Godfrey board approves permit for dispensary, Mayor suggests Rec Center be built – AdVantageNEWS.com

The former Woody’s building in Godfrey (Photo: Mark Ellebracht)

Godfrey is a step closer to getting its first cannabis dispensary. The Godfrey Village Board gave approval to a special use permit for the new business to locate at the former Woody’s Chicken restaurant building, which has seen a lot of construction recently. The owners plan to be operational by March 1.

The ownership group calls itself Tatich 3. Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick tells The Big Z he would like to see the tax revenue this dispensary generates used for an addition to the Park and Rec department.

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Trustee Craig Lombardi stated he would like to see the current ordinance changed. The current wording allows for up to four dispensaries in the village.

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That change may be brought up at the next meeting in two weeks.

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