Burien follows Des Moines in approving marijuana zoning


While the Des Moines City Council voted 6-0 in November to approve zoning and land use regulations for recreational marijuana licensees, the Burien City Council voted 5-2 Monday night (Feb. 3) to adopt similar regulations.

In Burien, Mayor Lucy Krakowiak, Deputy Mayor Bob Edgar, and Council members Lauren Berkowitz, Gerald Robison, and Nancy Tosta voted yes while members Steve Armstrong and Debi Wagner voted no.

Production, which will be limited to indoor operations, and processing can be located only in areas zoned Industrial and Airport Industrial. Retail sales must be located in areas zoned for commercial activity. All such businesses must conform to other restrictions to keep them away from areas frequented by young people.


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