Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Public Notice > Public Hearing Notice for Conditional Use Permit Application for Marijuana Cultivation Facility

Notice Type Public Notice

Branden Bartlett and Attorney Jana Weltzin for Denali Farms applied for a conditional use permit under MSB 17.60 – Conditional Uses to operate a marijuana cultivation facility located at 23161 W. Ayrshire Avenue, Tax ID #4136B03L004; within Township 16 North, Range 4 West, Section 32, Seward Meridian.

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing concerning the application on Monday, August 1, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Borough Assembly Chambers located at 350 E. Dahlia Avenue in Palmer.  This may be the only presentation of this item before the Planning Commission and you are invited to attend.  Planning Commission members may not receive or engage in ex-parte contact with the applicant, other interested parties in the application, or members of the public concerning the application or issues presented in the application.

Application materials may be viewed online at by clicking on “All Public Notices & Announcements.”  For additional information, you may contact Peggy Horton, Planner II, by phone: 907-861-7862.  Provide written comments by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to MSB Development Services Division, 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer, AK 99645.

The public may provide verbal testimony in person at the meeting or telephonically by calling 1-855-290-3803.  To be eligible to file an appeal from a decision of the Planning Commission, a person must be designated an “interested party”.  See MSB 15.39.010 for the definition of “interested party”.  The procedures governing appeals to the Board of Adjustment and Appeals are contained in MSB 15.39.010-250, which is available on the Borough home page:, in the Borough Clerk’s office, and at various libraries within the borough.

Comments are due on or before July 6, 2022, and will be included in the Planning Commission packet.  Please be advised that comments received from the public after that date will not be included in the staff report, but will be provided to the Commission at the meeting.

Effective Date

May 19, 2022

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