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Bishop Planning Commission Gets a Look at Commercial Cannabis Ordinance

The Bishop City Council’s four-year history with commercial cannabis operations may take a different turn in the near future. Wednesday evening, the city’s Planning Commission got its first look at a draft ordinance. While the Commission didn’t give the draft the go-ahead, it did ask for more information from staff and a second run at […]

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Vacancy on City of Bishop Planning Commission

Planning commission BISHOP –There is an unscheduled vacancy on the city of Bishop Planning Commission. This appointment will be in effect until the end of the term on June 22, 2021. Anyone who is interested in serving on this commission may contact Bishop City Hall, 377 West Line Street, Bishop, (760) 873-5863. Applications and descriptions […]

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Pot or not: Bishop Planning Commission and City Council differ

By Deb Murphy Bishop’s Planning Commission didn’t have any luck when it recommended permitting medical marijuana dispensaries last year. The City Council opted to wait and see how the voters reacted to Prop. 64 legalizing adult recreational use and Inyo County’s advisory measures on the November ballot. Voters in both the County and the City […]

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Kingston Subdivision Tract Map approved by Planning Commission

By Deb Murphy Bob Kingston’s 15-home subdivision on the Bishop Nursery site on Home Street raised a lot of heat from neighbors on Rome Drive over the last six months. Much of that heat had cooled by the Planning Commission meeting Tuesday evening. While some of those neighbors assumed “the subdivision was a done deal,” […]

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Bob Kingston: Committed to nursery, quality development

By Deb Murphy Bob Kingston met with area media Tuesday to address some of the concerns expressed by neighbors to his proposed 15-home subdivision on Home Street as well as his commitment to keep Bishop Nursery a part of the community. The meeting took place the day after the Bishop City Council accepted the Revised […]

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Bishop Planning Commission votes on marijuana cultivation, vape lounges

By Deb Murphy Bishop’s Planning Commission was far more chill than City Council when it came to ordinances regulating medical marijuana cultivation and vape lounges within city limits. Both ordinances passed but with recommendations to loosen up the restrictions and remove language that was described as onerous and specious. Now both ordinances will head to […]

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