Limiting Growth By Limiting Building Size

Maumee, Ohio joins a growing list of municipalities that are restricting retail expansion by limiting building size.
March 27, 2002, 2pm PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Such requirements force retailers that want to build duplicates of other large sites to either shrink their outlets or locate in adjacent communities.Such moves generally please residents seeking to curb traffic congestion and commercial sprawl, but anger developers who foresee limits on their properties’ values and options for use."

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Published on Sunday, March 24, 2002 in Toldeo Blade


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