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Cannabis Regulation Development

On June 11, 2019, District Council considered recommendations from the Cannabis Report - Key Decision Points Adobe PDF Icon, as well as the responses from the Citizens' Survey and provided the following resolutions to guide Staff in the development of the cannabis regulatory framework for Peachland.



Cannabis Use

Resolution No. RC-11/06/19-005

THAT Council direct staff to develop bylaw amendments that use the same approach and methodology for regulating the use of cannabis, tobacco, smoking and vaping in parks and at municipal facilities; and

THAT Council direct Staff to develop Bylaw amendments to prohibit smoking or vaping in all parks and at all municipal facilities except in designated areas; and

THAT Council direct Staff not to develop bylaw amendments to prohibit the use of cannabis and tobacco in public places.


Recreational Cannabis Stores

Resolution No. RC-11/06/19-006

THAT Council direct Staff to develop bylaw amendments to allow Recreational Cannabis Stores as a permitted use in the Downtown, Beach Avenue and Clements Neighbourhood’s; and

THAT the number of Recreational Cannabis Stores in the District be limited to two (2); and

THAT Council directs Staff to develop a modified Business Licensing process for the approval and ongoing operation of Recreational Cannabis Stores in Peachland; and

THAT Council direct Staff to bring forward Zoning amendments to permit the use of Recreational Cannabis Store in the CR-1, C-2, C-9 Zones, and CD-2 zones.


Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary

Resolution No. RC-11-06-19-007

THAT Council direct Staff to bring forward Zoning amendments to permit the use of Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary in the same Zones as Recreational Cannabis Stores with the addition of Mixed Use Zone(s) and the Institutional where Health Services are permitted.


Recreational Cannabis Cultivation, Individual

Resolution No. RC-11/06/19-008

THAT Council directs Staff not to further regulate the cultivation of recreational cannabis by an individual beyond the Provincial regulations as amended from time to time.


Medicinal Cannabis Cultivation, Individual

Resolution No. RC-11/06/19-009

THAT Council direct Staff to develop regulations to mitigate the impacts of medicinal cannabis cultivation on neighbourhood character and other residents living in the area.


Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

Resolution No. RC-11/16/19-010

THAT Council direct Staff to develop a Zoning amendment Bylaw to regulate the commercial cultivation of cannabis in the A-1 – ALR Zone;

AND THAT Council direct Staff to develop regulations that allow Commercial Cannabis Cultivation as a permitted use in the A-2 – Rural (Non-ALR) Zone for Council’s consideration;

AND THAT Council direct Staff to develop regulations that allow Commercial Cannabis Cultivation as a permitted use in the I-1 – Industrial Zone for Council’s consideration.


Commercial Cannabis Production

Resolution No. RC-11/06/19-011

THAT Council direct Staff to develop appropriate regulations to allow Commercial Cannabis Production as a permitted use in all Zones where Commercial Cannabis Cultivation is permitted and in the C-2, C-3, C-4 C-9 and CD-2 Zones.