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Charter team looks at Urban Development Boundary rules


Written by on October 31, 2017

Miami-Dade’s Charter Review Task Force didn’t take any votes Monday but discussed the county’s Urban Development Boundary (UDB) and provisions for handling elections during emergencies, both of which panel members may not be able to amend substantially for Miami-Dade’s version of its constitution.

The UDB separates the area where new urban growth and development can occur from the area where it should not, said Jerry Bell, assistant director for planning in the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources. The boundary, he explained, serves to protect agriculture, environmental land and areas designated for rock mining…To read the full story click here