Riverside Growth Control Plan Adopted

After five years, and $11 million in the making, Riverside County, CA has adopted a sweeping general plan in an attempt to better shape growth in the booming county.
October 9, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The Riverside County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a sweeping general plan in an attempt to better shape growth, including new housing and roads, in this booming county in coming decades," but reviews are decidely mixed. For example, "Bill Johnson, who owns 9,000 acres in southern Riverside County that he would like to turn into a resort, said the new plan is 'appalling. This amounts to the largest taking of private property in the history of the United States.' "

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Published on Wednesday, October 8, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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