Zoning

Western Montana Home Construction Doubles In Areas With High Wildfire Risk

A new study says the number of homes constructed in areas with high wildfire risks has doubled in western Montana since 1990 , outpacing development …

Montana

The Future of Transit-Oriented Development Breaks Ground in Seattle

Construction of new light rail lines and stations has left the Seattle region's transit agency to decide what to do with surplus land used as staging …

Urban Design

Capitol Zoning Commission to consider rules for AirBnB and similar rental operations

Because of complaints, the <b>Capitol Zoning District Commissio</b>n is considering a proposed rule to govern home rentals using such Internet outlets …

Zoning

Heated dilemmas

Researchers say short-term management responses to climate change-mediated disasters can be maladaptive in the long-term<p>As hurricane season commences …

University of Washington

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed For Norwalk: Report

A plan for a medical marijuana dispensary has been submitted to the Norwalk Department of Planning and Zoning.<p>NORWALK, CT — A plan for a medical …

Cannabis

Rid your home of hot and cold rooms with help from the Keen Home Zoning System

I’ve mentioned before that my home tends to have uncomfortable rooms regardless of the season. As I’ve said: “Because of the location of the …

Home Automation

E. Windsor casino notches key zoning approval

Tribal leaders of the state's first off-reservation casino in East Windsor secured a key zoning permit Tuesday, moving the $300 million entertainment …

Hartford

Brookhaven zoning overhaul is ready for review

A draft copy of Brookhaven’s zoning overhaul is now ready for residents’ feedback, and a series of public meetings have been scheduled.<p>The 190-page …

City Halls

Sussex County names new member to planning and zoning commission

CLOSE<p>An analysis of data obtained from the Delaware Department of Transportation through the Freedom of Information Act shows some staggering …

Urban Design

Davenport To Hear Zoning Request For Portillos

5 hours ago<p>The Davenport Planning and Zoning Commission will hear a request today from a developer to rezone property near 53rd Street and Lorton …

Playlist

Less than 15% kharif sowing recorded so far in Maharashtra

Taking into account the climate change, the Maharashtra government has put in place a long term action plan to make farmers adapt to the growing …

Climate Change

Saanich rides ahead with Active Transportation Plan

Council Monday approved ambitious new goals for active transportation in Saanich, but questions about their financing remain.<p>Saanich plans to double …

Vancouver Island

Belleville Zoning: Ad Company Wants Large Billboard Near Route 21

Should the Belleville Zoning Board allow an advertising company to install a large, digital billboard on a property near Route 21?<p>BELLEVILLE, NJ — …

Belleville

Yukon Government holds second Yukon Forum in 2018

Monday, June 18th, 2018 4:57pm<p>Premier Sandy Silver and Grand Chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations Peter Johnston taking questions from media …

Canada

City prepares for cannabis legalization

Preparations are underway for recreational cannabis use in the community.

Cannabis

Trump's Justice Department backs Orthodox Jews in zoning battle | Reuters

NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) - Valley Chabad, a growing Orthodox Jewish congregation in a leafy New Jersey suburb west of Manhattan, has spent 13 years fighting to gain approval from local officials to build a new house of worship.<p>The legal saga has now become a battle between the small town of …

U.S. Department of Justice

'Much-needed' initiative aims to protect churches from zoning discrimination

Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2018 / 06:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Protecting places of worship from zoning discrimination is the focus of a new initiative …

Rights & Freedoms

The Myth of Liveability

<b>The Myth of Liveability</b><p>“Liveability” is the central theme of the <i>Greater Sydney Region Plan</i>, the District Plans and it has now been made the election …

Wales

Sessions announces initiative on zoning regulations for religious institutions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced an initiative on Wednesday aimed at boosting the Justice Department's role protecting religious institutions from cumbersome zoning rules.<p>"Under the laws of this country, government cannot discriminate against people based on their …

Politics

Justice Department to boost protection of religious institutions

The Justice Department said Wednesday that it plans to increase efforts to bring civil rights suits against cities or governments that, it argues, …

Politics

More Permissive Zoning Codes Could Make U.S. Workers Richer | The Regulatory Review

Font Size:<p>Economists find that strict housing regulations may significantly lower U.S. gross domestic product.<p>Font Size:<p>Someone struggling to pay …

Urban Design

Consumers, private sector critical in fighting droughts and land degradation, says UN - United Nations Sustainable Development

<b>17 June 2018,</b> <b>Quito</b><b>, Ecuador–</b>More than 3.2 billion people, or 2 in every 5 people, are impacted by land degradation today and up to 143 million people …

Sustainability

Zoning board approves controversial church conversion in Bolton Hill

Local developers cleared a key hurdle in their quest to convert the former Strawbridge United Methodist Church in Bolton Hill to 11 apartments, …

Urban Design

Fundraising pursued to cover $100,0000 cost of Kingston’s Capital Condo appeal

It’s a fight that comes with a pretty hefty price tag.<p>The total cost of the “Citizen’s Appeal” of the proposed 16-storey Capital Condo project in …

Condominiums

Communities shoulder most wildfire costs

Protecting homes and people from wildfires is expensive. Even more costly are the recovery efforts following the wildfire that include road repairs, …

Montana

QC council exempts condo, gaming place from zoning

The Quezon City Council has passed resolutions exempting a housing developer in Barangay Pag-asa and a gaming operator in Ugong Norte from local …

Housing

Cascade County Commission fills final Zoning Board of Adjustments seat

CLOSE<p>The meeting was hosted by the organization Great Falls Area Concerned Citizens (GFACC), a group which actively opposes the Madison Food Park …

Montana

Plans For Dollar General Store Advance In Woodbury: Report

The project is now headed to the Zoning Commission.<p>WOODBURY, CT — A proposal to construct a Dollar General store on Main Street South cleared one …

Zoning

Marijuana Facility Expands To Cultivation: Zoning Board

Sira Naturals is applying to expand its facility from marijuana treatment to include a cultivation facility (greenhouse).<p>MILFORD, MA—Milford's Zoning …

Cannabis

Huge Woodside residential complex rejected by Queens CB

Community Board 2 has voted to reject the developer’s bid for a zoning variance that would allow for the 561-unit project<p>The massive residential project that developer Madison Realty Capital is working to create in Woodside, Queens is already facing obstacles.<p>The <i>Sunnyside Post</i> reports that …

Urban Design