Bill Could Ax Development Proffers, Force Growth Curbs

A bill before the Virginia General Assembly could end the system by which builders offer proffers of cash and land to offset the impact of new developments. Fairfax officials largely have decried the bill, which would replace the proffers with impact fees that would yield much lower value to localities, saying that it could force them to curb rezoning authorizations and greatly slow growth. The news is in this morning's Metro section.

By Focus on Fairfax |  February 4, 2008; 10:06 AM ET  | Category:  Development, Growth , Government
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