If you flyover cities across this planet at 1,000 meters & you discover that the best parts of our towns are the older/more central parts & the new bits called suburbs are horrible, you are forgiven if you think urban planners have mucked up.
As expected, NIMBY (not in my backyard), BANANAS (Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything or Anyone) and CAVE (citizens against virtually everything) people are torpedoing tiny home subdivisions as this AP article by Scott McFetridge makes abundantly clear. Tiny houses are trendy – unless they go up next door.
Introduction If you are a developer, you already know that most cities expect you to build all the roads your new development/subdivision requires and then turn them over to them when completed for a dollar. We not only had to build all the roads around the Canadian Tire Centre (where the NHL’s Ottawa Senators play) […]
If you read this LA Times article carefully (http://beta.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-vending-rules-20171108-story.html), you will note that Los Angeles city councilors are about to allow pushcart sellers to become legal for the 1st time except not in certain areas. Which areas are excluded? …they would be banned from doing business within five feet of driveways, bus benches, fire hydrants, […]