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  • Tags: Planning and Zoning

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On December 18, 2019, the Allen County Board of Zoning Appeals denies The Muslim Community Help Center’s request to use a property south of Fort Wayne as an Islamic cemetery. Residents and members of the business community speak in opposition to the…

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In 2015, city officials in Rock Hill, SC deny an exception for cemetery usage to the Islamic Society of South Carolina. The public hearing before the Zoning Board draws a standing-room crowd voicing strong opposition to the project, including…

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An Islamic Center was considering purchasing one of three parcels of land near the university on which to erect a student center. In preliminary discussions with city officials, what everyone agreed were legitimate concerns about parking and…

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In April 2009, the Madison County Planning and Zoning Board rejects the Mississippi Muslim Association’s building application for a mosque over concerns about sewage and water utilities after the City of Madison refuses to provide sewage service.…

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In July 2012, the group requested city permission to expand its mosque to five times its current size. After notifying the community of the expansion plans, the Edmond Planning Commission received letters from residents concerned about terrorism. One…

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In February 2013, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments rejects the Louisville Islamic Center’s application for a conditional-use permit for an Islamic cemetery on land zoned agricultural. Several citizens had voiced concerns over groundwater,…

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In late August 2010, the Mayfield Board of Zoning Adjustments nullifies its previous permit for a group of Somali-born Muslims to use a rented storefront building in the downtown business district for worship. The Board later reverses its decision…

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In early August 2016 and after more than two hours of presentations, public comment, and deliberations, the Orange County Board of Zoning Adjustments votes unanimously to deny the Muslim community’s request for a special exception to build a mosque…

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A documented account of Case No. IL_03, occurring in Berkeley, IL, 60163 from 2004 to 2008

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A documented account of Case No. TX_03, occurring in Farmersville, TX, 75442 from May 2015 to December 2018
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