Jefferson County Development Update
Here’s a Post-Dispatch article about the proposed Hindu temple in Jefferson County, which I’ve blogged about in the past. The project will be reconsidered this month, because the developers scaled down their plans. The latest proposal calls for fewer than half the number of houses that were first envisioned.
It’s outrageous that resources are allowed to sit idle while neighbors hold developments hostage — especially in a weak economy. The zoning process results in a lot of waste, probably outweighing the decreases in property values it’s supposed to prevent.