Wilton Arranging Board members look at two applications for marijuana small business Thursday evening. From left are members Michael Parker, William McCrillis, Cherieann Harrison and Michael Leclair, and Town Workplace Clerk Cindy Greer. Franklin Journal photo by Nicole Carter

WILTON — The Arranging Board authorized two applications for marijuana firms Thursday evening with the situation that they meet odor manage requirements.

Gray Trucking received approval to expand its health-related marijuana small business to incorporate expanding and processing industrial hemp at the former G.H. Bass & Co. shoe plant on Weld Street.

Gil Reed, owner of Western Maine Improvement Group LLC, which owns the creating, applied for an expanded use permit on behalf of Gray Trucking, which leases space there for its health-related marijuana small business authorized in 2016.

Reed stated he was unsure how considerably space Gray Trucking will use since a woodworking small business in the major creating is altering ownership and one more small business may perhaps move in quickly. Jarden Plastics and Walmart are leasing space, as properly, despite the fact that Walmart is anticipated to leave this fall.

Some residents and board members expressed concern about marijuana odors.

Reed stated Gray Trucking will offer what ever air filtration is needed.

The board authorized the application, topic to odor manage requirements getting met.

Code Enforcement Officer Charlie Lavin stated if there are complaints, the small business need to address them satisfactorily or the board can rescind its approval.

An application for Cannatopia was submitted by Isis Whalen, a companion in the small business with Daniel Banville. Each are health-related marijuana caregivers.

“We would like to not only bring in one more solution for medicinal cannabis and healing to Wilton,” she stated, “but also provide a choice of plants (flowers, vegetables and herbs), fine gemstones and minerals, and art glass goods that we make ourselves. On top of that we strategy to provide art classes for all ages.”

The small business will be on a four-acre lot they personal at 375 U.S. Route two, across from Dunkin Donuts and The Significant Apple gas station and comfort retailer.

Whalen stated they count on to add marijuana cultivation later.

For the reason that classes are for all ages, board members asked about displays, partitions to separate loved ones activities from health-related marijuana transactions, and safety.

Whalen stated they would stick to state laws to address these issues, and will have world-wide-web safety and safety guards.

The board unanimously authorized the application on situation that odor manage normal are met.