Courtesy of CannaLaw Blog

#californiacannabis – “L.A. County plans to allow the following businesses in in its borders in 2023: 25 retail, 25 delivery, 10 cultivation (indoor or mixed light only), 10 distribution, and 10 testing licenses. Priority goes to equity applicants.

The exact licensing/permitting process has yet to be revealed. We can really only tell what the general “framework” for it is. Nonetheless, the local approval process should be in place by 2023.”

It’s important to know the basic Planning Commissioner’s positions, the surrounding neighborhood and the previous use of the property before choosing a location for a cannabis use……

#californiacannabis – ““My personal opinion is that the applicant chose the wrong location,” Planning Chair Byron de Arakal said. “I have real concerns about the level of activity and the level of traffic going in and out of the store; not that it’s going to be bad, but it’s going to be noticeably cheek to jowl against people’s backyards and their bedroom windows.”

A tight-knit group of residents living on Costa Mesa’s the Masters Circle, where homes back up to the parking lot of the Bristol Street property, expressed their opposition to the dispensary and the noise, traffic and loitering they felt it would engender.

The building is currently occupied by insurance agents, attorneys and other tenants who mainly operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, leaving the property vacant on weekends. By comparison, CM Triangle planned to operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week, serving up to 300 customers daily.”