A.   Authority: The Town Council hereby finds, determines, and declares that it has the power to adopt this section pursuant to: article XVIII, section 16 of the Colorado Constitution; Colorado Revised Statutes section 44-11-104(6); article XX of the Colorado Constitution; the Town of Winter Park Home Rule Charter; and the Local Government Land Use Control Enabling Act, article 20 of title 29, Colorado Revised Statutes.
   B.   Findings: Based on the foregoing authority and after careful consideration and evaluation of the potential secondary impacts associated with the operation of medical marijuana establishments, the Town Council finds and determines that such businesses, other than a limited number of licensed medical marijuana businesses, would have an adverse effect on the health, safety and welfare of the Town and its inhabitants and that no suitable location exists in the Town for the operation of medical marijuana establishments other than the limited number of licensed medical marijuana businesses permitted by Chapter 7 of Title 3 of this Code.
   C.   Prohibition: It is unlawful for any person to operate, cause to be operated, or permit to be operated any medical marijuana establishment, other than a duly licensed medical marijuana business, in the Town, and all such uses are hereby prohibited in any location in the Town.
   D.   Penalty: Violations of this Section shall be punished as set forth in subsection 1-4-1C of this Code.  (Ord. 441, Series of 2010; amd. Ord. 559, Series of 2021)