Madison Township Zoning Commission has scheduled a public hearing at 7 p.m., Jan. 10, regarding proposed amendments to the community’s zoning text that pertain to businesses specializing in medical marijuana.
That hearing will take place at the township Administration Building, at 2065 Hubbard Road.
The commission is inviting members of the public to officially comment on proposed conditional-use regulations for medical marijuana cultivators, processors and retail dispensaries in specific township zoning districts.
These suggested rules were created following a Nov. 17 special meeting, during which township trustees approved a six-month moratorium on issuing and processing permits allowing retail dispensers, cultivators or processors of medical marijuana within the township.
That meeting was called after trustees became aware of a Michigan-based company’s desire to establish a medical-marijuana dispensary in the township.
Future Gen Ohio was looking to establish a medical marijuana dispensary in the former Advanced Auto Parts building at 6623 North Ridge Road.
An attorney spoke on behalf of Future Gen Ohio during the Nov. 17 gathering. She said the company wanted a township government representative to sign a form verifying that the community had no moratoriums in place regarding the issuing of permits for medical marijuana dispensaries.
The company intended to