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County Rejects Zoning for Apartments at Imperial Lakes Golf Course

Polk County commissioners voted down two zoning proposals that would have allowed a developer to build apartments on the Imperial Lakes Golf Course. The land had already been rezoned last year for low-density residential uses, The Ledger reports. Neighbors opposing the new rezoning proposals cited compatibility, traffic and drainage issues. Source: The Ledger

Posted inCity Hall, Neighborhoods

City Will Explore Options to Regulate Short-Term Rentals

The presence of nearly 200 Airbnb, VRBO and other short-term rentals in central Lakeland is “changing the character of our core neighborhoods and contributing to housing scarcity,” the president of the Lake Morton Neighborhood Association told city commissioners. On Monday, he asked them to look into regulating the rentals. While commissioners did not say whether […]