A decision in a Palm Beach County lawsuit may lead to legislation to address referendum challenges to local government land-use decisions. File photo by Bruce Ritchie.
A circuit court judge's ruling in a Palm Beach County case is fueling a push for legislation to address referendum challenges to local government land-use decisions.
The Legislature in 2011 approved sweeping state growth management law changes that included prohibiting voter referendums of local growth decisions. The law changes followed the defeat in 2010 of a proposed constitutional amendment to require referendums for local comprehensive land use plan changes statewide.
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