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Ordinance 1955 (Cannabis Zoning)CLERK'S CERTIFICATE I, LINDSAY LARA, City Clerk of the City of San Rafael, and Ex -Officio Clerk of the Council of said City, do hereby certify that the foregoing ORDINANCE NO. 1955 ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL AMENDING SAN RAFAEL MUNICIPAL CODE (SRMC) TITLE 14 — ZONING, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SELECTED CHAPTERS AND SECTIONS TO INCORPORATE ZONING REGULATIONS FOR CANNABIS USES, INCLUDING: 1) ADD DEFINITIONS (SRMC 14.03), LAND USE PROVISIONS (SRMC 14.05 AND 14.06) AND PARKING REQUIREMENTS (SRMC 14.18) FOR CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, SPECIFICALLY MEDICAL CANNABIS DELIVERY, MEDICAL CANNABIS PRODUCT INFUSION, AND CANNABIS TESTING/LAB USES; 2) PROHIBIT ALL OTHER MEDICINAL AND ADULT USE CANNABIS BUSINESSES, INCLUDING CULTIVATION (SRMC 14.16 AND 14.13); AND 3) UPDATE THE HOME OCCUPATION STANDARDS AND SITE AND USE STANDARDS (SRMC 14.16) TO REFLECT THE PROPOSED CANNABIS REGULATIONS; (FILE NO. Z017-003) is a true and correct copy of an Ordinance of said City, and was introduced at a REGULAR meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael, held on the 5`h day of March 2018; a SUMMARY of Ordinance No. 1955 was published as required by City Charter in the MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL, a newspaper published in the City of San Rafael, and passed and adopted as an Ordinance of said City at a REGULAR meeting of the City Council of said City, held on the 19`h day of March 2018, by the following vote, to wit: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: Bushey, Colin, Gamblin, McCullough & Mayor Phillips NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: None ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: None WITNESS my hand and the official Seal of the City of San Rafael this 20`h day of March 2018 LINDSAY LARA City Clerk ORDINANCE NO. 1955 ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL AMENDING SAN RAFAEL MUNICIPAL CODE (SRMC) TITLE 14 -ZONING, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SELECTED CHAPTERS AND SECTIONS TO INCORPORATE ZONING REGULATIONS FOR CANNABIS USES, INCLUDING: 1) ADD DEFINITIONS (SRMC 14.03), LAND USE PROVISIONS (SRMC 14.05 AND 14.06) AND PARKING REQUIREMENTS (SRMC 14.18) FOR CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, SPECIFICALLY MEDICAL CANNABIS DELIVERY, MEDICAL CANNABIS PRODUCT INFUSION, AND CANNABIS TESTINGILAB USES; 2) PROHmIT ALL OTHER MEDICINAL AND ADULT USE CANNABIS BUSINESSES, INCLUDING CULTIVATION (SRMC 14.16 AND 14.13); AND 3) UPDATE THE HOME OCCUPATION STANDARDS AND SITE AND USE STANDARDS (SRMC 14.16) TO REFLECT THE PROPOSED CANNABIS REGULATIONS; (FILE NO. ZOI7-003) WHEREAS, the City of San Rafael has prohibited medical cannabis dispensaries since 1997, in response to the passing of the 1996 Compassionate Use Act, a ballot initiative known as Proposition 215. Since that time, no cannabis businesses have been permitted in City limits; and WHEREAS, on November 8, 2016, the voters of the State of California enacted Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) to allow for nonmedical/recreation adult-use. Cities and counties throughout California are revisiting local cannabis regulations to address a legal cannabis regulatory landscape; and WHEREAS, Proposition 64 allows for nonmedical/recreation adult-use. The developing regulatory framework in AUMA establishes a comprehensive system to legalize, control and regulate the cultivation, processing, manufacture, distribution, testing and sale of nonmedical/recreation adult-use cannabis; and WHEREAS, Proposition 64 reserves to local jurisdictions the right to impose additional local regulations on medical and nonmedical/recreation adult-use commercial activities, and to prohibit them entirely if they choose to do so. WHEREAS, in January 2017, San Rafael City Council reviewed the statutory law of AUMA and instructed staff to form a City Council ad-hoc subcommittee to review San Rafael's cannabis policies. The Medical Cannabis Council Ad-Hoc Subcommittee (MC Subcommittee) included Council member Kate Colin and Councilmember John Gamblin and City staff from various departments; and WHEREAS, In July 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill 94, entitled the Medical and Adult- Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which took effect immediately; and WHEREAS, over the course of several months, the MC Subcommittee reviewed all license types available under the State's medical cannabis framework Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 (MCRSA) to develop a set of recommendations for full Council consideration; and WHEREAS, the MC Subcommittee reviewed federal and state regulatory milestones to understand the evolution of legal medical and nonmedical/recreational adult use cannabis and the implications for the City of San Rafael. The MC Subcommittee decided to only focus on medical, while prohibiting nonmedical/recreational adult-use commercial cannabis activities for now. Consensus was reached on exploring a limited number of medical cannabis permits in San Rafael and was to be forwarded to the full Page 1 \ City Council for review and action. The consensus was to meet the following objectives: a) Discreet, low impact and minimal public interface; b) Provide safe patient access, c) Improve transparency and reduce public safety risks; d) Add new revenue to support city infrastructure and services; e) Create new jobs, produce artisan products; and t) Promote a diversified economy; and WHEREAS, on December 4, 2017, the Council conducted a public hearing to consider an Urgency Ordinance. In conclusion, the Council adopted Ordinance No. # 1949, amending the San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) to add a new Chapter (SRMC 10.96) regulating commercial cannabis activity in San Rafael city limits, as an Urgency Ordinance, in order to advance local regulations before the State of California begins accepting commercial cannabis applications on January 2, 2018; and WHEREAS, Urgency Ordinance No. 1949 was adopted for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health or safety, because without a clear statement as to which commercial cannabis activities will be permitted in San Rafael, there is a possibility that state law will issue licenses for a much wider variety of commercial cannabis activities in the City than the MC Subcommittee has recommended. The urgency Ordinance established the following: Permitted Medical Cannabis Commercial Operations Authorize a limited number of commercial medical cannabis operator licenses: • Medical cannabis delivery (State License Type 9) • Medical