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Development Moratorium

June 6, 2021, 7am PDT
Oakley, a small town in Summit County, Utah, has paused new development while it redraws its land use map and brings new water supply online.
Park Record
March 3, 2021, 10am PST
With the state mandating a switch to electric vehicles by 2035, Petaluma is aligning its land use regulations with its climate goals.
The Press Democrat
January 14, 2021, 7am PST
A trio of Fort Worth city councilmembers are trying to hit the brakes on the recent wave of multi-family housing developments requiring zoning changes in the growing city.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
September 7, 2020, 7am PDT
Chicago and Atlanta both approved development moratoriums in areas surrounding new urban amenities this year. Other cities could soon add to the number.
The Washington Post
August 10, 2020, 9am PDT
A planning change would make it easier to develop housing near transit in Montgomery County, Maryland. In 2018, the county adopted a development moratorium intended to prevent overcrowding in schools.
Greater Greater Washington
February 13, 2020, 9am PST
Cities and counties all over the South are restricting further development of dollar stores.
Next City
January 16, 2020, 9am PST
Two aldermen want to halt all development activity The 606, also known as the Bloomingdale Trail, in Chicago to slow gentrification near the popular linear park.
Chicago Tribune
April 5, 2019, 8am PDT
Boulder declared a moratorium on development in a federally designated Opportunity Zone back in December. Here's how the decision has played out so far.
Next City
September 12, 2018, 5am PDT
Parts of Montgomery County, Maryland have declared a moratorium on new homes because schools are overcrowded.
Greater Greater Washington
Blog post
June 4, 2015, 6am PDT
After San Francisco Supervisors reject housing moratorium, proponents vow ballot initiative. But a moratorium is the wrong solution to the problem and would likely lead to continued price increases, condo conversions, and Ellis Act evictions.
Reuben Duarte