Zoning For Sale?

Developer offers city cash to bend zoning rules.
July 20, 2004, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Developer's proposed 'Height Incentive Program' would allow the company to get two extra floors of condos for every $200,000 it pays the city, up to six extra stories. The money would go toward such things as the city library, affordable housing, and a trolley system. Planners say the proposal is almost unheard of...If approved, city planners worry the plan would destroy what residents and professionals spent two years building: a rule book for developing the Northwood area in a way that preserves their neighborhood feel."

Thanks to Sheryl Stolzenberg

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Published on Monday, July 19, 2004 in Palm Beach Post


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