Development Limits Upheld

A Florida court overturns a local judge's ruling that would have allowed property owners to build on up to 15,000 lots created before strict land-use requirements were enacted.
December 11, 2003, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In a blow to Keys property rights activists, a state appeals court Wednesday overturned a local judge's ruling that would have allowed thousands of property owners to build on lots created before the days of strict land-use requirements... State and county officials had estimated that up to 15,000 lots in the Keys could have been eligible for building permits -- or costly buyouts by the county -- under Monroe County Circuit Judge Richard Payne's ruling in 2000."

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Published on Thursday, December 11, 2003 in Florida Keys News

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