Controls on Growth Spawn Development Fees

“It sounds perfectly reasonable: Communities struggling with clogged roads and overcrowded schools declare they won't allow new development until the infrastructure is in place to handle the additional residents and employees. hellip;In some cases, the ordinances are just a backdoor way to impose lsquo;impact fees’on new development.” (Washington Post, Friday)

When it comes to extracting wealth, government’s imagination is endless.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Individual and Society” by Arthur E. Foulkes

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