cannabis product manufacturing, ie infused products (State License -Class N) • Cannabis testing lab (State License -Type 8). The State of California will only be providing cannabis testing labs with one license to service both medical and nonmedical/recreational adult-use for public safety reasons. Prohibited Medical Cannabis Commercial Operations The new ordinance prohibits the following commercial medical cannabis activities: • Cultivation, processing and some manufacturing activities • Dispensaries Prohibited NonmedicallRecreation Adult-use Cannabis Commercial Operations The new ordinance also prohibits: • All commercial nonmedical/recreation adult-use cannabis activities allowed under AUMA pending further staff reviews of the State's new MA UCRSA regulations. WHEREAS, on January 16, 2018, the Council conducted a public hearing and considered a Resolution outlining the application process/requirements and establishing the number of licenses; and. WHEREAS, on January 16, 2018, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 14455, which approved the application process/form and established the following number of licenses: a) Four (4) licenses for Cannabis testing/lab (medicinal and adult use); b) Eight (8) licenses or Cannabis infused products (medicinal); and c) Four (4) licenses for Cannabis delivery (medicinal); and WHEREAS, following the Council's adoption of Ordinance No. 1949 to establish SRMC 10.96 for the regulation and licensing of medicinal Cannabis businesses and the adoption of Resolution No. 14455 to create a pilot program with license limits, the City must next establish the land use/zoning rules for allowing cannabis-related uses, specifically the type of cannabis-related uses that will be allowed, where those uses will be allowed in the city and whether land use permits are required for cannabis uses; and .,. ..... Page 2 WHEREAS, City staff initiated amendments to SRMC Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance) to implement the prior actions and outline appropriate Zoning Districts for the new uses and public notice for the amendments to the Zoning Ordinance were noticed in the Marin Independent Journal on January 30, 2018; and WHEREAS, on February 13,2018, the Planning Commission held a duly-noticed public hearing on the proposed amendments to the San Rafael Municipal Code, Title 14, accepting all public testimony and the written report of the Department of Community Development; and WHEREAS, on February 13, 2018, the Planning Commission adopted Resolution No. 18-03, recommending approval ofthe Zoning Ordinance amendments to the City Council by a vote of 5-1-1, with Commissioner Paul dissenting and Commission Loughran absent; and WHEREAS, on March 5, 2018, the City Council held a duly-noticed public hearing through a public notice published the Marin Independent Journal on February 17,2018. The Council considered the proposed amendments to SRMC Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance), accepting all public testimony and the written report of the Community Development Department; and WHEREAS, the amendments to the SRMC Title 14, do not propose any changes to City policies or regulations that would result in a direct or indirect physical, environmental impact; therefore it has been determined that this ordinance amendment is covered by the general rule that the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), and is not subject to environmental review; and WHEREAS, the City Council makes the following findings, pursuant to SRMC Section 14.27.060 for adoption of the amendments to SRMC, Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance), as outlined in Exhibit A: 1. The amendments to SRMC, Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance) are consistent with the policies and programs of the San Rafael General Plan 2020 in that: a. As proposed, the amendments would update the Zoning Ordinance to 1) incorporate the definitions, land use allowances and parking requirements for cannabis uses into the Zoning Ordinance; 2) delete or update obsolete provisions; 3) update existing Site and Use regulation related to cannabis-related uses; and 4) update Home Occupations regulations to clarify the City's intent for cannabis uses as home occupations. This action would be consistent with General Plan Program LU-23a (Zoning Ordinance Amendments), which encourages periodic updates to the Zoning Ordinance in order to maintain a current and internally consistent code; and reflect the prior actions by the Council. b. As proposed, the amendments would be consistent with Land Use (LU) Policies LU-J4 (Land Use Compatibility), LU-J6 (Building and Automotive Services) and LU-J7 (Limited Retail and Service Uses in industrial and Office Areas) and LU-22 (Odor Impacts). The Zoning Ordinance amendments to allow certain cannabis-related uses in the Industrial and limited commercial area would be compatible with other testing, manufacturing and delivery types of uses in those area. Additional regulations specific to cannabis-related business would assure limited interface with residential or school uses. In addition, the limitations that will be established on the number of licenses through adoption of a separate City Council Resolution will minimize the potential for cannabis uses to take over the City's limited industrial and light industrial areas or to impact certain important uses such as building and automotive services. Furthermore, no retail uses of cannabis are proposed Page 3 to be allowed, therefore, the amendments will not impact the City's limited industrial areas. Although the three types of cannabis uses proposed to be allowed in San Rafael would include certain office areas, specifically the CommerciaVOffice land use designation, the City does have an overabundance of office space and high vacancies that can absorb the limited number of cannabis uses. Lastly, any potential odor impacts from cannabis uses would be regulated through the licensing process and the types and quantities of cannabis that can be stored in these uses will be minimal. c. As proposed, the amendments would be consistent with Economic Vitality Element (EV) Policies EV-J (Economic Health and Quality of Life), EV-2 (Seek, Retain and Promote Business that Enhance San Rafael), EV-6 (Shop Locally) and EV-8 (Diversity of our Economic Base). With the passage of the new state law, there is significant demand and interest in a wide range of cannabis uses throughout the State. Each City and county is evaluating this topic and evaluating options for how their communities will address cannabis uses. The cannabis industry and the potential for taxation can bring significant financial benefits to a community. In addition to