Common Council in Mich. town supports ban on chain restaurants

03/1/2013 | MyCommunityNOW (Milwaukee area)

Wauwatosa, Mich., Common Council Alderman Joel Tilleson introduced a proposal last week to ban chain restaurants in East Tosa as part of an effort to reduce the risk of failure for existing area businesses. Council members voiced approval for the plan, but questioned the legality of barring formula restaurants from the area and offered suggestions and support for a flexible approval process. "While there's a piece of language in there that says formula restaurants are prohibited, the next section says there are discretionary review guidelines," City Attorney Alan Kesner noted.

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