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Board votes to uphold duplex permit approval

Despite vocal opposition, Carson City’s Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Wednesday to uphold a Planning Commission decision to allow a duplex at 1512 N. Nevada St. The decision, with Supervisors Jim Shirk and Karen Abowd dissenting, upheld the commission’s decision to authorize a special-use permit for Steve Yochum to build another house on his property, which currently has one house. In that sense, duplex in this case refers to two detached houses side by side. Neighbors worried about the impact opposed the plan. “I’m concerned that one more (duplex) is going to be the tipping point,” said Donna Inversin, a …

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