Zoning rule may change in village of Rhinebeck

“Rhinebeck is a pretty unique community … largely due to very good planning and zoning over the years,” Reardon said.

“Our zoning laws, when they were written, gave very careful consideration to minimizing commercial sprawl and the impacts it would have on our residential neighborhoods,” he added. “That is a very big concern, because when you start talking about amending the zoning law and doing something that maybe is ‘spot zoning,’ you have to be very careful not to hurt something that’s been very good.”

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