DougCo zoning dispute morphs into record retention argument
(Tingey Injury Law Firm / Unsplash) (Douglas County, Colo.) A legal dispute over zoning violations morphed to include concerns about maintaining video security records at the Douglas County Courthouse.
The Philly Four: Eagles trade for A.J. Brown
A May 2022 ballot question is asking Philadelphia voters if changes should be made to the city's zoning board. Right now, the Zoning Board of Adjustments is a five-member independent commission with Philadelphia's Department of Planning and Development. The question asks if the board should be expanded to seven members who meet a certain set of qualifications.
Legislature’s effort to encumber upzoning falters, but city reform plans still unclear
A statewide zoning bill that would have further encumbered local efforts to increase residential density failed to cross the finish line when the Georgia General Assembly wrapped up the legislative session on Monday.
Alameda City Council Considers How to Increase R-1 Zoning Density
At its January 4th meeting, Alameda City Council considered a Planning Board recommendation to amend the City’s municipal code to comply with Senate Bill 9 (SB9) requirements for single-family residential (R-1) zones. SB9 grants by-right approval of duplexes and lot splits in R-1 zones if they meet specific criteria.
City Council to Consider Whether to Increase R-1 Zoning Density Significantly
A former single-family residence converted to a duplex in AlamedaKarin Jensen. At its January 4th, 7 pm meeting, Alameda City Council will consider a Planning Board recommendation to amend the city’s municipal code to comply with and exceed Senate Bill 9 (SB9) requirements to increase density in single-family residential (R-1) zones. SB9 grants by-right approval of duplexes and lot splits in R-1 zones if they meet specific criteria.