Natick Pick Board approves first leisure pot shop’s opening

NATICK – Natick’s 1st recreational marijuana enterprise cleared a hurdle to open up for business enterprise, but a further impediment remains.

Meanwhile, the Choose Board could vote on Monday to grant a second license to a single of various retail marijuana organizations searching to established up shop near the Wellesley town line on Rte. 9.

Cypress Tree Administration obtained the go-forward from the Scheduling Board on Wednesday night time – a 5- vote – to open up in the Cloverleaf Mall, around the interchange of Rte. 9 and Speen Street.

Having said that, the opening simply cannot transpire right until the board approves the shopping mall owner’s exertion to open a self-storage organization on the house. The two tenants would share the house at present still left vacant by a former health club.

Victor Chiang, right, CEO of Cypress Tree Management was in attendance via video conferencing Wednesday night when the Natick Planning Board voted 5-0 to approve his application for a recreational marijuana business at the CloverLeaf Mall.

There are a number of sticking factors with the proposed self-storage business enterprise.

Shopping mall owner Joshua Katzen wants to incorporate a rear entrance to the house – and a ramp –  for self-storage prospects.  Katzen indicated the request is quite straight ahead.

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Board Chairman Julian Munnich instructed Katzen that what he’s asking for involves a change-of-use evaluate by the board.

“There are a number of levels in this article,” Munnich mentioned.

Phone calls requesting remark from Katzen and Cypress Tree Managemant Main Executive Officer Victor Chaing had been not quickly returned.