Regional Planning Councils May Gain More Say Over Growth Control

Florida cities want more control over shaping the future of the fast-growing state.

"The Florida League of Cities plans to push the Florida Legislature in March to take some of the state-level regulation of development away from decision-makers in Tallahassee and give that power to regional planning councils.""But environmentalists and builders alike question turning more of the state's regulatory powers over to local boards."

Thanks to David Hey

Full Story: Cities Want More Say In Controling Growth

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