establishing the regulatory framework and the types of cannabis uses that will be allowed in the City of San Rafael, the City is also exploring options to modify the City's taxing authority to collect taxes on the businesses within the City of San Rafael. It is likely that a ballot initiative will be considered to establish a local cannabis excise tax in the near future. These proposed amendments would open the City to accommodate a few types of uses in the cannabis business chain, in limited numbers. The addition of these businesses will diversify the city's economic base, especially at a time where the retail industry is changing, and thereby affecting the City' tax base. 2. The public health, safety and general welfare are served by adoption of the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments, in that they would: a) correct errors and inconsistencies and delete obsolete code provisions; b) incorporate new code provisions to address a State-wide voter initiative to allow for nonmedicaVrecreation adult-use cannabis activities; c) Reflect the San Rafael City Council's prior actions to allow certain cannabis-related uses; c) implement policies and programs in the San Rafael General Plan 2020 that encourage periodic update to the Zoning Ordinance and ensure consistency with the General Plan; and d) promote existing and new businesses and industry to serve residents of San Rafael and Marin County. NOW, THEREFRORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF TEHE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL DOES HEREBY ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: DIVISION 1. Findings The City Council of the City of San Rafael hereby determines and finds that all of the facts and statements contained in the recitals herein and the finding of Planning Commission Resolution 18-03, Page 4 adopted February 13, 2018, recommending to the City Council adoption of this Ordinance are true and correct. DIVISION 2. Approval The City Council of the City of San Rafael hereby approves and adopts the amendments to SRMC Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance), as presented in Exhibits "A", attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. DIVISION 3 . Publication A summary of this Ordinance shall be published and a certified copy of the full text of this Ordinance shall be posted in the office of the City Clerk at least five (5) days prior to the Council meeting at which it is adopted. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect thirty (30) days after its final passage, and the summary of this Ordinance shall be published within fifteen (15) days after the adoption, together with the names of those Council members voting for or against same, in the Marin Independent Journal , a newspaper of general circulation published and circulated in the City of San Rafael, Marin County, State of California. Within fifteen (15) days after adoption, the City Clerk shall also post in the office of the City Clerk a certified copy of the full text of this Ordinance, along with the names 0 those Councilmembers voting for or against the Ordinance. ATTEST: LINDSAY LARA, City Clerk The foregoing Ordinance No. 1955 was read and introduced at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael on Monday, March 5, 2018 and was ordered passed to print by the following vote, to wit: AYES: Councilmembers: Bushey, Colin, Gamblin, McCullough & Mayor Phillips NOES: Councilmembers: None ABSENT: Councilmembers: None And will come up for adoption as an Ordinance of the City of San Rafael at a Regular Meeting of the Council to be held on the 19 th day of March 2018. Exhibit A- LINDSAY LARA, City Clerk Amendments to San Rafael Municipal Code (S RMC) -Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance) Page 5 Attachment 1 -Exhibit A Amendments to San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Title 14 -Zoning The following sections of the San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Title 14 -Zoning are hereby amended as follows: Chapter 14.03 -Definitions 1. Amend the list of definitions in Section 14.03.030 by inserting new definitions, as identified by underline/italics, in alphabetical order, as follows: "Cannabis" means all parts of the plam Cannabis sativa Linnaeus, Cannabis indica, or Cannabis ruderalis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof: the resin, whether crude or purified, extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative. mixture, or preparation oUhe plant. its seeds, or resin. "Cannabis" also means the separated resin, whether crude or purified. obtained from cannabis. "Cannabis" does not include the mature stalks oUhe plant. fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant. any other compound, manufacture. salt, derivative, mixture. or preparation of the mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil. or cake. or the sterilized seed oUhe plant which is incapable of germination. For the purpose of this division, "cannabis" does not mean "industrial hemp" as defined by Section 11018.5 oUhe Health and Safety Code. "Cannabis Testing/lab" means a laboratory. facility. or entity in the state that offers or performs tests of cannabis or cannabis products (either medicinal and adult use) as further defined in SRMC 10.96.040. This sort of use is regulated by the State of California as a Type 8 Cannabis license. "Cannabis Delivery" means the commercial transfer of medicinal cannabis or cannabis products to a cllstomer. "Delivery" also includes the use by a retailer of any technology platform. This sort of use is regulated by the State of California as a Type 9 Cannabis license. "Cannabis Infused Products" means producing edible or topical products that include pre extracted cannabis oils. to create edibles. beverages. capsules. vape cartridges tinctures or topical for medicinal purposes. This sort of use is regulated by the State of California as a Class N (Infusions) Cannabis license. Cannabis infused products may also include shared use ofa facility by multiple businesses that perfoml cannabis infused products. (similar to a commercial kitchen). Shared product infusion is regulated by the State of California as Type S Cannabis license. Distribution and transport of cannabis infused products as part of normal operations of the business is considered an ancillary use to this category and therefore allowed Attachment 1-Exhibit A Page 1 of6 "Dispensmy" means a storefront or facility where cannabis, cannabis products, or devices for the use of cannabis or cannabis products are offered, either individually or in any combination, for retail sale. "Medical cannabis" or "medicinal cannabis" means cannabis or a cannabis product, respectively, intended to be sold for use pursuant to the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Proposition 215), as further defined by SRMC 10.96.040. 