Alegislator and Aberdeen city are attempting to modify the state’s law so that a private owner in the area can’t stop a municipality from building or expanding a in a particular situation.
The decision of whether thewill continue to favor private campgrounds is to be determined as the Senate Committee approved Senator Al ‘s (R-Aberdeen) proposal, according to a report.
, whose family runs an amusement center located at the city-owned Wylie Park and complex, wants to include a clause that says that the law isn’t applicable to municipal campgrounds that have been in operation since 1980.
claimed that was the year Aberdeen opened the Wylie Park .
The law states that a municipality can establish campgrounds or tourist accommodations if there’s no existing privateapproved and inspected by the Department of Health, located within 15 miles of the municipality.
It also says that a municipality is allowed to build or expandor tourist facilities if there is an existing private within 15 miles of the municipality, provided that the owner of the private ratifies in writing the building or extension of the municipality’s .
The bill was heard on Friday by the Senate committee.claimed that anyone right now has the option of opening a within the 15-mile radius and block a municipal proposal.
The committee voted 4-2 to forward‘s law to the entire Senate.