The question of where storefront retail cannabis businesses should be allowed to operate in Redwood City will discussed at a virtual Planning Commission meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15.
On Aug. 24, the City Council set forth a process to allow up to six such businesses to operate in the city and to allow them to also conduct deliveries within zoning districts that permit general retail. The businesses must operate at least 600 feet from schools, parks and other sensitive uses.
City staff and council is recommending allowing retail cannabis stores to be located in all of Redwood City’s zoning districts that already permit general retail. They’re also recommending to allow retail in certain industrial zones “if the space was greater than 30,000 square feet,” which is the current threshold for general retail use in those zones.