by Scott Neuffer

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April 11, 2013
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Planning commissioners support TRPA overhaul

Douglas County is one step closer to having more control over its slice of the Lake Tahoe Basin. On Tuesday, planning commissioners unanimously approved a master plan amendment and three separate zoning text amendments that incorporate the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s regional plan update, approved in December, and the South Shore Area Plan, which is specific to Douglas County’s most vital economic engine. “We want to make this a recreation destination,” said county planner Brandy McMahon, who also serves on the TRPA advisory planning commission. “We want to concentrate development in the town centers in order to protect other areas …

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