Ludington expected to make recreational marijuana decision end of November

October 31, 2022

Ludington expected to make recreational marijuana decision end of November

LUDINGTON — City Council and Planning Commission are expected to review the final draft documents of the city’s recreation marijuana rules over the next month with an expected vote by City Council on Monday, Nov. 28. 

One of the primary components of the rules include a change in zoning to allow various recreational marijuana businesses in certain parts of the city including: grower, processor, retailer, secure transporter, safety compliance, and excess grower. 

If approved as presented, retailer facilities would be allowed only in commercial 1, commercial 2, maritime commercial and waterfront maritime districts (see map). Other businesses would only be allowed in manufacturing 1 and 2 districts. 

The ordinance would also limit marijuana establishments to be 500 feet from another marijuana establishment, shall prohibit any marijuana establishment in an area zoned for residential use, prohibit any marijuana establishment to be within 500 feet of a licensed preschool, child care center, or public or private school. 

The Planning Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The next City Council meeting is Monday, Nov. 14. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. and are held at the Ludington Municipal Building, 400 S. Harrison St. 

Read draft ordinance here. 

Proposed Ludington marijuana zoning map


Ludington day care/school map

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