Long Beach, CA
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File #: 05-2695    Version: Name: Urgency Ordinance
Type: Emergency Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/5/2005 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/10/2005 Final action: 5/17/2005
Title: Recommendation to conduct final reading of ordinance to place a six-month moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Long Beach; and to declare ordinance read and adopted as read. (Citywide)
Sponsors: City Attorney
Code sections: 21.50.040 - Adoption of interim ordinance.
Attachments: 1. H-2att.pdf, 2. H-2sr.pdf, 3. ORD-20sr.pdf, 4. ORD-20att.pdf, 5. ORD-05-0008
Related files: 11-1156, 15-0274, 15-1270
TITLE
Recommendation to conduct final reading of ordinance to place a six-month moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Long Beach; and to declare ordinance read and adopted as read.  (Citywide)
 
DISCUSSION
The ordinance is submitted for second reading and adoption by the City Council.
 
Background:
On May 10, 2005, the City Council conducted a public hearing and adopted an
urgency ordinance approving a moratorium prohibiting the establishment of
medical marijuana dispensaries in the City until suitable regulations can be
developed and put in place.
 
TIMING CONSIDERATIONS
None.
 
FISCAL IMPACT
[Fiscal Impact]
 
SUGGESTED ACTION
Approve recommendation.
 
BODY
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF LONG BEACH TEMPORARILY PROHIBITING THE
ESTABLISHMENT OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA
DISPENSARIES; DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF;
AND DECLARING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE
EFFECT IMMEDIATELY
 
Respectfully Submitted,
ROBERT E,SHANNON, City Attorney
MICHAEL J. MAIS, Assistant City Attorney