Looking for Sunshine

PhiIIips, Rhonda
March 2010
Planning;Mar2010, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on how U.S. cities have addressed the recession. The city of Lakeland in Florida has consolidated permitting processes and initiating several infrastructure projects. To help offset development platforms, several cities in Washington have allowed permit deadline extensions and delayed timing of impact fees. Arlington in Texas plans to revitalize areas that have outlived their commercial appeal and increases its programming for small business development.


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