DANBURY – During a public hearing about plans by a Bethel marijuana dispensary to expand into a former bank building on the city’s west side, the question was asked multiple times whether the drive-thru window would be used.
But now that plans have been approved for D&B Wellness to occupy a three-story bank building on Mill Plain Road, the Bethel-based medical marijuana dispensary wants to make use of the drive-thru window, as dispensaries do out west and across the country.
An attorney said the idea came from those who spoke in support of the dispensary during the public hearing.
“A number of speakers, including two or three members of the Danbury City Council questioned why the proposal did not include a drive-thru since the clientele who use the medical marijuana dispensary are often suffering from physical impairments that limit their mobility and would be the very people who would benefit from a drive-thru window,” said attorney Neil Marcus in a petition to the city Zoning Commission. “The applicant joins in the opinion expressed by the public during its hearing process that