Jersey City could see its first dispensary open at 227 Coles Street. Photo via Google Maps/Street View.
A brick building on the outskirts of Downtown could become a trailblazing facility (sorry, we had to) as a prominent medicinal marijuana company is looking to bring Jersey City its initial pot dispensary.
Just in time for marijuana’s unofficial holiday, Secaucus-based Harmony Foundation has filed an application to open inside of a two-story building at 227 Coles Street. Currently home to a Moishe’s Moving Systems outpost, Harmony is working with New York-based design firm Wolfgang & Hite to overhaul the space into a dispensary that spans about 16,000 square feet.
Harmony’s potential Jersey City location has a 2,200-square-foot office included in the plans, which were submitted to officials on April 9. While the building has a parking lot directly adjacent, the company’s application simply writes “n/a” as to the number of parking spaces they will provide under the plans.
The project will be asking for a “c” variance from existing zoning related to a loading requirement under local ordinances. While the planning board will need to sign off on the application, Jersey City does not currently have any restrictions on where medical marijuana dispensaries