Priority processing means an application filed by an applicant as provided by Measure L, adopted by the voters of the City of Jurupa Valley on November 6, 2018 and City of Jurupa Valley Municipal Code Section 11.45.040.
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In order to avoid excessive concentration of commercial cannabis activity in the City, no exempted lot shall be located within a 1,000-foot radius of three or more exempted lots. The distance specified in this paragraph shall be the horizontal distance measured in a straight line from the property line of the lot on which a proposed exempted premises is to be located to the closest property line of each of the three nearest lots on which exempted premises are located, without regard to intervening structures.
Exempted commercial cannabis activity shall only be conducted upon an exempted lot that is located in one or more of the following zone districts of the City:
Type 3 (retail sales) shall be the only exemption type allowed in the C-1/C-P (General Commercial) and R-VC (Rubidoux-Village Commercial) zone districts of the City.
As set forth in Jurupa Valley Municipal Code Section 11.45.030 (e), the number of exempted retail sales premises within the City shall be limited to 1 per 15,000 City residents.
This number shall increase with each additional 15,000 City residents, such that for 30,000 City residents the number of exempted retail sales premises would be limited to 2, for 45,000 City residents the number would be limited to three exempted retail sales premises, and so on.
The population figures to be used shall be those most recently estimated and officially published by the California Department of Finance for cities, counties and the state.
According to the current population, the maximum number of exempted retail sales premises that will be permitted in the City of Jurupa Valley is 7.
According to Measure L: “The City’s designated permitting agency shall give priority in processing applications to those applicants that can demonstrate that they filed an “initial-not amended or restated-Statement by Unincorporated Association, that specifically contains the following language: "commercial cannabis" or "commercial marijuana," which contained those exact words at the time such Statement by Unincorporated Association was filed with the California Secretary of State, and that was file-stamped by the California Secretary of State on or before the date of September 1, 2016.”
As set forth in Section 11.45.050 of the Jurupa Valley Municipal Code, 100 calendar days following the date of enactment of this Chapter, the City Clerk shall begin accepting non-priority applications. The City Clerk shall ensure that each non-priority application is date and time-stamped, and processed in the order in which it was received.
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The City Clerk will determine if the priority application or non-priority application is complete through an initial 10-day review period.
Pursuant to Resolution Number 2018-76, the fee for a Commercial Cannabis Permit is $2,500.