§ 120.07  SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CULTIVATION CENTERS, ADULT-USE CULTIVATION CENTERS AND ADULT-USE CRAFT GROWERS.
   (A)   Location. No cultivation center or adult-use cultivation center shall be located within 2,500 feet of the property line of a pre-existing public or private pre-school or elementary or secondary school or day care center, day care home, group day care home, part day care facility, or an area zoned R-1, R-2, R-3 or C-D. Such distances shall be measured linearly and shall be the shortest distance between the closest points of the property lines of the places.  This requirement shall not be subject to variance. If a boundary line measured touches upon any portion of a parcel or lot, the parcel or lot shall be within the area being identified by the City Zoning Official.
   (B)   Setback from other cultivation centers-dispensaries. Adult-use cultivation centers, and adult-use dispensaries. No cultivation center or adult-use cultivation center or adult-use craft grower may: be located within 1,500 feet of another cultivation center, dispensary, adult-use cultivation center, or adult-use dispensary or adult-use craft grower absent demonstration of a variance provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture or the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional  Regulation. Such setback shall be measured from property line to property line. Such distances shall be measured linearly and shall be the shortest distance between the closest points of the property lines of the places. This requirement shall not be subject to variance. If a boundary line measured touches upon any portion of a parcel or lot, the parcel or lot shall be within the area being identified by the City Zoning Official.
   (C)   Perimeter setbacks of structures on a site. Unless otherwise limited under this chapter, the perimeter setback for a cultivation center or adult-use cultivation center or adult-use craft grower shall be the same as that of the zoning district in which it is located.
   (D)   Minimum yard requirements. Unless otherwise limited under this chapter, cultivation centers or adult-use cultivation centers must meet the requirements for the zoning district in which it is located.
   (E)   Parking. Cultivation centers or adult-use cultivation centers shall minimally have three visitor parking spaces and one parking space per employee per shift. Unless otherwise provided in this chapter, the parking area shall meet all requirements for off-street parking and loading applicable to the zoning district in which it is located. Parking areas shall be lit in accordance with § 151.02 and monitored by video surveillance equipment whose live images can be viewed by cultivation center or adult-use cultivation center staff and continually recorded and stored for 180 days in a tamper proof format.
   (F)   Exterior signage.
      (1)   Other than the signs as specified in divisions (H)(3) and (4) of this section, all signage shall be limited to one flat wall sign not to exceed ten square feet in area, and one identification sign not to exceed two square feet. This identification sign may only include the cultivation center or adult-use cultivation center address. Signage shall not be directly illuminated.
      (2)   Electronic message boards and temporary signs are not permitted.
   (G)   Signs shall not include any realistic or stylized graphical representation of the cannabis plant or its parts, or any realistic or stylized graphical representation of drug paraphernalia, or cartoonish imagery oriented toward youth. Age and access limitations. It shall be unlawful for any cultivation center, adult-use cultivation center or adult-use craft grower to allow any person who is not at least 21 years of age on the premises. Cultivation centers, adult-use cultivation centers or adult-use craft growers shall not employ anyone under the age of 21 years. Access shall be limited exclusively to cultivation center, adult-use cultivation center, adult-use craft grower staff and local and state officials and those specifically authorized under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act and any subsequent amendments.
   (H)   Security and video surveillance.
      (1)   The cultivation center, adult-use cultivation center and adult-use craft grower shall be an enclosed, locked facility and shall provide and maintain adequate security on the premises, including lighting, video surveillance and alarms reasonably designed to ensure the safety of persons and to protect the premises from theft. The facility shall be enclosed by high security fence. The fence must be adequately secure to prevent unauthorized entry and include gates tied to an access control system.
      (2)   The cultivation center, adult- use cultivation center and adult-use craft grower parking area, cultivation, production, warehousing areas and shipping bays and entrance shall be monitored by video surveillance equipment whose live images can be viewed by cultivation center staff and continually recorded and stored for 180 days in a tamper proof format.
      (3)   A sign shall be posted in a prominent location at each entrance to the facility which reads: "These premises are under constant video surveillance."
      (4)   A sign shall be posted in a conspicuous location at each entrance to the facility that reads: "Persons under 21 years of age not permitted on these premises."
      (5)   The Zoning Official shall review the adequacy of lighting, security and video surveillance installations with assistance from the City of Mattoon Police Chief.
      (6)   The loading of product shall occur within secure enclosed shipping bays and shall not be visible from the exterior of the building.
      (7)   A medical cannabis cultivation center, adult-use cultivation center or adult-use craft grower shall report all criminal activities to all appropriate law enforcement agencies immediately upon discovery.
   (I)   Noxious odors. Cultivation centers, adult-use cultivation centers, adult-use craft growers, adult-use transporting organizations, and adult-use processing organizations shall operate in a manner that prevents odor impacts on neighboring properties and, if necessary, the facility shall be ventilated with a system for odor control approved by the Coles County Department of Public Health.
   (J)   Conduct on site. It shall be unlawful to engage in the retail sale of medical cannabis or medical cannabis infused products at or on the site of a cultivation center. It shall also be unlawful to cultivate, manufacture, process or package any product, other than medical cannabis and medical cannabis infused products, at a cultivation center. It shall be unlawful to engage in the retail sale of adult-use cannabis or adult-use cannabis infused products at or on the site of an adult-use cultivation center, a cultivation center or adult-use craft grower. It shall also be unlawful to cultivate, manufacture, process or package any product, other than adult-use cannabis and adult-use cannabis infused products, at an adult-use cultivation center, cultivation center or adult-use craft grower.
(Ord. 2020-5431, passed 6-2-2020)