Sunday, December 11, 2011
One way homeowners are being forced out of single-family homes is by increasing the number of onerous regulations they are forced to comply with.
"Another common element of these plans is to limit the activity that may occur within the various plan designations. In King County, Washington, for example, property owners in some parts of the county are required to leave 65% of their land unused, in its "natural" condition. Known as the 65-10 Rule, it calls for landowners to set aside 65 percent of their property and keep it in its natural, vegetative state. According to the rule, nothing can be built on this land, and if a tree is cut down, for example, it must be replanted. Building anything is out of the question."
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Posted by Rachel Alexander at Sunday, December 11, 2011