Medical marijuana hearing continued
Zoning board says too many open issues
UPPER DUBLIN » Efforts to meet a Dec. 29 deadline to open a medical marijuana dispensary in the Fort Washington Office Park were recently stymied for a second time in two weeks.
Bay LLC, operating as Cure PA, appeared before the Upper Dublin Zoning Hearing Board Oct. 30 seeking variances regarding a nonconforming use, uses permitted in the floodplain conservation district, and maximum window sill and lintel height in the Fort Washington Village District for the proposed dispensary at 475 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
The plan involves razing the long-vacant, former gas station building and replacing it with a 1,300-square-foot facility in the footprint of the original building. The new structure would be raised 2 feet above the base flood elevation.
After almost three hours of testimony, followed by a brief executive session, zoning board Chairman Leonard Karp announced the board “decided to continue the hearing,” as it was “not comfortable making a decision with loose ends.”
The township planning commission, also citing “loose ends,” had declined Oct. 17 to make a recommendation regarding the land development plan for the facility, telling Bay LLC CEO Sil
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Dan Endicott, self-portrait