New Growth Policy, A Mixed Bag

To deal with growth, Montgomery County, MD will lift a building moratorium in its most congested areas, but impose the state's highest taxes on development.
November 1, 2003, 11am PST | Connie Chung
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"A divided Montgomery County Council voted yesterday to impose Maryland's highest taxes on development, but coupled that decision with a move that will effectively lift a moratorium on building homes in some of the county's most congested areas....The deepest division was over a proposal to rewrite the standards that planners will use to determine whether an area is so saturated with vehicles and schoolchildren that it no longer can accommodate new subdivisions."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Wednesday, October 29, 2003 in The Washington Post
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