Moratorium

Recent moratoriums on and regulation of medical cannabis access gardens and points across the state of Washington are listed here. If you have any information about local moratoriums or regulations not listed or have up to date infromation please send us a note to info@cdc.coop or call 1-888-208-5332 and press 0 to be connected to a volunteer.

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Arlington - moratorium

http://www.arlingtonwa.gov/index.aspx?page=66
Meetings are held on the first through the fourth Mondays, check the website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Council Chambers 110 E. 3rd St. Arlington, WA 98223.

Anacortes - moratorium

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/jun/29/anacortes-updates-medical-m...

Auburn - moratorium

One-year moratorium adopted unanimously by Auburn City Council on August 15, 2011.

http://www.mapinc.org/norml/v11/n538/a05.htm

http://www.auburnwa.gov/government/city_clerk/agendas/city_council.asp
Meetings are held on the First and Second Monday of the month, check their website for the agenda, schedule and archives.

Bremerton - moratorium

Six-month moratorium

http://shelton.komonews.com/news/politics/666339-commission-keeps-mariju...

http://www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/display.php?id=580
Meetings are held on the first through the fourth Wednesday's of the month, check their website for the agenda, schedule and archives.

Burlington - moratorium

http://www.ci.burlington.wa.us/imageuploads/Media-4005.pdf

Camas - moratorium

http://www.camaspostrecord.com/news/2011/jul/19/cities-place-moratorium-...

http://www.ci.camas.wa.us/govern/council.htm
City Council Meetings are held the first and third Monday of the month in the City Hall Council Chambers, 616 NE 4th Avenue, Camas, from 7:00 p.m. until adjournment. Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Castle Rock - regulation

Ordinance No. 2011-08, passed 07/11/2011 - Adopts interim zoning controls regarding medical marijuana collective gardens for a period of six months

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/c37o2011-08.pdf
http://tdn.com/news/local/article_739e5702-ac51-11e0-9753-001cc4c002e0.html
http://ci.castle-rock.wa.us/council/Agenda_11July11.pdf
http://www.mapinc.org/norml/v11/n576/a09.htm

http://ci.castle-rock.wa.us/government.htm
Council Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month at 7:30 p.m., check their website for the agenda, schedule and archives. Meetings are at the Castle Rock Senior Center, 222 2nd Avenue SW, Castle Rock, WA, 98611

Centralia - moratorium

http://m.chronline.com/mobile/news/article_3136e428-ce76-11e0-9c0a-001cc...

http://www.cityofcentralia.com/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=30
The Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. located in City Hall 118 W Maple Centralia, WA 98531 Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Clark County - Vancouver - moratorium

http://www.oregonlive.com/clark-county/index.ssf/2011/07/vancouver_clark...
http://www.oregonlive.com/clark-county/index.ssf/2011/08/clark_county_ap...

http://www.cityofvancouver.us/government.asp?menuID=10462&submenuID=1047...
Meetings are held on the first through fourth Monday of the month, check their website for the agenda, schedule. and archives. Located at 210 East 13th Street (1st floor)

Clarkston - moratorium

http://www.standard.net/stories/2011/09/27/med-marijuana-group-gardens-c...

Covington - moratorium

One-year moratorium passed unanimously by Covington City Council on August 9, 2011.

http://www.mapinc.org/norml/v11/n538/a03.htm

Edgewood - moratorium

Ordinance No. 11-0357 , passed 03/22/2011 - Amendment to business licence provision clarifying that no business license will be issued to a local business for any activity that is illegal under state or federal law

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/e29o11-0357.pdf
http://www.mrsc.org/Ords/e29o11-0357.pdf

http://www.cityofedgewood.org/CityCouncil/council.htm
Meetings are held on the First through Fourth Tuesday of the month 7:00pm at the City Hall, check their website for the agenda, schedule and archives.
Council Meeting location 2224 104th Ave East

Edmonds - moratorium

Ordinance No. 3833 , passed 01/18/2011 - Adopts moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/E3o3833.pdf
http://myedmondsnews.com/2011/01/edmonds-city-council-passes-moratorium-...

http://www.ci.edmonds.wa.us/cityCouncil.stm
Meetings are held the first through fourth Tuesday of each month, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. They meet at
Council Chambers
Public Safety Complex
250 5th Ave. N.
Edmonds, WA 98020

Ellensburg - regulation

Ordinance Number 4618 passed on July 23, 2012

http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/ellensburg-city-council-looks-at-rul...

http://www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us/index.aspx?nid=100
Meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month 7:00pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at City Council Chambers
City Hall
501 N. Anderson St.
Ellensburg, WA 92986

Everett - moratorium

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/aug/06/kitsap-cities-cloudy-on-how-to...

http://www.ci.everett.wa.us/default.aspx?ID=372
Meetings are held every Wednesday evening 6:30pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at City Council Chambers, 3002 Wetmore Ave.

