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Focus on the Record - Records of Early Land Use Regulation

The City of Richmond Archives holds records created by Council, its committees, and municipal departments involved in guiding land use in Richmond from the very earliest town planning discussions to recent zoning bylaws. 488 more words

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Green Design In Princeton Means More Than Solar Panels

Recent debates over redevelopment in Princeton have focused on how ‘green’ new buildings might be. This is an appropriate question in a town that prides itself on being a… 528 more words


Panola Slopes Project FINALLY Receives Approval

At the Dec. 16 meeting, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted to approve the Panola Slope zoning requests. Now, work can get underway to redevelop the vacant townhomes near Young Road, Hidden Creek, and Covington Highway. 110 more words

Leisure Living Zoning Hearing Postponed Until January or April

Residents who came to last night’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting were surprised to learn that the agenda item about Leisure Living’s proposed assisted living development at Gunn and Rochester Roads was only a decision on their request to postpone until February. 79 more words


Developer Wins $240,000 Reduction in Required Contribution to Tree Fund

At the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA),  developer W.G.  Gilbert, Inc. was awarded part of the $429,000 reduction they requested for Hidden Creek (44 acres, west side of Sheldon, north of Mead). 830 more words


Yard Signs Protest Proposed Zoning Density Increase on East Buell Rd.

Yard Signs Protest Proposed Zoning Density Increase on East Buell Rd.

 About 50 yard signs along East Buell Rd. and Hadden Rd. and one on Landview ask the public to come to a January 6th re-zoning hearing.   165 more words


Burdensome Housing Regulations Contributing to Migration to "Red States"?

An interesting piece at Vox.com highlights the role that overly-restrictive zoning is playing in the exodus from “Blue” states to “Red” states:

Whatever else Blue America has going for it, it’s done a terrible job of  216 more words

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