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Public Hearing Notice: Proposed Rulemaking North Shaw Moratorium Zone

Thursday, January 11, 2024

The Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Board (Board) held a hearing on Thursday, February 29, 2024, to receive public comment on proposed rules establishing a new moratorium zone in the North Shaw neighborhood. The proposed rules would prohibit for three years, among other things, any new Retailer Class CN/DN, CX/DX licenses, entertainment endorsements for new or existing restaurants and taverns, and transfers of certain licenses from outside the proposed moratorium zone to inside the proposed moratorium zone. The proposed rules are available on ABCA’s website at

 The public hearing was streamed and is still available on the ABCA YouTube channel.

How to Testify

Individuals and representatives of organizations who want to testify at the hearing should contact Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Administration (ABCA) General Counsel Martha Jenkins via email at [email protected] by no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024. Please include your full name, title, organization and your phone number. Once you have submitted your contact information to ABCA, you will be provided information regarding how the Board intends to conduct the hearing, and what your participation in the hearing requires.

Members of the public who are unable to testify or who do not desire to testify in person may provide written comments which will be included as part of the Board’s official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to ABCA Legal at [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024.