Local Officials Slam Impact Fee’s Zoning Restrictions
Township and borough managers, council members and supervisors are pushing back against Republican leaders who want tolimit local governments’ ability to zone natural gas drilling.
Two impact fees in front of state lawmakers would place firm guidelines on what municipalities can and can’t regulate, when it comes to Marcellus Shale activity. Local officials concerned about the measures filled Green Tree, Allegheny County’s municipal building tonight, and railed against the two impact fees for more than two hours.
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