Federal Way - moratorium

http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/south_king/fwm/news/120320819.html

http://www.cityoffederalway.com/index.aspx?nid=116
Meetings are held 7:00pm on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at
33325 8th Ave. S.
Federal Way, WA 98003

George - moratorium

Six-month moratorium passed Tuesday, September 20, 2011: http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/news/crime-fire/article_9f62a26c-e608...

Gig Harbor - regulation

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/08/04/1771191/gig-harbor-city-council...

http://www.cityofgigharbor.net/page.php?id=20
Meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of the month at 5:30pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located in the Civic Center Council Chambers 3510 Grandview Street

Hoquiam - moratorium

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews2014751466_apwamedicalmar...

http://cityofhoquiam.com/council/
The Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month in Council Chambers, located on the second floor of the City Hall Building, 609 8th Street. Meetings commence at 7:00 PM. Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Issaquah - moratorium

Ordinance No. 2619 , passed 07/18/2011 - Enacts a zoning moratorium prohibiting the establishment, licensing, maintenance or continuation of any medical Cannabis collective garden

http://www.issaquahpress.com/2011/07/19/leaders-continue-moratorium-on-m...
http://www.mrsc.org/ords/i75o2619.pdf

http://www.ci.issaquah.wa.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=22
Meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month at 7:30pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Council Chambers located at City Hall South, 135 E. Sunset Way.

Kent - moratorium

Ordinance No. 3999 , passed 07/05/2011 - Adopts a six-month moratorium on the establishment, location, operation, licensing, maintenance or continuation of medical marijuana collective gardens or dispensaries

http://www.ci.kent.wa.us/content.aspx?id=19229
http://www.mrsc.org/ords/k44o3999.pdf

http://www.ci.kent.wa.us/content.aspx?id=2840
Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at 220 Fourth Avenue South, Kent WA 98032

Kirkland - moratorium

Ordinance No. 4316 , passed 07/19/2011 - Adopts a six-month moratorium on the licensing, establishment, maintenance or continuation of medical marijuana collective gardens

http://www.kirklandwa.gov/News_Room/NR0722MedMarjMoratorium.htm?PageMode...
http://www.mrsc.org/ords/k53o4316.pdf

http://www.kirklandwa.gov/depart/council.htm
Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at City Council Chamber at City Hall, 123 5th Avenue.

Lake forest park - moratorium

http://shoreline.patch.com/articles/lake-forest-park-passes-six-month-me...

http://www.cityoflfp.com/city/council.html
Meetings of the Council are held on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. The City Council meetings begin at 6:30 pm. Citizen comments begin 7:45 pm. Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at 17425 Ballinger Way NE Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

Lake Stevens, Marysville - moratorium

http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20110712/NEWS01/707129813

Lewis county - moratorium

http://m.tdn.com/news/state-and-regional/washington/article_c7bb724e-c83...

Longview - moratorium

http://m.tdn.com/news/local/article_da65d570-b294-11e0-bab1-001cc4c002e0...
meeting September 15, 2011, 6pm

City Council meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month in the Council Chambers on 2nd floor of Longview City
Hall at 1525 Broadway Chck their website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Maple Valley - moratorium

Ordinance No. O-11-463 , passed 07/11/2011 - Adopts a one-year moratorium on the location, establishment and operation of "collective gardens" and medical marijuana dispensaries

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/m355o11-463.pdf

http://www.maplevalleywa.gov/index.aspx?page=237
Meetings are held on the first through the fourth Monday of the month, check the website for schedule, agenda nd archives. Located at Tahoma School District Central Services Center, 25720 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road SE.

Mason County - moratorium

Moratorium expires November 20, 2011.

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/aug/06/kitsap-cities-cloudy-on-how-to...

http://shelton.komonews.com/news/politics/666339-commission-keeps-mariju...

