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PUBLIC HEARING Bylaw 1929-18 18 LUA 006 (Text Amendments - Cannabis Uses & Solar Installations) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY OF NEWELL IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA PROPOSED BYLAW NO. 1929-18 11:30 a.m., November 8, 2018 County of Newell Council Chambers WHEREAS the Council of the County of Newell desires to add regulations to manage cannabis production facilities and retail sales in consideration of federal and provincial laws coming into effect to legalise cannabis use, sales and production and to also amend criteria pertaining to the height of solar panel installations. AND WHEREAS the purpose of the proposed bylaw is to add the following to Schedule 5: 1.To add the definitions for: cannabis; cannabis accessory; cannabis production facility and cannabis retail store. 2.The following definitions be amended: Retail; Greenhouse; Intensive horticultural operation. 3.Delete the following definition: Licensed Medical Marihuana Production Facility. 4.That the use “Retail cannabis store” be added to the to Schedule 2, Land Use District Regulations as a discretionary use in the Hamlet Business – HB, Rural Business – RB, and Rural Industrial – RI Land Use Districts. 5.That the use “Retail” be added to Schedule 2, Land Use District Regulations as a discretionary use in Rural Industrial – RI Land Use District. 6.That the criteria for Cannabis Retail Store be added to Schedule 4 Specific Use Standards. 7.That any wording and text within the entire Land Use Bylaw of “Medical Marihuana Production Facility” use is to be renamed to “Cannabis Production Facility’’. 8.That Schedule 4, Specific Use Standards, Section 19 for ‘Medical Cannabis Production Facility’ be amended. 9.That Schedule 4, Specific Use Standards, Section 3.8 be amended to increase the height of free- standing solar panels to 4.6 m (15 ft.) from 2.4 m (8 ft.) THEREFORE, TAKE NOTICE THAT a public hearing to contemplate the proposed Bylaw No. 1929- th 18 will be held in the County of Newell Council Chambers at 11:30 a.m. on the 8 day of November, 2018. A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected at the County of Newell office during normal business hours. AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT anyone wishing to make a presentation regarding the proposed bylaw should contact the Chief Administrative Officer no later than 4:00 p.m. on the st 1 day of November, 2018. Both written and/or verbal presentations may be given at the public hearing. th DATED at the County of Newell in the Province of Alberta this 27 day of September, 2018. Pam Elliott County of Newell Box 130 Brooks, Alberta T1R 1B2