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City considers new downtown zone


The Rosemount Planning Commission has been working on ways to make it easier to bring businesses to town. One way the commission hopes to help is by streamlining downtown zoning.

Currently the downtown district falls under four zoning ordinances -- public institutional, residential, commercial and an overlay district. While the four ordinances cover most of the downtown's needs it makes opening a new business in town a bit cumbersome.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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