Millwood - moratorium

adopted 9/6/11, public comment 10/3/11

http://cityofmillwood.org/content/index.php?option=com_content&view=arti...

http://cityofmillwood.org/content/index.php?option=com_content&view=arti...
Meetings ae held the first Monday of each month at 7:00pm. Located in City Hall Council Chambers, 9103 E Frederick Ave. Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Moses Lake - moratorium

http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/news/article_3486c0c6-e488-11e0-b9f8-...

Mount Vernon - moratorium

http://www.ci.mount-vernon.wa.us/uploads/citymeetings/CityMeeting-Agenda...

Mountlake Terrace - moratorium

http://mltnews.com/public-hearing-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-morator...
http://www.weeklyherald.com/article/20110914/TWH01/709149903/-1/TWH

http://www.cityofmlt.com/cityServices/cityCouncil/cityCouncil.htm
City Council holds regular meetings on the first and third Mondays of each month and work/study sessions are held on the Thursday night preceding regular meetings beginning at 7:00
Located in the City Hall Council Chambers
6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200 Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Mukilteo - moratorium

http://www.heraldnet.com/assets/pdf/DH92371719.pdf

http://www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=14
Council meetings are held on the first and thirdMondays of each month beginning at 7:00pm. Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Mukilteo City Hall
11930 Cyrus Way
Mukilteo, WA 98275

North Bend - moratorium

Ordinance No. 1433 , passed 06/07/2011 - Adopts 12-month moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries, production and processing facilities

http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/east_king/svr/news/127336323.html
http://www.mrsc.org/ords/n66o1433.pdf

http://ci.north-bend.wa.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={25CF1FDF-4A11-4778-A57D-DFC7A7846C6A} Meetings are held on the first, third and fourth Tuesday of each month, check the website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Mt Si Senior Center, 411 Main Avenue S.

Normandy park - moratorium

http://www.normandyparkblog.com/2011/04/08/city-holding-public-hearing-o...

http://www.normandyparkwa.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={24CC4688-7641-48C5-8B7F-1AB40EC8E5EC}
Check their website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Othello - moratorium

Othello City Council, Monday Oct 3rd 7 p.m., 500 E. Main. St: discuss marijuana grows and consider endorsing the state Department of Transportation's construction plan for Highway 26 and First Avenue.

http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/news/article_3486c0c6-e488-11e0-b9f8-...

Port Orchard - moratorium

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/aug/09/port-orchard-council-extends-m...

Poulsbo - moratorium

Ordinance No. 2011-05 , passed 03/16/2011 - Adopts a 6-month moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries, production and processing facilities

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/P58o2011-05.pdf

http://www.cityofpoulsbo.com/council/council_meetings.htm
Meetings are held the first three Wednesdays of the month at 7:00pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at City Hall 200 NE Moe Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370

Pullman - moratorium

The City Council hasn't published their minutes from last meeting but the discussion is on their last agenda and the WSU newspaper has covered the story:

Last set of City Council minutes: http://www.pullman-wa.gov/city-council-boards/city-council/council-agend...

In the Spokesman Review: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2011/aug/27/pullman-eyes-ban-on-pot-gar...

In the Daily Evergreen: http://dailyevergreen.com/read/News.City9/30.p.1 and http://dailyevergreen.com/read/pullman-city-council-medical-marijuana

http://www.pullman-wa.gov/city-council-boards/city-council/meeting-schedule
Meetings are held on Tuesdays beginning at 7:30pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Pullman City Hall, 325 SE Paradise, Pullman, WA 99163

Redmond - moratorium

http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/news/128022688.html?period=W&mpStartDate=08-...

http://www.redmond.gov/Government/CityCouncilMeetingInformation/
Council meets on Tuesdays at 7:30pm, check the website for shcedule, agenda and archives. Located at Redmond City Hall Council Chambers 15670 NE 85th Street Redmond, WA 98073-9710

Richland - moratorium

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/08/03/1769942/w-richland-halts-medica...

http://www.ci.richland.wa.us/index.aspx?nid=163
Meetings are held the first, third and fourth Tuesday of each month beginning at 7:30pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Council Chambers at City Hall, 505 Swift Boulevard

Sammamish - moratorium

Sammamish City Council elected to maintain an emergency moratorium on collective medical marijuana gardens in city limits. The council had unanimously approved the emergency moratorium at their July 18, 2011, meeting and was required to hold a public hearing on the matter Sept. 9. No one testified

http://sammamishreview.com/2011/09/14/sammamish-city-council-maintains-c...

http://www.ci.sammamish.wa.us/citycouncil/Default.aspx
Meetings are held on the first Tuesday and third Monday of each month, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at 801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA 98075

Skamania County - moratorium

Ordinance 2012-07 lasts 6 months from July 24, 2012. The ordinance bans growing, production, processing and/or distribution of medical marijuana in unincorporated Skamania county.

http://www.skamaniacounty.org/ordinance/Ordinances_2012/Ordinance%202012...

http://www.whitesalmonenterprise.com/archives/story.aspx/12725/moratoriu...

