Residents near Pumpkin Hill sue over development

Published on February 24, 2023 at 4:09 pm

Residents who live near the Pumpkin Hill preserve have filed a lawsuit against the city of Jacksonville. They’re upset with the City Council’s decision to move forward with a new development in Northeast Jacksonville.

Last week, the City Council voted 10 to 9 in favor of rezoning the land, to allow new development that would bring nearly 100 new homes to the area.

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Residents are concerned it will increase flooding in the area and make homes vulnerable to fires.

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