Founder

Comments by Founder

Burger chain gang heads to court

**SD construction laws are very clear:** If you **REMODEL** *you get to keep your drive through because it is grandfathered in* BUT If you **TEAR DOWN AND THEN BUILD SOMETHING BRAND NEW** *it must conform to the latest building code(s).* **JIB scrapped their entire building site and then built something very different from what had been built before hence the NEW CONSTRUCTION rules apply.** Their designers knew the SD Building LAWS and they also knew that the neighborhood was against any new construction, having heard that over and over at a large number of facilitated JIB sponsored meetings **where they were told LOUD & CLEAR to remodel their original building (along with their drive through) but don't expect to build an entirely new building AND include a new drive through in the design because it would be illegal because it does not conform to current building codes in North Park!** *JIB then appealed their case to the SD Planning Commission (SDPC) on August 23, 2012* **where they were AGAIN told, this time by an unanimous vote/decision of the SDPC, that NO, you cannot build a new building at that location in North Park that includes a Drive Through because it does not conform to current building codes!** **So the real issue here is** ***whether a BIG Corp has to follow the law or is it OK for them to just do whatever they want and be confident that they will be able to get away with it because of their political and/or City Government connections.*** Hopefully, justice will be served at the hearing TOMORROW MORNING, which is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in Judge Ronald Prager's courtroom, located in Department 71.
— January 22, 2015 8:15 a.m.

No nuclear emergency sirens for you

...
— October 25, 2014 2:14 p.m.

Join our
newsletter list

Enter to win $25 at Broken Yolk Cafe

Each newsletter subscription
means another chance to win!

Close