• Population – 27,810 (2010)
  • Land Mass – 8.466 sq mi sq mi
  • Water Mass – 3.298 sq mi
  • Incorporation Date – June 14, 1890
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  • Ordinance 3532 – amends the Municipal Code to prohibit marijuana delivery and cultivation
  • Ordinance 3465 – Bans medical marijuana dispensaries permanently

The Municipal Code states : medical, or otherwise, marijuana dispensaries and deliveries are prohibited. No cultivation is allowed, even for primary caregivers, qualified patients, collectives, or cooperatives.

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The Monterey City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.

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