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By Andrew Morgan
Edmonds resident 

Zoning changes will increase carbon footprint | Guest View


Last updated 3/10/2022 at 9:04am

The City of Edmonds consists of a mere 8.9 square miles with a shoreline of 5.2 linear miles. If we eliminate single-family zoning, we will have smaller homes in Edmonds with a smaller carbon footprint per person and per home.

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Deborah Arthur writes:

I agree with the article as it is all true. We need to find open lot areas that are already without trees and homes and packed in streets. We have houses behind houses all over from set backs and easements. I worked with a builder once in Real Estate. I do want housing the kind they are asking for but if we put it somewhere that needs green space built in and then build a complex with Decks in areas all over the city we could find places. The Bowl has some flat places left to the North E of the water. I think. We would make just as much in sales tax or if they are for subsidized I think the big one on 99 will help with that. Never will there be a vacancy at the one we have with what 20 units rented until eternity. I think we can do this without disrupting and creating more environmental problems then we already have.


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