Pot Clubs to meet Code
Is This an A2 Occupancy?
The City of San Fransisco will now begin to regulate clubs for medical marijuana. Get the 2005 law in place has been a bit political and somewhat delayed. The clubs are to meet proper zoning and building codes which has created problems with the owners.
Most of the delays, according to pot club owners, stem from zoning rules, a requirement that the clubs be handicap-accessible and the fact that four city agencies are involved in the process. To receive a permit, the clubs have pay a $7,000 fee to the Department of Public Health and then gain approval from the Planning Department, the mayor’s Office on Disability and the Building Department.
Two Towns Consolidate Building Inspector
Decline in construction has Southborough and Ashland considering a merger between the two building and safety departments. The current building inspector Peter Johnson plans to retire next month. The two towns are considering sharing Ashland Building Inspector’s time between the two cities if an agreement can be reached.
A Los Angles Fire Department inspector was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe for a board and care facility. The bribe was part of a sting operations by the LAPD.
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- State Fire Marshal John Falgione is warning North Platte residents to be wary of a man trying to sell fire alarms