During the Berks County Planning Commission meeting on Wednesday afternoon, county Commissioner Mark C. Scott, a planning commission member, alerted the panel to a possible threat to local zoning laws.Commissioner sounds alarm on zoning threat
Scott said he recently became aware of a proposal by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development that would give the agency the power to dismantle local zoning regulations.
The purpose would be to ensure communities have what HUD considers to be a right mix of economic, racial and ethnic diversity.
Friday, September 20, 2013
County official sounds alarm on HUD zoning threat
From a report in the Reading Eagle:
Posted by TONY PHYRILLAS at Friday, September 20, 2013