Citing increased economic opportunity, Douglas County officials are trying to expand allowable uses in industrial zones.
On Tuesday, Douglas County planning commissioners unanimously approved a staff-initiated zoning text amendment that alters county code regarding light and industrial service areas.
"There is so much vacancy out there, we have to allow more uses," Brad Spires, a commercial Realtor, said during public comment.
Kathy Beamer, owner of Custom Fit in Johnson Lane, said she wants to expand her personal fitness business to serve north valley residents but is restricted by light industrial zoning.
"I need a larger facility," she said. "I would …