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Ruling could limit options for property owners


A ruling by the Minnesota Supreme Court has pretty much eliminated the ability for cities to grant variances. That means residents who want to deviate from the city's building ordinances will likely be turned down.

"This will limit our ability to be flexible," said city administrator Dwight Johnson of the ruling.

While the June ruling won't affect a large number of Rosemount property owners, it will likely irritate some.

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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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