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Bessemer planners pave way for housing project

BESSEMER - Members of the Bessemer Planning Commission cleared the way for a new housing complex by voting on Tuesday evening to change zoning on city land that is directly south of the Iron Belle Trail, which in turn runs directly south of Bessemer City Hall.

The vote means that the zoning designation for the site - which runs between Clayberg and Moore streets - will change from Country Estates to Mixed Density Residential.

In abbreviated terms, Country Estates is known as CE, and Mixed Density Residential is known as R-2.

The commission's vote took place immediately after a related public h...

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