Hearing Scheduled 3-29-18 Regarding Marijuana Production Conditional Use Permit
The proposal is for a conditional use permit for Olympus Gardens, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board License #412943 Tier 3, 10,000 square foot of canopy to permit the production of recreational marijuana only, including the drying, trimming and bagging of product, in a rural residential 1:10 zone on Marrowstone Island. JCC 18.20.295(3)(a) authorizes marijuana production as a Type II Conditional Discretionary “C(d)” Use permit in the rural residential zone. The applicant has agreed to forgo the C(d) administrative determination process (JCC 18.40.520(2)(a)), and process the application as a full Type III Conditional “C” Use permit requiring public notice, a public hearing and a decision by the Jefferson County Hearing Examiner. Production will take place entirely inside a 10,080 square foot, 23 foot tall greenhouse to control light, odor and sound, under building permit BLD17-00093. Project shall comply with all applicable JCC sections, including JCC 18.20.295 Recreational Marijuana, and JCC 18.40.530 Conditional Use criteria. A noise study shall be included to address Hearing Examiner findings and conclusions issued with a prior decision of denial processed as ZON17-00002. The project is exempt from SEPA review under WAC 197-11-800(1)(d) and JCC 18.40.750(1)(d).
Project files can be found here: Project Files
The Hearing Notice can be found here: Hearing Notice
The Staff Report can be found here: Staff Report
Summary of Application and Recommendation
Date of Application: The Application was received on March 7th, 2017 and deemed complete on April 14th, 2017.
Open Record Hearing: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 – Commissioners Chambers, Jefferson County Courthouse.
Application: Proposal for a conditional use permit for Olympus Gardens (Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board License #412943 for Tier 3) 10,000 square foot of canopy for production and a cottage industry permit for processing of recreational marijuana (Processing will be for flower and dry sifted hash) in a rural residential 1:10 zone on Marrowstone Island, case MLA17-00019. Production and processing will take place entirely inside a 10,080 square foot, 23 foot tall greenhouse, being reviewed under building permit BLD17-00093. Type A full screen landscaping is required to screen use from the road and adjacent parcels. Staff Report to the Jefferson County Hearing Examiner MLA17-00019/ZON17-00002, ZON17-00003, BLD17-00093 – Type III Conditional Use 2
Recommendation: Approval with Conditions