The Real Deal Miami

Local governments battle state on development

July 10, 2009 11:40AM

A coalition of local governments led by Weston is suing the state to keep a new growth-management law from going into effect. The towns and cities said the law violates the state constitution and lowers barriers to haphazard, sprawling development that strains local capabilities. The Community Renewal Act mostly exempts builders from widening roads to accommodate traffic from new construction and eliminates the review process for some large developments.