Voters To Decide On Size Cap In Agoura Hills

Date: 1 Dec 2001 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Citizens for Responsible Growth, a grassroots group in Agoura Hills, California, has collected enough signatures to put a measure before the voters that would limit retail stores to 60,000 square feet. The vote will be held March 5. The city council vehemently opposes the ordinance, contending that it will reduce future sales tax revenue and invite legal challenges. Dozens of communities have enacted size caps, which have consistently been upheld by the courts as a valid use of local land use authority. … Read More

Agoura Hills Residents Push Big Box Referendum

Date: 1 Oct 2001 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Hoping to protect their community’s semi-rural landscape and lifestyle, a group of residents and small business owners in Agoura Hills, California are pushing for a ballot initiative that would ban retail stores larger than 60,000 square feet. Agoura Hills is a town of 20,000 people located about 35 miles north of Los Angeles. Citizens for Responsible Development (CRD) began organizing earlier this year after a developer proposed building a 255,000 square foot retail complex south of Highway 101. … Read More