(a)   Authority is hereby established and vested in the Safety Director or his/her designee to act as the local licensing authority for Medical Marijuana Businesses, consider the applications for Licenses under this Chapter, conduct investigations thereon and issue, suspend, revoke, fine, restrict or deny issuance of such Licenses based upon the criteria set forth in this Chapter.
   (b)   Nothing in this Chapter shall be construed to limit a law enforcement agency's ability to investigate unlawful activity in relation to a license issued pursuant to this Chapter.
   (c)   The Local Licensing Authority is authorized to issue a Medical Marijuana Business License subject to the provisions and restrictions provided in this Chapter.
(Ord. 2017-082.  Passed 10-24-17.)