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Dallas Council Passes Gas Drilling Ordinance With Restrictions

The long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Citizens Argue For, Against Dallas Fracking Ordinance

The proposed Dallas ordinance is relatively restrictive and went through months of arguments with the Plan Commission. The biggest unresolved issues are the setbacks between wells or between wells and homes.

12/04/2013

Arlington Car Dealers

Arlington May Draw Line With Used Car Businesses

Look down some Arlington streets and you’ll see car dealer, after car dealer. Some have old, hand painted signs, others are in old car dealership buildings. A new ordinance would prohibit business locations and enforce new building requirements.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

Farmers Branch city council meets about controversial immigrant rental policy. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Suburb Hears Public On Housing Ruling

Leaders of a Dallas suburb heard public comment on whether to appeal a ruling that overturned an ordinance banning immigrants in the country illegally from renting apartments.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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Dallas Considering Changing Garage Sale Ordinance

Getting a permit from the City of Dallas to have a garage sale could soon be cheaper and easier, for some people. This week Dallas City Council will be discussing a new ordinance that would ease current fees and restrictions.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2013

Mineral Wells City Council changes cemetery flag ordinance (Photo by Jay Gormley, CBS 11)

Flags Allowed To Fly Year-Round At Mineral Wells Cemetery

Passionate veterans and their family members pleaded with the Mineral Wells City Council to change an ordinance to allow flags to fly year-round at a local cemetery.

07/10/2012