"Egregious Spot Zoning" May Get Veto

Anne Arundel County, Maryland is embroiled in a debate over controversial zoning changes to rural areas that Executive John R. Leopold is calling "egregious spot zoning".

Nicole Fuller of The Baltimore Sun is covering the debate:

"The battle over zoning in District 7, known as South County, has raged for months, with land-use activists, local residents, developers and land owners weighing in on proposed changes. The process began earlier this year as part of the county's once-a-decade comprehensive rezoning, which tasks the council with considering applications for rezoning land across the county."

Some of the zoning changes in question involve allowing a car dealership and other commercial developments that locals say are "out of character for their proposed locations."

Full Story: Leopold mulling vetoes on South County zoning changes


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