Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

County changes zoning to attract 'green' development

Email News Alerts

Let them build it (in an environmentally-friendly way) and they will come.

That's the hope of Becker County commissioners, who have loosened restrictions on housing developers to encourage them to embrace conservation-based design for new developments on lakes and wetlands.

Advertisement

The county board and the planning commission have worked together to amend the county zoning ordinance toward that end.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
Advertisement
randomness