2. Amend the list of definitions in Section 14.03.030 by deleting the following existing definition in it's entirety, as noted by strikethrough text, as follows: "A1edical marijuana dispensary" which is means a facility where marijuana is made availahle far medical purpeses in accerdtillce with Health and Se,fety Cede SectielZ 11362.5 (Prepesitiell 215). Chapter 14.05.020 -Land Use Regulations (GC, NC, 0, C/O, RIO, FBWC) 3. Amend Table 14.05.020 by inserting new land use classifications, land use allowance and additional use regulations, as noted by underline/italics, in the location specified below, as indicated below: Table 14.05.020 Type of Land Use GC NC 0 C/O RIO FB Additional WC Use * Regulations Printing shops P P P CZ Cannabis Related Uses Cannabis P (331 P (331 *Subiect to Testingllab additional regulations and pennitting (See SRMC Chapter 10.961 Attachment 1-Exhibit A Page 2 of6 Cannabis P (331 P(331 *Subiect to Delivery additional regulations and l2.ermitting (See SRMC Clwl2.ter 10.961 Cannabis P(32 Infused & 331 Products Card rooms See Chapter 10.36 4. Amend the footnotes to the Table 14.05.020 by inserting new footnotes, noted by underline/italics. in numerical order specified below, as indicated below: (321 Shall not be located within three hundred (3001 feet away of a residential zoning district (R. DR or HR1. as measured from the property lines of each parcel. Ifwithin 300 ft. then use is l2.rohibited. (331 Shall not be located within 600 feet from schools (eublic and l2.rivate 1. as measured from the l2.r0l2.erty lines of each l2.aJ"Cel. Chapter 14.06.020 -Land Use Regulations (I, LIIO, CCIIO, LMU) 5. Amend the Table 14.06.020 by inserting new land use classifications, permitting authority and additional use regulations, as noted by underline/italics, in the location specified below, as indicated below: Table 14.06.020 Types of Land 1 LIIO CCIIO LMU Additional Use Use Regulations Printing P P P P Shops Cannabis Related Uses Attachment 1-Exhibit A Page 3 of6 Cannabis PU1 PU1 J!..11l *Subiect to Testing! additional lab regulations and eermitting (See SRMC ChaQter 10.961 Cannabis J!..11l PU1 P (11 *Subiect to Delivery additional regulations and Qennitting (See SRMC ChaQter 10.961 Cannabis PU1 PU1 P (11 *Subiect to Infused additional Products regulations and Qennitting (See SRMC ChaRter 10.961 Card Rooms C See Chapter 10.36 6. Amend the footnotes Table Section 14.05.020 by inserting a new footnote, noted by llllderlille/italics. as specified below, as indicated below: (11 Shall not be located within 600 feet from schools wublic and erivate 1. as measured from the QroQerty lines of each earcel. Chapter 14.13.030 -Land Use Regulations (-WO) 7. Amend the land use table in Section 14.13.030 by inserting new language under the "Additional Use Regulations" column, noted by llIzderlille/italics, as indicated below: Table 14.13.030 Type of Land Use WO Additional Use Regulations Agriculture, cultivation of crops C Excludes cultivation o[ cannabis, which is Qrohibited throughout the Citv o[San Ra[ael Attachment 1-Exhibit A Page 4 of6 Chapter 14.16.245 -Prohibition on Medical Marijuana dispensaries 8. Delete Section 14.16.245 in its entirety, as noted by slrikethr8ugh, as indicated below: 14.16.245 Medical marijuaRa dispeRsary. A medical marijuaRa dispeRsary is Rot aR allowable use withiR aRY district of the city. Chapter 14.16.045 -Cannabis Uses 9. Add a new Section 14.16.045, by inserting new title and text, as noted by ullderlille/italics, as indicated below: 14.16.045 -Cannabis Uses Specific medical cannabis uses are allowed by the Zoning Ordinance. as specified in the land use tables and as defined by the definition chapter. including and limited to cannabis testingllab (both medicinal and recreational adult use). cannabis infused products (medicinal only) and cannabis delivery (medicinal only). All other medicinal or recreational medical cannabis uses. such as dispensaries. cultivation. and processing are prohibited. The land use regulations contained pertaining to cannabis in this Title do not apply to personal cultivation or use of cannabis. Personal cultivation and use of cannabis shall be subject to State law and any limitation imposed by state law. Chapter 14.16.220 -Home Occupations 10. Amend the section to delete and replace subsection I, as noted by striliethrnugh ullderlille/italics, as indicated below: F. Uses that are Prohibited. The following uses by the nature of the business or operation have a pronounced tendency once started to rapidly increase beyond the limits permitted for home occupations or cannot operate in compliance with applicable licensing requirements or the home occupation performance standards and thereby substantially impair the use and value of a residential area for residence purposes (e.g., the use would generate impacts on the surrounding neighborhood that are more frequent than that usually experienced in an average residential occupancy in the district under normal circumstances wherein no home occupation exists. This may include but not be limited to a home occupation that would generate traffic associated with the business outside of normal daytime business hours or on Sundays, or other impacts not typically associated with a home occupation use such as excess vehicle parking or storage of materials or equipment). Therefore the uses specified below, and any use determined by the community development director to be similar in its operations or potential impacts, shall not be permitted as home occupations: a. Animal keeping for commercial purposes (such as commercial pet sitting, boarding or animal training); Attachment 1-Exhibit A Page 5 of6 b. Auto repair, minor or major; c. Auto sales; d. Carpentry; e. Dance instruction; f. Dental or medical offices; g. Painting of vehicles, trailers or boats; h. Photo-developing or photo studios; 1. Private schools with organized classes; J. Upholstering; k. Fortunetelling. 