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SEC. 104.05.  NOTICE.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 186,703, Eff. 7/10/20.)
 
   (a)   General.  Whenever notice is required under this article, the Applicant shall bear the cost of mailing and posting of the notice in accordance with the mailing procedures in the Rules and Regulations and the applicable notice fees pursuant to Section 104.19(d).  The Department or Executive Director may adopt Rules and Regulations consistent with this section for the posting of notices.
 
   (b)   Types of Notice.
 
   1.   Written Notice.  Written notices shall contain the following information: purpose of the notice, name of the Applicant, application number, Business Premises address, Commercial Cannabis Activities requested, and the Council District and Community Plan Area in which the Business Premises is located.  The notice shall also inform interested parties on how to provide DCR with information about the application.  DCR shall post written notices on its website and shall send via electronic mail to: (1) the closest neighborhood council; (2) the business improvement district, if applicable; and (3) the City Council Office within which the Business Premises is situated.
 
   2.   Mailed Notice.  Mailed notices shall contain the following information: date, time and place where the community meeting or public hearing will be held, or if the community meeting will be held online, a link to the webinar or virtual meeting.  The notice shall also include: the purpose of the meeting, name of the Applicant, application number, Business Premises address, Commercial Cannabis Activities requested, and the Council District and Community Plan Area in which the Business Premises is located.  The notice shall inform interested parties how to provide DCR with information about the application.  DCR shall post the mailed notice on its website and shall send the notice by U.S. mail to: (1) the Applicant; (2) Applicant's authorized agents or representatives; (3) Owner or owners listed on the Application; and (4) the owners and occupants of all property within 500 feet of the property line of the lot on which the subject Business Premises is located.  For the purpose of notification of property owners, the last known name and address of owners as shown on the records of the City Engineer or the records of the County Assessor shall be used.  For occupants, the notice shall be addressed to "occupant" and mailed to all property addresses within the 500-foot radius.  Where all property within the 500-foot radius is under the same ownership as the Business Premises, the owners of all property that adjoins that ownership, or is separated from it only by a street, alley, public right-of-way or other easement, shall also be notified as set forth above.  In addition, DCR shall post the notice on its website and shall send the notice by electronic mail to:  (1) the closest neighborhood council; (2) the business improvement district, if applicable; and (3) the City Council Office within which the Business Premises is situated.
 
   3.   Posted Notice.  Posted notices shall contain the following information: date, time and place where the meeting or public hearing will be held, or if the meeting will be held online, a link to the webinar or virtual meeting. The notice shall also include: the purpose of the meeting, name of the Applicant, application number, Business Premises address, Commercial Cannabis Activities requested, and the Council District and Community Plan Area in which the Business Premises is located.  The notice shall also inform interested parties how to provide DCR with information about the application. The notice shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the property where the Business Premises is located.  The notice shall be provided by DCR electronically and printed by the Applicant on a minimum of 11" x 17" paper size with a minimum 20 font size.  The notice shall be posted immediately upon receipt from DCR.
 
   (c)   Required Notices.
 
   1.   Notice of Complete Application.  Within 10 days of DCR's determination that an application is complete, DCR shall provide written notice as described in Subsection (b)(1).  The Applicant shall provide written evidence to DCR that the Applicant offered to appear before the relevant neighborhood council to address questions about the application.
 
   2.   Notice of Community Meeting.  No less than 20 days prior to the date of any community meeting required under this article, DCR shall provide Mailed and Posted Notice of the meeting as described in Subsections (b)(2) and (3).
 
   3.   Notice of Cannabis Regulation Commission Public Hearing.  No less than 20 days prior to the date of any Cannabis Regulation Commission hearing required under this article, DCR shall provide mailed and posted notice of the hearing as described in Subsection (b)(2) and (3).
 
   4.   Notice of Public Convenience or Necessity (PCN) Public Hearing. Within 10 days of DCR transmitting an applicant's request to the City Clerk that the City Council find that approval of the license application would serve the public convenience or necessity, DCR shall provide written notice under Section 104.05(b)(1).
 
   5.   Notice to Interested Parties.  Upon written request to DCR, any Person shall be placed on DCR's interested party notification list to receive notices required under this section by email.