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File #: R-22-43   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/6/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/22/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Extending A Moratorium Established By R-21-165 To Prohibit Cannabis Retail, Cannabis Cultivation, And Cannabis Manufacturing Uses In The Old Town Historic Protection Overlay Zone Until The Sooner Of October 1, 2022 Or When The 2021 Integrated Development Ordinance Annual Update Becomes Effective (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-43, 2. R-43final
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-22-43 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Extending A Moratorium Established By R-21-165 To Prohibit Cannabis Retail, Cannabis Cultivation, And Cannabis Manufacturing Uses In The Old Town Historic Protection Overlay Zone Until The Sooner Of October 1, 2022 Or When The 2021 Integrated Development Ordinance Annual Update Becomes Effective (Benton)
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EXTENDING A MORATORIUM ESTABLISHED BY R-21-165 TO PROHIBIT CANNABIS RETAIL, CANNABIS CULTIVATION, AND CANNABIS MANUFACTURING USES IN THE OLD TOWN HISTORIC PROTECTION OVERLAY ZONE UNTIL THE SOONER OF OCTOBER 1, 2022 OR WHEN THE 2021 INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE ANNUAL UPDATE BECOMES EFFECTIVE.
WHEREAS, R-21-165 was approved by the City Council in June of 2021 to establish a moratorium on new cannabis-related businesses in the Old Town Historic Protection Overlay Zone (HPO-5); and
WHEREAS, through O-22-10, the 2021 update to the Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO), the City of Albuquerque is contemplating making permanent the prohibitions found in R-21-165; and
WHEREAS, it is expected that the 2021 IDO Annual update will become effective in the coming months, but not before R-21-165 will expire on July 1, 2022; and
WHEREAS, to ensure the character of the Old Town HPO-5 area is carefully considered until O-22-10 has been finally acted upon by the City Council the moratorium should be extended.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
The City of Albuquerque shall not accept any building permits, land use, or business registration applications or requests for Cannabis Retail, Cannabis Cultivation, or Cannabis Manufacturing uses as defined in Section 14-16-7 of the Integrated Development Ordinance within the Old Town Historic Protection Overlay zone (HPO-5) as described in Section 15-16-3-5(J) of the Integrated Development ...

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