New housing units are still within the growth rate under the city's growth management plan. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

What is smart growth?

Local politicians and county residents explain what smart growth means to them

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Government / Politics

County plans to change when impact fees paid as $1 million worth go uncollected

County supervisors move ordinance forward to require fees be paid when developers apply for building permits; another $430,000 of fees is owed on expired permits

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Government / Politics

Developers, landowners plan together to develop Southside area

Consultant showed board of supervisors how Southside development could progress