Hoover council passes moratorium that is temporary vape stores, pawn stores, cash advance facilities
Randy Toffel exposed their Vapeology store in Lorna Brook Village in Hoover, Alabama, in July 2014.
The Hoover City Council today voted 4-3 to pass a moratorium that is temporary issuing company licenses to vape shops, pawn shops, check cashing stores and companies that issue vehicle name loans or pay day loans or advances.
Hoover Councilman Casey Middlebrooks proposed the moratorium, saying these kinds of companies are unwanted and hinder the recruitment of other businesses that are desirable.
Middlebrooks stated numerous council people campaigned in the concept of protecting older, founded areas from decay in which he thinks this moratorium is one step in satisfying who promise.
Some older communities, like those along Lorna path, have experienced an expansion of the businesses that are undesirable he stated.
He stated he desires to keep consitently the moratorium set up through to the town usually takes a comprehensive view rewriting its zoning ordinance and/or subdivision laws as it pertains to these firms.
Casey Middlebrooks 10-15-18
Hoover Councilman Casey Middlebrooks listens to conversation through the Oct. 15, 2018, council meeting monday. Middlebrooks proposed a moratorium that is temporary vape shops, tattoo parlors, pawn shops, check cashing facilities and businesses that problem vehicle name loans or pay day loans and improvements.
Councilmen Curt Posey, Derrick Murphy and John Greene joined up with Middlebrooks in approving the moratorium, while Councilman Mike Shaw, John Lyda and Gene Smith voted against it.
Shaw said he lives in an adult community and in addition campaigned regarding the want to protect older areas. Nonetheless, he thinks you will find improved ways to achieve this than an outright moratorium.
Shaw has provided a proposition that will restrict vape stores, pawn stores, human body art establishments and loan that is short-term to C-2 commercial districts and prohibit them within 500 legs of the domestic district or within 1,000 foot of every other. Read More