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<br />CITY OF FAIRFIELD <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. 2007 - \ <;; <br /> <br />AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FAIRFIELD <br />AMENDING CHAPTER 25, ARTICLE ONE OF THE FAIRFIELD CITY CODE TO <br />CLARIFY THAT MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES ARE NOT A PERMITTED <br />USE IN ANY ZONE IN THE CITY <br /> <br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FAIRFIELD DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br />SECTION 1: Statement of Intent: <br /> <br />A. On June 25, 2005, the Fairfield City Council adopted a moratorium on <br />medical marijuana dispensaries to allow for additional time to review <br />issues associated with such uses in light of State and federal law and <br />information on the impacts of said facilities. <br /> <br />B. The City Council has considered the potential impacts of such facilities, <br />and, based on the advice of Counsel, has determined that said facilities <br />should be prohibited within the City of Fairfield. <br /> <br />C. The City has held a duly noticed public hearing on the proposed Zoning <br />Ordinance revisions prohibiting medical marijuana facilities, in accordance <br />with the rules and regulations regarding such. <br /> <br />SECTION 2: Section 25.22 ("Commercial Zoning Districts"), Subsection 25.22.4 <br />("Regulations of Specific Uses"), is hereby amended by adding a new Subsection <br /> to read as follows: <br /> <br />" Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Prohibited <br />A medical marijuana dispensary is not an allowable use anywhere in the <br />City." <br /> <br />SECTION 3: Section 25.50 ("Definitions of Terms and Phrases"), Subsection <br />25~50.2 ("Definitions of Land Uses, General Terms, and Phrases") is hereby <br />amended by adding a new definition for "Medical Marijuana Dispensary" to read <br />as follows: <br /> <br />""Medical Marijuana Dispensary." Any location, structure, vehicle, <br />store, co-op, residence, or similar facility used, in full or in part, as a place <br />at or in which marijuana is sold, traded, exchanged, bartered for in any <br />way. "Medical marijuana dispensary" shall include but not be limited to <br />facilities which make available and/or distribute marijuana in accordance <br />with California Health and Safety Code Section 11362.5 et seq. "Medical <br />marijuana dispensary" shall not include the following uses, as long as the <br />location of such uses are otherwise regulated by this code or applicable <br />