Town Welcomes Super Walmart

Small NC town changes zoning ordinance to accomodate Walmart.

While other communities across the country are turning down or restricting new "big box" stores, one small town is opening its arms to such development. Mocksville, NC has gone so far as to adopt changes to it's zoning ordinance suggested by the developers of a Walmart supercenter.

Thanks to John Allen

Full Story: Town Open to Big Store

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month
DVD Cover of The Story of Sprawl

The Story of Sprawl

See how America changed shape in this collection of historic films that visually document how sprawl evolved.
$29.99 for 2-DVD SET

Essential Readings in Urban Planning

Planning on taking the AICP* Exam? Register for Planetizen's AICP * Exam Preparation Course to save $50.
$369 includes free shipping!