Cannabis develop proposed
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A new cannabis develop operation could be coming to an industrial area in West Kelowna if council approves it Tuesday.
The proposed facility would see 3 of 6 properties in a enhancement in an industrial region on Kyle Road be used to increase cannabis. The 6 constructing improvement will contain 59 independent units, ranging in measurement from 1,700 to 20,000 sq. ft.
The proposal in entrance of council Tuesday seeks an modification to West Kelowna’s bylaws that now prohibit hashish manufacturing in multi-tenant structures, if all tenants of the developing are not escalating hashish.
West Kelowna personnel say the bylaw was intended to “protect the fascination of, and eradicate any likely impacts to current tenants in multi-tenant buildings,” but mainly because this new development does not have any present tenants, staff members are recommending council approve the modification.
The facility will also slide inside the 150-metre buffer zone from the Brookhaven Treatment Centre house, which is prohibited by the city’s bylaws. Presented that the real care facility setting up is 245 metres from the proposed cannabis facility, and is divided by McDougal Creek, West Kelowna staff members have advisable council approve the software.
Underneath ordinary situation, if council have been to give the cannabis facility very first and 2nd examining on Tuesday, a general public hearing would be held to let the general public to comment on the proposed facility. But the COVID-19 pandemic has designed day to day everyday living far from “normal.”
“Staff are at the moment awaiting path from the province on how to keep meaningful community hearings although meeting all of the Provincial Overall health Orders and recommendations owing to the COVID-19 pandemic,” West Kelowna workers stated in their report.
As these types of, personnel have advisable council waive the public hearing solely.