by Susie Vasquez
Nevada Appeal News Service

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October 5, 2007
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State smoking ban sparks zone-change request for Gardnerville parcel

Gardnerville - Nevada's voter-approved smoking ban put a crimp in plans for a commercial area on six acres in Gardnerville, so much so that developers came back for a zoning change here, from neighborhood to general commercial, to loosen smoking restrictions.

Located on Highway 395 across from Raley's, Waterloo Center developers are requesting the zoning change for about two-thirds of its 5.91-acre parcel, a request the Gardnerville Town Board endorsed.

Resident Victoria Roberts challenged the proposal, noting there's no reason to encourage smoking in bars when several downtown Gardnerville businesses already allow smoking.

"A lot of the community doesn't need …

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