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Visitor Question: What size lot is necessary for new residential structures in the Treme, District 2? I am interested in whether one can build between
Rural economic development entails creating new markets for the agricultural base and diversifying the economy to provide new opportunities.
Explore three key community development principles: creating distinctive places, critical mass in development and programming, and diversified community appeal.
Visitor Question:Is it legal for a city to have a moratorium on development? Our medium-sized city has discussed this a little bit in an open meeting of
Visitor Question: I am wondering whether the zoning law covers our condos. If so, how does that work? It seems like my large community is sort of self-governing,
Visitor Question: I'm interested in having our city create a community development corporation for a part of our community that doesn't get a lot of love.
Visitor Question: Can a code enforcement officer move my car from my back yard of my property? Editors Reply: The answer depends completely on what your
The urban community land trust is a perfect tool for boosting home ownership in lower-income areas or for countering rapidly rising housing costs.
Visitor Question: Our condo association wanted to have an event on a large church parking lot that is really central to our residents. The church refused.
Visitor Question: I was just wondering why community development projects funded by our taxpayer dollars sometimes seem to fail miserably. What are the
Turbo charge the arts and economic development nexus when you actively cultivate cultural connections to tourism, innovation, and place-making.
Solid community cultural development practice both promotes traditional arts while using their shared meanings and experiences to strengthen social capital.
Visitor Question: Hi We purchased our home six years ago. We were told by our real estate agent (friend) and the sellers (new friends) that there were
Visitor Question: Can a developer enforce restrictions that aren't deed recorded when approving a home plan for building? Editors Reply: We are sorry
Visitor Question: We live in a neighborhood of single family homes. Because we are in the county and not the city, the International Property Maintenance