school (as defined by this Ordinance) and as measured along roads.

2. Sec. 514.B.5 – Off-street parking and loading – to clarify how to measure the square feet of a building for the purpose of calculating the required parking.


3. Discussion of next steps and approaches for adjusting the parking requirement in the VC-1 District


4. Adjourn