1. Any cannabis related business (personal use and cultivation are permitted subject to limitations o(state law) Medical marijuana dispensary, which is not permitted in any district ',,,,ithin the city of San Rafael; m. Firearms dealer; n. Taxi service, dispatch, or vehicle tow service. Chapter 14.18.40 (Parking Requirements): 11. Amend the Chart 14.18.040 by inserting new land use classifications and parking requirements, noted by underline/italics in the location specified below, as indicated below: Chart 14.18.040 Use Classification Off-Street Parking Required Wholesale and distribution 1 space per 500 sq. ft. gross building sq. ft. Cannabis testingllab, cannabis 1 space per 500 gross building sq. fl.. inllised products and cannabis delivery Marinas 3 spaces for every 4 boat slips. Plus parking for support uses in the marina, such as restaurants or retail uses. Attachment 1-Exhibit A Page 6 of6 Attachment 2COPY.f RESOLUTION NO. 18-03 RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDING TO THE CITY COUNCIL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL AMENDING SAN RAFAEL MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 14 -ZONING, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SELECTED CHAPTERS AND SECTIONS TO INCORPORATE ZONING REGULATIONS FOR CANNABIS USES, INCLUDING: A) ADDIMODIFY DE'FINIT10NS; B) ADDIMODIFY LAND USE TABLES; C) DELETE AND UPDATED OBSOLETE PROVISIONS; D) AMEND SITE AND USE AND HOME OCCUPATIONS REGULATIONS; AND E) ADD PARKING REGULATIONS; CITYWIDE (FILE NO. ZOI7-003) WHEREAS, the City of San Rafael has prohibited medical ::cannabis dispensaries since 1997, in resp,~nse to the passing of the 1996 Compassionate Use Act; a ballot initiative hown as Proposition 215. Since that time, no cannabis businesses have been permitted in City limits; and WHEREAS, on November 8, 2016, the voters of the State o'f California enacted Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) to allow for nonmedical/recreation adult-use. Cities and counties throughout California are revisiting Jocal cannabis regulations to address· a legal carinabis regulato'ry landscape; and \ WHEREAS, Proposition 64 allows for nonmedical/~ecreation adult-use. The developing regulatory framework in AUMA establishes a comp'rehensive system to legalize, control and regulate the cultivation, processing, 'manufacture, distribution, testing and sale of nonmedical/recreation adult-use cannabis; and WHEREAS, Proposition 64 reserves to local jurisdictions the right to impose add~tional local regulations on medical and nonmedical/recreation adult-use commercial activities, and. to prohibit them entirely if they choose to do so. WHEREAS, in January 2017, San Rafael City Council reviewed the statutory law of AUMA andlinstructed staff to form a City Council ad-hoc'subcomrhittee to review San Rafael's cannabis policies. The Medical Cannabis Council Ad-Hoc Subcommittee (MC Subcommittee) included Councilmember Kate Colin and Councilmember John Gamblin ,and City staff from v:arious departments; and WHEREAS, In July 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill 94, entitled the Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which took effect immediately; and WHEREAS, over the course of several months, the MC Subcommittee reviewed all license types 'avail~ble under the State's medical cannabis framework Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of20 15 (MCRSA) to develop a set of recommendations for full Council consideration; and Page 1 Attachment 2COPYWHEREAS, the MC Subcommittee reviewed federal and state regulatory milestones to understand the evolution of legal medical cannabis and the implications for the City of San Rafael. The MC Subcommittee. decided to only focus on medical, while prohibiting nonmedical/recreational adult-use commercial cannabis activities for now. Consensus was reached on exploring a limited number of medical cannabis permits in San Rafael and was to be forwarded to the full City Council for review and action. The consensus was to meet the following objectives: a) Discreet, low impact and minimal public interface; b) Provide safe patient access, c}. Improve transparency and reduce public safety risks; d) Add new revenue to support city infrastru~ture and services; e) Create new jobs, produce artisan products; and f) Promote a diversified economy; and WHEREAS, on December 4, 2017, the Council conducted a public hearing to consider an Urgency Ordinance. In conclusion, the Council adopted Ordinance No. # 1949, amending the l:itv's Mlmir.inBl l:orlp. 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The urge~cy Ordinance established thelfollowing: Permitted Medical Cannabis Commercial Operations Authorize a limited number of commercial medical cannabis operator licenses: • Medical cannabis delivery (State License Type 9) • ·Medical cannabis product manufacturing; ie infused products (State License -Class N) • Cannabis testing lab (State License -Type 8). The State of California will only be providing' cannabis testing labs with one license to service both medical and nonmedical/recreational adult-use for public safety reasons. Prohibited Medical Cannabis Commercial Operations The new ordinance prohi~its the following commercial medical cannabis &ctivities: • Cultivation, processing and some manufacturing activities • Dispensaries Prohibited Nonmedical/Recreation Adult-use Cannabis Commercial Operations The new ordinance also prohibits: ' • All commerGial nonmedical/recreatjon adult-use cannabis activities allowed under AUMA pertding further staff reviews of the State's new MAUCRSA regulations. WHEREAS, on January 16, 2018, the Council conducted a publi<; hearing and c'onsidered ,a Res.Qlutjol).,Qutlinjng th~ applic~tion pro<;e~~/requirerpents ~d es.tablishing the nUil1Qer of licenses; and. ' Page 2 Attachment 2COPYWHEREAS, on January 16; 2018,. the City Council adopted Resolution No 14455, which approved the application process/form and established the following number of licenses: a) Four (4) licenses for Cannabis testing/lab (medicinal and adult use); b) Eight' (8) licenses or Cannabis infused products (medicinal); and c) Four (4) licenses for Cannabis delivery (medicinal); and WHEREAS, following the Council's adoption of an Ordinance No. 1949 to establish a Municipal Code Section (SRMC 10.96) for the regulation and licensing of medicinal Cannabis businesses and the adoption of Resolution No 14455 to create a pilot program with license limits, the City must next establish the land use/zoning rules for allowing cannabis-related uses, specifically the type of cannabis-related use~ that will be allowed, where those uses will be allowed in the city and whether land use permits are required' for cannabis uses; and WHEREAS, City staff initiated amendments to San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Title 14-Zoning (Zoning Ordinance) to implement the prior actions and outline' appropriate Zoning Districts for the new uses and public notice for the amendments to the Zoning Ordinance were noticed in t4e Marin Independent Journal on January 30, 2018; and . . WHEREAS, the amendments to the San Rafael Municipal Code, Title 14, do not propose any changes to City pO,licies or regulations that .would! result in, a direct or indirect physical, environmental impact; therefore it has been determined that this ordinance amendment is covered by the general