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    speed, speed, speed! What about quality?

    In Reply to: speed, speed, speed! What about quality? posted by Joseph Iliff on August 29, 1997 at 17:02:15:

    I'm tired of being asked, "How quickly can I get something rezoned?" or "How fast can I get a subdivision approved?"

    What about "How do I make a good rezoning proposal?" or "How do I design a good subdivision?" It seems the developers think zoning and subdivision review is a speed bump on the road to profit, rather than a checkpoint. Am I alone, or does everybody have this?

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    Cyburbian hilldweller's avatar
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    This here is apparently the oldest thread in the FAC. Don't ya think Washington State Planning deserves an answer after 15 years?

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    Quote Originally posted by hilldweller View post
    This here is apparently the oldest thread in the FAC. Don't ya think Washington State Planning deserves an answer after 15 years?
    I think the silence spoke volumes.
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    Quote Originally posted by Washngton State Planning View post
    In Reply to: speed, speed, speed! What about quality? posted by Joseph Iliff on August 29, 1997 at 17:02:15:

    I'm tired of being asked, "How quickly can I get something rezoned?" or "How fast can I get a subdivision approved?"

    What about "How do I make a good rezoning proposal?" or "How do I design a good subdivision?" It seems the developers think zoning and subdivision review is a speed bump on the road to profit, rather than a checkpoint. Am I alone, or does everybody have this?
    Yes, yes we do.
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    How did he post this nine years before he registered?

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    Quote Originally posted by jsk1983 View post
    How did he post this nine years before he registered?
    Speed, speed, speed! Just like how Superman can fly so fast he spins the Earth backwards and reverses time, so do posts from Washington State Planning!
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    Cyburbian hilldweller's avatar
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    How about Joseph Iliff representin back in the day?

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    Quote Originally posted by jsk1983 View post
    How did he post this nine years before he registered?
    Prior to 2002 the speed/time continuum was pretty unstable. Those were scary times.
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    I have no idea what you're talking about. Every developer tells me that their subdivision is going to be the best place in town with the highest standards and it'll create peace in our time as long as they can get it passed next week.
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