What you can do about suburban sprawl

A first step: Hillsborough’s planners and county attorneys need to start working now to examine how sustainable zoning and land use changes can be made without wrecking private property rights. The county’s Planning and Growth Management Department doesn’t list such an examination as a priority or current activity, but county commissioners could vote to make it a priority. You can reach the commission offices at 813-272-5660 and the Planning and Growth Management Department at 813-272-5920 to voice your support for sustainable land-use plans.

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