rule that the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), and is not subject to environmental review; and . WHEREAS, on February 13, 2018, the Planning Commission held a duly-noticed public, hearing on the proposed amendments to the San Rafael Municipal Code, Title 14, accepting all public testimony and the written report of the Department of Community' Development, and recommended to the City Council the approval of the amendments; and NOW', THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Planning Commission recommends to the City Council adoption of the amendments to the San Rafael Municipal Code Title 14, Zoning, as outlined in the attachment "Attachment 1", based on the following findings as required under Zoning Code Section '14.27.060: 1. The amendments to San Rafael Municipal Code Title 14 -Zoning are consistent with the policies and programs of the San Rafael General Plan 2020 in that: a. As proposed, the amendments would update the Zoning Ordinance to, 1) incorporate , the definitions, land use allowances and parking requirements for cannabis uses into the Zoning Ordinance; 2} delete or update obsolete provisions; 3) update existing Site and Use regulation related to cannabis-related uses; and 4) update H~me Occupations regulations to clarify the City's intent for cannabis uses as home . occupations. This action would be consistent with General Plan Program LU-23a (Zoning Ordinance Amendments), which encourages periodic updates to the .... 'Zolling Ordinance iii ordert6 maintaiii a current and iriiernal1y consistenfcode; and'" . reflect the prior actions by the Council. Page 3 Attachment 2COPYb. As proposed, the amendments would be consistent with Land Use (LU) Policie's LU-14 (Land Use Compatibility), LU-16 (Building and Automotive Services) and LU-17 (Limited Retail and Service Uses in industrial and Office Areas) ~d , LU-22 (Odor Impacts). The Zoning Ordinance amendments to allow certain cannabis-related <pses in'l the Industrial and limited commercial area would be compatible with other testing, manufacturing and delivery types of uses in those area. Additional regulations specific to cannabis-related business would assure limited interface with residential or school uses. In addition, the limitations that will be established on the number of licenses through adoption of a separate City Council Resolution will minimize the potential 'for cannabis uses to take over the City's limited industrial and light industrial areas or to impact certain ln1nnril=lnt l1~P.C;! l.;mC'h ~c;! hllilrlina ~nrl ~l1t()1'n{'\tl'UP CPl""lTl(,PC' PllrthPl"rYHYr;'" nA't"At'::lil ............... r'-".L~-.&,.&.'" """"~_).J tJ __ ........ vs..L..I ~1A-...... ,.",.....L ........ b """.L.L,-,," L.4-~"''-'''''',&,.I,'-'''',l.VV UV'&' l".I.Y'-""-JI • .L ~l,..J.~VJ-A.J...1.V.l.V, ~L'-' LvLt.,.l..L.1. uses of cannabis are proposed to be allowed, therefore, wiH not ~ impact the City's limited I industrial areas. Although the three types of cannabis uses J proposed to be allowed in San Rafael would include certain o~fice areas, specifically the Commercial/Office land use designation. The City'does have an overabundance of office space and high vacancies that can absorb thelimited number of cannabis uses. Lastly, any potential odor impacts from cannabis uses would be regulated through the licensing process and the types and quantities of cannabis I that cCl;n be stored in these uses will be minimal. c. As proposed, the amendments would be consistent with Economic Vitality Element (EV) Policies EV-l (Economic Health 'and Quality of Life), EV-2 (Seek, Retain and Promote Business that Enhance San Rafael), EV-6 (Shop Locally) and EV-8 (Diversity of our Economic Base). With the passage of the new state law, there is significant de¢and and interest in a wide range of cannabis uses throughout the State. Each City and county is evaluating this topic and evaluating options for how their communities will address cannabis uses. The cannabis industry and the potential fOr taxation can bring significant financial benefits to a community. In addition'to establishing the regulatory framework and the types of cannabis uses that will be allowed in the City of San Rafael, we are also exploring options to modify the City's taxing authority to collect taxes on the businesses within the City of San Rafael. It is likely that a ballot initiative will be considered to' establish a local cannabis, excise tax in the near future. These proposed aniendmertts would open the City to ac~ommodate a few types of uses in the cannabis business chain, in limited numbers. The addition of these businesses will diversify the city's economic base, especially at a time where the retail ,industry is changing; and ~hereby effecting the City' tax base. 2. The public health, safety arid general welfare are served by adoptiol) of the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments, in that they would: a) correct errors and inconsistencies' and delete obsolete code provisions; b) incorporate new code provisions to address a State-wide voter initiative to allow for nonmedical/recreation adult:'use;' c) Reflect'the San 'Rafael -City Council's 'prior actions to 'allow ceTtahi cannabis-related uses; c) implement policies and programs in the San Rafael General Page 4 Attachment 2COPYPlan 2020 that encourage periodic update. to the Zoping Ordinance and ensure consistency with the General Plan; and d) promote existing and new businesses and' Industry to' serve resid~nfs of San Rafael ana Marin CountY. ---The foregoing Resolution was adopted at the regular City of San Rafael Planning Commission meeting held on the 13t~ day of February 2018. . \ Moved by Commissioner Lubamersky and seconded by Commissioner Schoppert. AYES: COMMISSIONERS Luhamersky, Robertson, Schaeffer, Schoppert & Chair Davidson . NOES: COMMISSIONERS Paul ABSENT: COMMISSIONERS Loughran SAN RAFAEL PLANNING COMMISSION ATTEST(94uLa~ Paul Jen n, Secretary Attachment 1 -Amendments to San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Title 14 -Zoning Page 5 _ Attachment 2COPYAttachment 1 Amendments to San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Title 14 -Zoning The following sections of the San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Title 14 -Zoningi, are hereby amended as follows: Chapter 14.03 -Definitions I 1. Amend the list of definitions in Section 14.03.030 by inserting new definitions, as identified by underline/italics, in alphabetical order, as follows: f( Cannabis" means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa Linnaeus, Cannabis indica, or Cannabis ruderalis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereot the resin, whether crude or purified, extracted from any part of the plant,' and every compound,; manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds, or resin. ((Cannabis" also means the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from cannabis. ((Cannabis" does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the' mature stalks (except the resin. extracted therefro,m), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination. For the purpose of this division, ((cannabis J) does not'mean ((industrial hemp" as defined by . Section 11018.5 of the Health and Safety Code. ((Cann.abis Testing/lab" means a laboratory, facility; or entity in' the state that offers or performs tests of cannabis or cannabis products (either medicinal and adult use) as further defined in SRMC 10.96. 