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Georgia General Assembly Controversial design bill could come back up in 2020

County, local cities voiced their opposition to first attempt at law

Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2019 12:00 am

A controversial state bill limiting local control on housing design standards could re-emerge in next year’s session, after it was dropped last summer.

House Bill 302 appeared in February. As it was written then, it would limit local governments’ ability to govern some parts of the design of one and two family homes. Cities could no longer mandate things like exterior materials, roof materials, porch styles, foundation type, window style and other design features many cities regulate.

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