3-17 Certain Retail Marijuana Facilities Prohibited

A.    Definitions.

The terms used in this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, shall have the same meanings as defined in the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code, Title 12, Article 43.4, Colorado Revised Statutes, as now existing or as hereinafter amended by the state legislature.

B.    Certain Retail Marijuana Establishments Prohibited

It is unlawful for any person to operate, cause to be operated, or permit to be operated, any retail marijuana store, retail marijuana cultivation facility, retail marijuana testing facility, or retail marijuana product manufacturing facility within the City limits, or within any area hereinafter annexed to the City.

C.    Penalty

A violation of the provisions of this Section shall be punishable as follows:

1.    By a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisonment for not more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment.

2.    Each and every day a violation of the provisions of this Section is committed, exists, or continues shall be deemed a separate offense.

3.    The City is specifically authorized to seek an injunction, abatement, restitution or any other remedy necessary to prevent, enjoin, abate, or remove the violation.

4.    Continuing violations of this Section are declared to be a nuisance and the City is authorized to seek to abate such nuisance under Chapter 10 of this Code. The City may recover all costs of abatement as provided for in Chapter 10.

5.    Any remedies provided for herein shall be cumulative and not exclusive, and shall be in addition to any other remedies provided by law or in equity.

(Source: Ordinance No. 9, 2014; Ordinance No. 8, 2014)