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City of Jacksonville

Jacksonville City Councilman Jim Love is withdrawing a Riverside zoning bill that caused an uproar last month.

Love said he plans to start a new bill from scratch to clarify and strengthen rules that govern the neighborhood’s historic overlay map.


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After outraged business owners and Riverside residents spoke out against a proposed bill that would alter the process of applying for a mixed-use development in the Jacksonville neighborhood, the City Council member who introduced it is looking to quell concerns with a substitute bill.

City of Jacksonville

Jacksonville social media has been on fire this week with outcry over a Jacksonville City Council proposal dealing with Riverside’s historic overlay — that’s a map showing where types of buildings and activities are allowed to happen.