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Should Billings be more open to business in neighborhoods? Group aims to update planning codes

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March 26, 2018View for printing

The county's residential zoning code encourages monotony and not variety, she said. "It prohibits coffee shops, small grocery stores and convenient services in our neighborhoods.

"It makes it difficult to build a church, school, day care facility or places for seniors in our neighborhoods," she added, because each of those uses requires special review, an added layer of scrutiny.

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Drive-through grocery store to open on west side of Bozeman

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