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Developer Seeks To Expand Miami-Dade Urban Development Boundary By 316 Acres

Developers want to expand Miami-Dade County’s Urban Development Boundary by 316 acres in West Kendall to construct homes and industrial space.

Major development is not permitted outside the county’s UDB and the county doesn’t provide major services, such as water and sewer, there. The UDB has only been moved a handful of times over the past few decades, as environmental supporters strive to protect the wetlands to the west of Miami-Dade’s urban core. However, there are fewer swaths of vacant land left to develop in Miami-Dade while the population keeps growing, so there’s pressure from developers to move the UDB.

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