Sunday, May 07, 2006

Session 4 - Limit Local Gov't Regulation of Electrical Substations

A bill passed that signficantly limits local governments' ability to use zoning to exclude electrical substations from residential and other districts or to impose burdensome buffer or landscaping requirements. Here's the text.

I hate to say it, but we need more of these. Why? Because local governments continue to cater to NIMBY's and abuse their home rule powers by over-regulating the provision of necessary facilities.

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