Seattle - Regulation

Council Bill No. 117229 - An ordinance relating to medical Cannabis or medical Cannabis products, and the regulation thereof within the City of Seattle, passed 07/18/2011
http://clerk.seattle.gov/~scripts/nph-brs.exe?s1=Cannabis&s3=&s4=&s2=&s5...

Seattle Municipal Code Sec. 12A.20.060 - Enforcement Priority - Marijuana
http://clerk.ci.seattle.wa.us/~scripts/nph-brs.exe?s1=&s2=marijuana&S3=&...

Seattle Police Department Manual - See policy for marijuana, VIII. Medical Marijuana Act
http://www.seattle.gov/police/publications/Policy/SPD_Manual.pdf#Page=567

Sedro-Woolley - moratorium

http://www.goskagit.com/all_access/s-w-extends-moratorium-adopts-plan-fo...

http://www.ci.sedro-woolley.wa.us/CityCouncil/documents/minutes/2011/201...

Shoreline - moratorium

Ordinance No. 611 , passed 7/18/2011 - Adopts interim regulations for collective gardens and establishes a moratorium for six months on the filing or acceptance of any applications for development of land or business licenses for collective gardens except those in compliance with interim regulations

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/s55o611.pdf

http://www.cityofshoreline.com/index.aspx?page=82
Meetings are held on the first four Monday's of each month, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at 17500 Midvale Avenue N

Snohomish - moratorium

Ordinance No. 2218 , passed 7/5/2011 - Moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries, collective gardens and licensing there of - File contains council agenda memoranda

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/S6o2218.pdf

http://www.ci.snohomish.wa.us/CityCouncil.htm
Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm. Check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at George Gilbertson Boardroom, Snohomish School District Resource Center, 1601 Avenue D

Soap Lake - moratorium

http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/news/article_3486c0c6-e488-11e0-b9f8-...

Tacoma - moratorium

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/08/02/1769025/6-month-moratorium-on-t...

http://www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?nid=54
Meetings are held Tuesdays at 5pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archive. Located at first floor of the Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street.

Wapato - moratorium

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v11/n539/a07.html

http://www.wapato-city.org/citycouncil/index.html
City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers inside City Hall, 205 E 3rd Street. This is an open public meeting. Check the website for schedule, agenda and archives.

Washougal - moratorium

One year moratorium starting 9/9/11?

http://www.mapinc.org/norml/v11/n575/a05.htm

http://www.cityofwashougal.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&...
Meetings are held the first, second and third Monday of the month, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at 1701 C Street
Washougal, WA 98671

West Richland - Council Meeting

West Richland City Council, 7 p.m., library meeting room, 3801 S. Van Giesen St.: vote on moratorium on medical marijuana collective gardens.

Woodinville - moratorium

Ordinance number 531 - Moratorium Prohibiting Medical Marijuna Collective Gardens - passed September 13, 2011:

http://www.ci.woodinville.wa.us/Documents/CityHall/Ordinances/Ordinance%...

Woodland - moratorium

Woodland Ordinance No. 1215, passed 7/5/2011 - Business license issuance; expands legal compliance to include all local, state and federal laws

http://www.mrsc.org/ords/w62o1215.pdf

http://www.ci.woodland.wa.us/Dept/Gov/council.htm
Meetings are held the first and third Monday of every month at 7:00pm, check their website for schedule, agenda and archives. Located at Woodland City Hall, 100 Davidson Avenue, Woodland, Washington.

Yakima - moratorium

http://www.kndo.com/story/15111909/emergency-moratorium-on-medical-marij...

http://www.ci.yakima.wa.us/council/
City Council meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 6:00pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 129 North Second Street, Yakima, Washington. Council Sessions are televised on Y-PAC (Cable channel 22) and replays them during the following two weeks.