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MN House Passes On Variance Bill

From the Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services office: House votes to ease restrictions on zoning variances published 4/4/2011 The House voted 79-52 to allow local governments greater latitude to grant zoning variances, but some said more work was … Continue reading

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Open Letter on Legislation for Zoning Variances in Minnesota

An open letter to sponsors of MN HF 52/SF 13, dealing with statutes for zoning variances in Minnesota: As a professional planner of 20 years experience in several states, and a committed Conservative, I strongly oppose the proposed amendments in HF 52/SF … Continue reading

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FCC Sets Drop Dead Date on Wireless Sites

Planning & zoning professionals seem to have greeted with deafening silence the FCC decision last week on wireless tower siting timelines.  The press release begins: In a Declaratory Ruling (“Ruling”) adopted today [18.11.09], the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) cleared the … Continue reading

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