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How should Mountain View implement regulations on the local sale of cannabis?


If storefront retail businesses are allowed, where should they be located in Mountain View? (Choose all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Near offices 35.5% 220
Near retail or neighborhood services 49.1% 304
In small neighborhood retail centers 46.8% 290
In large retail centers 51.4% 318
Near manufacturing, warehouse or auto-oriented services 40.7% 252
In downtown Mountain View 50.2% 311
Nowhere. Cannabis storefront retail should not be allowed in Mountain View 27.3% 169

If non-storefront retail businesses are allowed, where should they be located in Mountain View? (Choose all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Near offices 48.0% 297
Near retail or neighborhood services 36.3% 225
In small neighborhood retail centers 31.3% 194
In large retail centers 36.2% 224
Near manufacturing, warehouse or auto-oriented services 70.3% 435
Nowhere. Cannabis non-storefront retail should not be allowed in Mountain View 24.1% 149

Cities are able to adjust the buffer if desired. In your opinion, the City should:

Response Percent Response Count
Maintain the minimum 600-foot buffer. 48.8% 302
Decrease the buffer to less than 600 feet. 11.6% 72
Increase the buffer to be greater than 600 feet. 39.6% 245

Should Mountain View limit the number of initial retail businesses?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, there should be 1-2 businesses permitted (up to 1 for every 38,000 residents). 15.5% 96
Yes, there should be 3-4 businesses permitted (up to 1 for every 19,000 residents). 15.2% 94
Yes, there should be 5-6 businesses permitted (up to 1 for every 13,000 residents). 9.5% 59
No limit. The City should not regulate the number of retail businesses in the City. 34.9% 216
Cannabis retail should not be allowed in Mountain View. 24.9% 154

5. Should cannabis retail businesses be concentrated near each other OR should consideration be given to separating their locations?

Response Percent Response Count
Concentrated near each other 15.0% 93
Consider separating the business locations 44.7% 277
Do not study regulations regarding this aspect of potential cannabis business locations 40.2% 249

6. What, if any concerns, do you have regarding commercial cannabis in Mountain View? Click on an item in the following concern list to place in order of priority with MOST concerned at the TOP and LEAST concerned at the BOTTOM. If you have "No Concerns," place it at the top of the list.

Average priorities over 619 responses
  1. Safety.

    Safety.
  2. Location of dispensaries.

    Location of dispensaries.
  3. Taxing cannabis.

    Taxing cannabis.
  4. Too many dispensaries.

    Too many dispensaries.
  5. No Concerns.

    No Concerns.
  6. Too few dispensaries.

    Too few dispensaries.
  7. Please provide your Other Concern in the space below.

    Other Concern.

Other concern:

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184
Skipped
435

7. City Council is exploring a tax on cannabis for the November 2018 Ballot. Should the City tax cannabis sold in Mountain View?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes, the City should tax cannabis sold in Mountain View. 76.4% 473
No, the City should NOT tax cannabis sold in Mountain View. 23.6% 146

8. Please provide any additional comments, questions or concerns regarding the regulation of cannabis in Mountain View:

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304
Skipped
315
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February 28, 2018, 11:24 PM
  • If storefront retail businesses are allowed, where should they be located in Mountain View? (Choose all that apply)
    • Near offices
    • Near retail or neighborhood services
    • In small neighborhood retail centers
    • In large retail centers
    • Near manufacturing, warehouse or auto-oriented services
    • In downtown Mountain View
  • If non-storefront retail businesses are allowed, where should they be located in Mountain View? (Choose all that apply)
    • Near offices
    • Near retail or neighborhood services
    • In small neighborhood retail centers
    • In large retail centers
    • Near manufacturing, warehouse or auto-oriented services
  • Cities are able to adjust the buffer if desired. In your opinion, the City should:
    • Maintain the minimum 600-foot buffer.
  • Should Mountain View limit the number of initial retail businesses?
    • No limit. The City should not regulate the number of retail businesses in the City.
  • 5. Should cannabis retail businesses be concentrated near each other OR should consideration be given to separating their locations?
    • Do not study regulations regarding this aspect of potential cannabis business locations
  • 6. What, if any concerns, do you have regarding commercial cannabis in Mountain View? Click on an item in the following concern list to place in order of priority with MOST concerned at the TOP and LEAST concerned at the BOTTOM. If you have "No Concerns," place it at the top of the list.
    1. Taxing cannabis.

      Taxing cannabis.
    2. Too few dispensaries.

      Too few dispensaries.
    3. Safety.

      Safety.
  • Other concern:
    No response.
  • 7. City Council is exploring a tax on cannabis for the November 2018 Ballot. Should the City tax cannabis sold in Mountain View?
    • No, the City should NOT tax cannabis sold in Mountain View.
  • 8. Please provide any additional comments, questions or concerns regarding the regulation of cannabis in Mountain View:
    No response.
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1. "Storefront retail" refers to a traditional storefront retail business at which cannabis goods are sold to customers. Storefront retail businesses are often referred to as "dispensaries."
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2. Non-storefront retail refers to a business location from where cannabis goods are stored and delivered to customers. The location is closed to the public and functions much like a distribution center.

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3. The State of California establishes a 600-foot buffer between commercial cannabis businesses and schools, child care centers and day care facilities.

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4. Most cities that have allowed commercial cannabis have established a maximum initial number of businesses permitted in their city. For example, San Jose allows a maximum of 16 businesses (approximately 1 for every 64,000 residents).

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Please provide your Other Concern in the space below.

Safety.

No Concerns.

Too few dispensaries.

Location of dispensaries.

Taxing cannabis.

Too many dispensaries.


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