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Public Hearing for land use bylaw amendments related to cannabis retail stores

April 13, 2018 4:48 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

City Council will hear from citizens on Monday, April 16, at a public hearing about cannabis retail stores in Red Deer.

The public hearing comes after City Council approved first reading of the proposed land use bylaw amendment on Monday, March 5, 2018. Following the council meeting, an online survey was conducted to get feedback from citizens. In total, 1,474 people responded to the survey with results available in the council agenda package posted to The City’s website yesterday.

On Monday, City Council will consider where cannabis retail stores are located as well as the minimum distance between recreational cannabis retails stores and liquor stores, schools, daycares, health and recreation facilities.

City Council will hear from any person claiming to be affected by the proposed bylaw at a public hearing on Monday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, Floor 2, City Hall. Citizens must enter City Hall through the doors located on the west (park) side of the building. Council’s procedure bylaw indicates each presentation is limited to 10 minutes, and any submissions are public information.

For more information, citizens can visit The City’s public hearing page at www.reddeer.ca/publichearings or contact Legislative Services at 403-342-8132.

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For more information, please contact:

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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