Bowie Council says no to developer’s request for special permit

Citizen opposition to the construction of a duplex rental property at 707 Gray Street pushed the Bowie City Council to deny a specific use permit request by a local developer.

The permit request made by Windol Robbins was denied by City Code Officer David Rainey based on what he said was citizen opposition in that neighborhood.

In the June 19 planning and zoning commission meeting, the appeal was granted, moving on to the city council for further action. It was citizen opposition that swayed the council to say no.

Four citizens opposed to the duplex construction addressed the council Tuesday night.

Read the full story in the weekend News.