Tag: Disability Rights Florida
UF Environmental Health & Safety staff recently attached four smaller houses to the outside of the newest barn in hopes of enticing the bats to begin the relocation process on their own. Photo Credit: Bri Lehan/University of Florida

A.G. GancarskiOctober 16, 2015

The long and winding battle between Ability Housing and residents of the Springfield neighborhood in Jacksonville continued Friday, with Ability Housing’s appeal of the Planning and Development Department’s refusal to grant an exception from a zoning overlaybeing. In May, the city of Jacksonville contended, according to WJCT, “that the facility’s intended use is ‘akin’ to that […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 12, 2015

In a letter to the office of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry last week, Disability Rights Florida raised concerns about difficulty getting a land-use permit in the Springfield Historic District. David Boyer, investigations director for the group, observed that there was “difficulty” getting a permit through the Jacksonville Zoning Board, and then observed that such difficulty […]


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