City Council discusses medical cannabis dispensary zoning
Published 10:01 am Wednesday, January 25, 2023
At the Jan. 24 Troy City Council meeting, the council heard the first reading of a proposed amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance for medical cannabis dispensaries.
At a previous council meeting, the council approved a resolution to allow for business licenses for medical cannabis dispensaries. At the Jan. 24 meeting, the council heard the first reading of a proposed amendment to Troy’s zoning ordinance that will permit licensed medical cannabis dispensaries to operate in C4 highway commercial zoning districts and M1 and M2 industrial districts with restrictions.
These restrictions include that no dispensary would be allowed in a location with access to a developed neighborhood street and will not be allowed within 1,000 feet of a school, daycare or childcare facility. Additionally, dispensary sites will have to adhere to the state’s medical cannabis advertising laws, which can be found online at, https://tinyurl.com/2uzya82d.
The council will hear a second reading of the proposed amendment, along with holding a public hearing, at the next council meeting on Feb. 6 before the