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NC permit denial defended

This is in response to The Union editorial of Jan. 15 relative to the Nevada City Planning Commission’s denial of a permit for a mini-mart/delicatessen at the gas station in the downtown Historic District. The commission concluded that such a use in addition to the gas station activity would create a major traffic and safety hazard at this already busy location.

I was further concerned that such use directly across from Calanan Park would create a new center for loiterers and/or drifters to hang out, a problem previously alleviated by the renovation and stabilization of the park. I strongly believe our residents and visitors deserve a feeling of safety when they spend time in our downtown.



The majority of the Planning Commission agreed on these points and the City Council has upheld their decision.




Conley S. Weaver

chairman

Nevada City Planning Commission


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