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File #: 21-262    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/5/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action:
Title: Action on a Written Petition Submitted by Councilmember Becker Requesting a Discussion on Amending of Section 18.102.010 ("Commercial Marijuana Activity Prohibited") of Chapter 18.102 ("Regulation of Marijuana") of Title 18 ("Zoning") of "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California" on removing the ban on all Commercial Cannabis Activity
Attachments: 1. Council Policy 030, 2. Writtten Petition dated February 3, 2021 from Councilmember Becker, 3. POST MEETING MATERIAL, 4. eComments
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SUBJECT
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Action on a Written Petition Submitted by Councilmember Becker Requesting a Discussion on Amending of Section 18.102.010 ("Commercial Marijuana Activity Prohibited") of Chapter 18.102 ("Regulation of Marijuana") of Title 18 ("Zoning") of "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California" on removing the ban on all Commercial Cannabis Activity

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BACKGROUND
Council Policy 030 - Adding an Item on the Agenda (Attachment 1) sets forth the procedure for written petitions. Members of the City Council shall use the Council Item Request Form to submit a written request for inclusion of an item on a future City Council agenda. Per the policy, the written request will be submitted on the agenda, in the form substantially provided by the requestor without any staff analysis, including fiscal review, legal review and policy review. If a simple majority of the City Council supports further study of the request, then a full staff analysis shall be prepared within thirty (30) days, unless otherwise directed by the City Council.

DISCUSSION
The City Clerk's Office has received a Written Petition for Council consideration from Councilmember Becker dated February 3, 2021 (Attachment 2) requesting a discussion on amending of Section 18.102.010 ("Commercial Marijuana Activity Prohibited") of Chapter 18.102 ("Regulation of Marijuana") of Title 18 ("Zoning") of "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California" on removing the ban on all Commercial Cannabis Activity.

FISCAL IMPACT
There is no fiscal impact other than administrative staff time.

PUBLIC CONTACT
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