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Planning commission supports restrictions on marijuana businesses

The Ontario Planning Commission met Monday, Oct. 8 to draft a proposed marijuana zoning ordinance to send to the City Council for consideration. The next council meeting will be held at City Hall on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon)

ONTARIO - The Ontario Planning Commission met for nearly four hours Monday night to tackle land-use changes to the current city ordinance to include marijuana facilities and operations, provided that voters on Nov. 6 approve the measure to lift the ban on marijuana sales in the city.

A large number of people attended the meeting. at City Hall to hear the proposed marijuana zoning ordinances presented to the planning commission and the emotional testimony of citizens who are either for or against marijuana use.

Dan Cummings, city community development director, outlined the recommended changes . . .