VBPA's concerns focus on the inappropriate size and scale of the proposed building, the lack of a market analysis as a preliminary step in the decision-making process, and the lack of an adequate environmental impact analysis.
The application before the City's Planning and Development office shows that the proposed building would more than triple the size of the existing dry storage facility and almost triple the number of boats held in dry storage here. It would also increase their size by more than 50%.
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Renowned Local Scientist is certain that the Marina Expansion will have a negative environmental impact on the Indian River Lagoon.
Has Chapter 2- LAND USE ELEMENT GOAL, OBJECTIVES, AND POLICIES of The Policy Document - Adopted by (covb.org) from the comprehensive plan voted by the people been forgotten?
It states: "Vero Beach's quality of life, individual identify, and small town character typified by low rise and low density scale of development will be maintained and continued in a manner that: