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A new cannabis dispensary is under construction in North Plainfield.
Cloud Nine Cannabis Dispensary, owned by Cloud Nine Dispensary LLC, was approved for the location at 513-527 Route 22 West in North Plainfield by the North Plainfield Borough Council in August 2022.
A new marijuana dispensary is coming to Somerset County.
Cloud Nine Cannabis Dispensary, owned by Cloud Nine Dispensary LLC, was previously approved for the location at 513-527 Route 22 West in North Plainfield by the Borough Council. And signs for the new dispensary were recently posted this month.
The resolution by the Council said the dispensary's location is "appropriately located" in a commercial and business zone and not in a residential zone.
Representatives of a cannabis dispensary testified before the Feb. 8 Union Board of Adjustment seeking approval to open a cannabis dispensary on Route 22.
Attorney Joseph Paparo of Porzio, Bromberg and Newman, said the business, Botera Union, LLC, has plans to open a cannabis dispensary in a vacant retail space in an existing shopping center at 2290 Route 22 East, and is seeking a variance regarding the required setback from a residential zone and a variance for required parking.
Plans for a cannabis retail store on Route 22 West were presented at a December meeting of the township’s Board of Adjustment.
The Bud Shop, LLC, to be located at 1565 Rt. 22 West, will move into the retail space vacated by Just Cribs in a strip mall that also houses LL Flooring and a steakhouse restaurant. The applicants were seeking approval to renovate the existing retail space to open a Class 5 cannabis dispensary.
Just weeks after the Township Committee approved of the first cannabis dispensary to open in Springfield, the Planning Board has received an application for another marijuana business.
This one has applied to operate a store at 355 Route 22 East, in a shopping center that also houses PM Pediatrics, a laser tag operation and the JMK auto dealership not far from the Mountainside border.
The business, The Goods I LLC, which is based in Oregon, will provide a full testimony at the Planning Board's Nov. 14 meeting.
The Township Committee on Wednesday night voted in favor of a resolution approving a license for the community's first recreational cannabis dispensary.
Story Dispensary of Springfield LLC was approved by the governing body to operate its business at a site on Route 22, pending state approval.
"Everyone knows how adamant I was in support of bringing recreational cannabis to the township," Springfield Mayor Alex Keiser said.
The Springfield Planning Board on Monday night approved an application for the township's first marijuana dispensary.
Story Dispensary of Springfield, LLC would open at 130 Route 22, to fill a vacancy in a multi-tenant space that also houses Advance Auto Parts and Touka, a Japanese hibachi restaurant.
Dumpsters will be maintained by the proprietor of the business, and there will be no curbside pickup of orders at the site. All customers would be required to enter the building in order to make a purchase.
An applicant for the first cannabis dispensary that would open in Springfield will give formal testimony to the Planning Board in August.
In advance of that, the Springfield Planning Board held an informal discussion of the applicant at its Monday, July 11 Zoom meeting.
An applicant is being considered to open a dispensary at 130 Route 22, to fill a vacancy in a multi-tenant space that also houses Advance Auto Parts and Touka, a Japanese hibachi restaurant.
Nearly a year since the state Department of Environmental Protection fined the operator of a marijuana grow facility on Route 22, the site is fully operational with odor-control systems in place.
But some neighboring residents say the smell of "skunk" persists and still causes issues.
Brenda Omilian, who has lived in Readington her entire life, gathered a petition with more than 100 signatures in protest of the Verano Holdings Cannabis Grow Facility and gave it to the township, but she said "they never responded."
A marijuana cultivation plant in New Jersey is causing a stir for people who live nearby because of the odor.
The smell is coming from the old shuttered Walmart. The building is now home to a medical and adult use marijuana production site, owned by Verano holdings.
Those who drive along a short stretch of Route 22 through Reading are bound to catch a quick whiff.