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Saturday, November 29, 2014

township planning commission begins review or ordinance

The Ligonier Township Planning Commission took one of the first steps in the 4-month process of revamping the comprehensive development ordinance, as it began its review of zoning ordinance term definitions.
“The reason we started here is that I think it's one of the most important parts of the ordinance because improperly done, vague or insufficient definitions are one of the primary causes of legal issues down the road,” said solicitor Michael Korns, who worked on the draft.
The comprehensive development ordinance covers several subcategories, such as subdivisions and zoning. Korns said it is a bit unusual to have such a combination, and he said the newly drafted ordinance spefically deals with zoning.

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