Zoning & Land Use Regulations

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“Zoning is merely a tool. It can be used constructively as a positive force for community good or it can be misused.” — Edward McMahon, from “What's So Bad About Zoning?”

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Zoning for Family Day Care

Affordable, conveniently located child care is in great demand. Yet many communities’ zoning ordinances preclude, or make it difficult to provide, family day care in residential zones.