Tag: marijuana dispensary

Residents hear Pacheco Bvld. dispensary plan

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

About 20 residents responded to a flyer inviting them to a presentation at the Mt. View Clubhouse Sept. 26. Elemental Wellness Company is a successful legal marijuana dispensary operating in San Jose for nearly 11 years, and they have applied to locate in the unincorporated area of Martinez. Twenty-five cannabis businesses are vying for the […]

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Martinez City Council may offer cannabis waivers to Firefly

Martinez City Council may offer cannabis waivers to Firefly

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Firefly, the company that has been attempting to open a marijuana dispensary in Martinez since 2017, could get some waivers from the city’s new commercial cannabis ordinance requirements, according to a resolution under consideration today by the City Council. An amendment to the new ordinance could be introduced at tonight’s meeting, and […]

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Council to hear introduction of commercial cannabis ordinance tonight

Council to hear introduction of commercial cannabis ordinance tonight

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez City Council will take public comment tonight during the first airing of a proposed commercial cannabis ordinance and the related amendment of the zoning code. The law has been in development for some time, with the Council giving its staff direction Sept. 5, 2018, about the number and types of cannabis businesses that should […]

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Planning Commission sends recommendation for cannabis ordinance to City Council

Planning Commission sends recommendation for cannabis ordinance to City Council

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission decided Tuesday it likes most of the provisions of a proposed commercial cannabis ordinance, but suggested allowing an additional delivery service among those the city would allow to operate within its limits. City staff has recommended two retail, or dispensary, cannabis businesses, and has suggested they’d be suitable additions […]

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Planning Commission weighs in on commercial cannabis ordinance

Planning Commission weighs in on commercial cannabis ordinance

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In a workshop devoted to making suggestions for Martinez’s commercial cannabis ordinance, the Planning Commission focused Thursday on getting one phrase defined – “youth center.” Frustrated by the vague way California defined the term in its own cannabis law, the Planning Commission equally has been upset that the definition has delayed a […]

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Council to hear appeal of cannabis dispensary permit

Council to hear appeal of cannabis dispensary permit

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez City Council will hear an appeal tonight of the Planning Commission’s approval of a conditional use permit for a medicinal marijuana dispensary in a suite at 4808 Sunrise Drive. After several Planning Commission meetings to determine whether a gym that’s a tenant in the building has enough young clientele to be called as a […]

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Marijuana dispensary clears first hurdle

Marijuana dispensary clears first hurdle

| August 1, 2018 | 4 Comments

Planning Commission approves permit, sends agreement to council for vote MARTINEZ, Calif. – With an acknowledgment it is punting a final decision, the Planning Commission approved a permit for the city’s first medicinal marijuana dispensary and has sent the project’s development agreement to the Council for its vote. Firefly’s application is the only one under […]

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Planning commission may rule Monday on cannabis dispensary

Planning commission may rule Monday on cannabis dispensary

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez Planning Commission may decide Monday whether a medicinal marijuana dispensary is appropriate to open in a suite at 4808 Sunrise Drive, in the same building of an athletic gym that says more than two-thirds of its clients are minors. Brian Millar, contract planner, wrote in his report that while the applicant, Firefly Health Corporation […]

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Planning commission delays decision on commercial cannabis application

Planning commission delays decision on commercial cannabis application

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission agreed Tuesday with a city staff recommendation to delay deciding whether to recommend the City Council approve an application for a medicinal marijuana dispensary. Originally, Contract Planner Cindy Gnos and Community and Economic Development Director Christina Ratcliffe had suggested the Commission recommend approving the conditional use permit and an […]

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