040. This sort of use is regulated by the State of California as a Type 8 Cannabis license. ((Cannabis Delivery" means the commercial transfer of medicinal cannabis or cannabis products to a customer. ((Delivery". also inciudes the use by a retailer o(any technology platform: This sort of use is regulated by the State of California as a Type '9 C,annabis license. I ((Cannabis Infused Products" means producing edible or topical products -that include pre extracted cannabis oils, to create edibles; beverages, capsules, vape cartridges tinctures or topical for medicinal purposes. This sort of use is regulated by the State of California as a Class N (Infusions) Cannabis license. Cannabis manufacturing may also include shared use of a facility by multiple ~usinesses that perform cannabis infused products, (similar to a commercial kitchen). Shared manufacturing is regulated by the State of California as Type S Cannabis license. Distribution and transport of cannabis infused products as part of normal . operations ·of the' business is considered an ancillary use to this category and· ·therefore allowed . Attachment 1 Page 1 of7 Attachment 2COPY((Dispensary" means a storefront or facility where cannabis, cannabis products, or devices f9r the use of. cannabis , or cannabis products are offered, either -{ndividualiy -or {n any-comb7nation,-19r retaz{sale.' ((Medical cannabis" or ((medicinal cannabis)) means cannabis or a cannabis product, respectively, intended to be sold for use pursuant to the Compassionate Use Act of1996 (proposition 215), as further defined bJ( SRMC 10.96.040. 2. Amend the list of definitions in Section 14.03.030 ,by deleting the following existing definition in it's entirety, as noted by strikethrough text, as follows: ((Aledical marijuana dispensary)) which is means a facility where marijuana is made available for I rnedical purposes in accordance )1dth Health and Sqfety Code Section 11362.5 (Proposition 215). ' , Chapter 14.05.020 -Land Use Regulations (GC, NC, 0, C/O, RIO, FBWC) 3. Amend Table 14.05.020 by inserting new land use cIassific~tions, land use allowance and additional use regulations,! as noted by underline/italics, in the location specifi,ed below, as indicated 'below: Table 14.05.020 Type of La'n,d Use GC NC 0 C/O RIO FBW Additional C* Use Regulations : Printing shops P P . P CZ Cannabis Related Uses Cannabis -.E -.£ *Subiect to Testing/lab additional regulations and permitting (See SRMC Cha12ter 10.96) Attachment 1 Page 2 of7 ' Attachment 2COPYCannabis ---.£ Delivery Cannabis Infused Products I C~drooms I I I ---.£ ---.£ (32) I I I *Subiect to additional regulatfons and 12.ermitting ,(See SRMC Chal2ter 10.962 I See Chapter 10.36 4. Amend the footnotes to the Table 14.05.020 by inserting new footnotes, noted by underline/italics, in numerical order specified below, as indicated below: (3 2 2 Shall not be located within three hundred (3002 feet away of a residential zoning , district (R. DR or HR2. as measured from the property lines of each parcel. Ifwithin 300 ft. then use is l2rohibited. (33) Shall not be located within 600 feet from schools (public and l2rivate2. as measured from the property lines of each l2arcel. Chapter 14.06.020 -Land Use Regulations (I, LIla, CCIIO, LMU) . 5. Amend the Table 14.06.020 by inserting new land use classifications, permitting authority and additional' use regulations, as noted by underline/italics, in the location specified below, as indicated below:' Table 14.06.020 Types of Land I LIla CCIIO, LMU Additional Use Use Regulations Printing P P P .p Shops Cannabis Related .. _. .. ' . . .. Uses Attachment 1 Page 3 of7 Attachment 2COPYCannabis -Ull -Ull -Ull *Subiect to -Testing/la . -additional f2 regulations and 12ermitting [See SRMC Cha{2ter 10.962 Cannabis -Ull -Ull -Ull *Subiect to Deliver)!. additional -, regulations and 12ermitting [See SRMC. ChapJer .10.962 Cannabis -Ull -Ull -Ull *Subiect to In titse d additional Products regulat!ons and 12ermitting [See SRMC Cha12ter ., 10.962 Card Rooms C See Chapter 10.36 6. Amend the footnotes Table Section 14~05.020 by inserting a new footnote, noted by underline/italics, as specified below, as irtdicated below: U 2 Shall not be located within 600 feet from schools (public and private), as measured from the property lines of each parcel. Attachment 1 Page 4of7 -\' Attachment 2COPYChapter 14.13.030 -Land Use Regulations (-WO) 7. Am_cl!d the land ::us~ table in Section 14.13.030 by inserting _new language und.er the. "Additional Use Regulations" column, noted by underline/italics, as indicated below: Table 14.13.030 Type of Land Use WO Additional Use Regulations .Agriculture, cultivation of crops C Excludes cultivation o[cannabis! which is erohibited throughout the CitJ!. o[San Rafael Chapter 14.16.245 -Prohibition on Medical Marijuana dispensaries 8. Delete Section 14.16.245 in its entirety, as noted by strikethrough, as indicated below: 14 .16 .~4 5 ~4edical marijuana dispensary. : A medical marijuana dispensary is riot an allo'vvable usc.'vvithin any district of the' city. Chapter 14.16.045 -Cannabis Uses 9. Add a new Section 14.16.045, by inserting new title and text, as noted by underline/italics, as indicated below: 14.16.045 -Cannabis Uses Seecific medical cannabis uses are allowed by the Zoning Ordinance! as specified 'in the land use tables and as defined by the definition chaeter! including and limlted fo cannabis testing/lab (both medicinal and recreational adult use)! cannabis in[used products (medicinal onlJd and cannabis delivery "[medicinal only). All other medicinal or recreational medical cannabis uses! such as dispensaries, cultivation and processing are prohibited' The land use regulations contained pertaining to cannabis in this Title do not apply to eersonal cultivation or use o[cannabis. Personal cultivation and use o[cannabis shall be subject to State law and any limitation imposed by state law. Chapter 14.16.220 -Home Occupations 10. Amend the section to delete and replace subsection I, as .noted by stril"ethroagh underline/italics, as indi~ated below: F. Us~s that ~r~ ?ro.hj1Jit~~. The follovying us.