The corpulent corporate giant asked for a variance, and met with
unexpected opposition, as well as unexpected results.
The formal title of the item was
VAR-2010-15 McDonald’s Corp. (4601 Foxborough Avenue),
on the agenda of
the Valdosta-Lowndes County Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBOA).
“Requesting a Variance to the maximum square footage allowed for drive-thru signage.”
Lowndes County Zoning Administrator Carmella Braswell.
introduced the case, and
Chair Allan Strickland mentioned pictures of other fast food restaurants
with signs within ordinance limits.
The VDT writes about Foxborough two days in a row:
Several dozen residents of the Foxborough subdivision came to the Lowndes County Commission meeting Tuesday to again express their dismay at the possibility of having a McDonald’s fast food restaurant located by the neighborhood’s entrance.
Resident Pete Candelaria said he has been living in Foxborough for six years and was speaking on behalf of the residents.
Candelario (I believe that’s the actual spelling of his name) provided
a list of suggestions to the Commission, which Chairman Paulk addressed,
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