Cannabis entrepreneurs can now apply for a retail or medical business license in Morristown.
Town officials will award licenses for two marijuana businesses in the downtown area under regulations approved in December. Applicants have until April 13 to submit their proposals to Morristown.
Morristown’s ordinance allows two cannabis businesses to operate at a time around the town’s core district along Morris and South streets and in the mixed-use district near Martin Luther King Avenue. The ordinance changes town zoning codes to allow for both recreational and medical dispensaries.
The use of marijuana in public spaces will not be allowed.
According to the ordinance, dispensaries cannot be within 200 feet of houses of worship or 1,000 feet of any school. Parking must be provided on-site, and no sampling is allowed in the business. The ordinance also limits hours of operation between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. from Monday through Saturday and…