~s ~y !he nature of~he b~si~es.s ()r . operation have a pronounced tendency once started to rapidly increase beyond the limits permitted for home occupations or cannot operate in compliance with Attachment 1 Page 50f7 Attachment 2COPYI, applicable licensing requirements ,or the home occupation performance standards and thereby substantially impair the use and value of a residential area for residence purposes (e~g.-, the use w6uld generate impacts -on the surrounding neighborhood -" that are more frequent than that usually experienced in an average residential occupancy in the district under normal circumstances wherein no home occupation exists. This may include but not be limited to a home occupation' that wou~d generate traffic associated with the business outside of normal daytime business hours or on Sundays', or other impacts not typically associated with a home occupation use such as excess vehicle parking or storage of materials or equipment). Therefore the uses specified below;' and any use determined by the community , development director, to be similar in its operations or potential impacts, shall not be permitted as home occupations: a. Animal keeping for commercial purposes (such as commercial pet sitting, boarding or animal training); b. Auto repair, minor or major; c. Auto sales; d. Carpentry; e. Dance instruction; f. Dental or medical offices; . g. Painting of vehicles, trailers or boats; h. Photo-developing or photo studios; i. Private schools, with organized .classes; J; , Upholstering; k. Fortunetelling. 1. Any cannabis related'business (personal use and cultivation are permitted subject to limitations ofstate law) I\4edical marijuana dispensary; lyvhich is not permitted in any district \vithin the city of San ,Rafael; m. Firearms deal~r; n. Taxi service, dispatch, or vehiGle tow service. Chapter 14.18.40 (Parking Requirements): 11. Amend the Chart 14.18.040 by inserting new land -use classifications and parking requirements, noted by underline/italics in the location specified below, as indicated below: Chart 14.18.040 Use Classification Off-Street Parking Required Wholesale and distribution 1 space per 500 sq. ft. gross building sq. ft. ,,, ' -' , Attachment 1 Page 6 of7 I Attachment 2COPYCannabis testing/lab! cannabis 1 s12ace 12er 500 gross building Sf[. ft. in[used12roducts, and cannabis deliver)!. Marinas. 3 spaces for every 4 boat slips. Plus' I parking for support uses in the marina, I such as restaurants or retail uses. .\ Attachment 1 Page 10f7 Marin Independent Journal 4000 Civic Center Drive, Suite 301 San Rafael, CA 94903 415-382-7335 legals@marinij.com 2070419 CITY OF SAN RAFAEL CITY OF SAN RAFAEL CITY CLERK, ROOM 209 1400 FIFTH AVENUE, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901 SAN RAFAEL, CA 94915-1560 PROOF OF PUBLICATION (2015.5 C.C.P.) STATE OF CALIFORNIA County of Marin ATT I am a citizen of the United States and a resident of the County aforesaid: I am over the age of eighteen years, and not a party to or interested in the above matter. I am the principal clerk of the printer of the MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL, a newspaper of general circulation, printed and published daily in the County of Marin, and which newspaper has been adjudged a newspaper of general circulation by the Superior Court of the County of Marin, State of California, under date of FEBRUARY 7, 1955, CASE NUMBER 25566; that the notice, of which the annexed is a printed copy (set in type not smaller than nonpareil), has been published in each regular and entire issue of said newspaper and not in any supplement thereof on the following dates, to-wit: 02/17/2018 I certify (or declare) under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Dated this 20th day of February, 2018. Signature PROOF OF PUBLICATION CHMENT 3 Legal No. 0006107509 CITY OF SAN RAFAEL NOTICE OF PUBUC HEARING You are Invited to attend the City Council hearing on the following project: DATE/TIME/PLACE: Monday, March So 2018 at 7:00 P.M. City Hall COuncil Chambers, 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael PROJECT: cannabis Zoning Ordinance Amendments - Proposed amendments to Title 14 of the San Rafael Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance) to: 1) add definitions (sRMC 14.03), land use provi· sions (sRMC 14.05 and 14.06) and parking reo quirements (sRMC 14.18) for cannabis busi· nesses within the city limits, specifically medi· cal cannabis delivery, medical cannabis prod· uct infusion, and cannabis testing/lab uses; 2) prohibit all other medicinal and adult use can- nabis bUSinesses, including cultivation (sRMC 14.16 and 14.13); and 3) update the home occu· pation standards and site and use standards (sRMC 14.16) to reflect the proposed cannabis regulations; File No : Z0l7-003. State law (California Environmental Quality Act) requires that this project be reviewed to determine if a study of potential environmen- tal effects is required. It has been determined that this project will not have a significant ef· fect on the environment and no environmental review will be completed. This project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption from the provi· sions of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines under 14 CRR Section 15061(b)3 (General Rule) which exempts projects where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant eHect on the environment). If the Planninll Commission determines that this project Is In an environmentally-sensitive area, further study may be required. WHAT WILL HAPPEN: You can comment on the project. The City Council will consider all public testimony and decide whether to approve the proposed zon- ing ordinance amendments. IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND: You may send a letter to Lindsay Lara. Interim City Clerk, City of San Rafael, P.O. Box 151560, San Rafael. CA 94915-1560. You may also hand deliver a letter to the City Clerk prior to the meeting. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Raffi Boloyan, Project Planner at (415) 485-3095 or raffi.boloyan@cityofsanrafael.org. You can also come to the Planning Division of· fice. located in City Hall, 1400 Fifth Avenue, to look at the file for the proposed project. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Tuesday and Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. You can also view the staH report after 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting at http://www.cityo fsanrafael.org/meetings SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL lsi Lindsay Lara Lindsay Lara INTERIM CITY CLERK NO . 225 FEB . 17. 2018