Property Rights, Growth Boundaries Issues at Long-Range Planning Meeting

Locals expressed fear and resistance over a revision to Chattanooga, Tennessee's urban growth plan.

Reporter Mike Pare said the group was "small but vocal." Consultant planners attempted to assuage fears, saying the revisions to the plan would have no impact on property rights, but had little success:

"Chris Sinclair, of Renaissance Planning Group, said he doesn't see how a proposed 40-year growth plan could affect property rights.

"It's not about whether rights or any choices are taken away from you," he said."

Several commenters expressed fear that the United Nations' Agenda 21 would come and take control of their planning:

Truth_B_Known wrote that a consultant's statement quoted in the article: "...is almost ALL the proof we need that these people are working toward their goal of implementing Agenda 21! You're absolutely right...our constitutional property rights (along with all our other personal rights as citizens) MUST be protected at ALL costs!"

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